Thursday prep roundup: Josh Van Dam wins twice in a day for E/SWC baseball

Reece Carlson hits grand slam as Adrian/Ellsworth splits doubleheader with RRC/W-WG. Worthington boys track and field team paces Fairmont JV Invite.

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Thursday sports roundup:

Track and Field

Fairmont JV Invite

FAIRMONT β€” The Worthington Trojans boys track and field posted a score of 70 in a 14 event triangular meet at Fairmont on Thursday.

Competing in both the boys and girls competitions were Worthington, Jackson County Central and Fairmont.


Tedros Kassa and Evan Neuberger placed first and second, respectively, in the 100-meter dash for WHS.

Isaiah Bates and Thet Tay were first and second, respectively, in the 200-meter dash for WHS.

The 400-meter run was won by WHS senior Miguel Urquia. Henok Ergicho won the 800-meter competition.

Kuma Buta and Ethan Meyer were first and second, respectively, in the 1,600-meter race.

Neuberger and Connor Henning set personal records in their second and third place finishes, respectively, in the shot put.

Tay and Isaac Kinser were first and second place, respectively, in the high jump.

Charlie Brands was first in both the long jump and triple jump.

The Worthington Trojans girls team score was 11 points. They finished third. JCC was second with 26 points.


Sabina Coj Chingo won the 200-meter dash for WHS. Florence Balash was second in the 800-meter run.


MCC 12, MLA/C 2

SLAYTON β€” Mountain Lake Area/Comfrey fell 12-2 in a Red Rock Conference game against hosting Murray County Central.

The Wolverines were the home team.

Christian Tentinger hit a 3-run triple for the Rebels. MCC posted six runs in the second, three in third and three in the fifth.

Derek Kluis went 2-for-3 with 3 RBIs. Krew Schneider hit a double and scored three runs. Jaden Deacon scored two runs and took first twice on balls.

Abe Paulzine pitched all five innings for the Rebels. He struck out 11.


Tanner Schultz, Joey Faber and Sam Pidde hit singles for the Wolverines.

Alexander Blom was tagged for nine earned runs in two and one-third innings. Blom allowed four hits and walked six.

Evan Karschnik and Jake Evers pitched in relief for MLA/C.

The 8-2 Rebels play in Adrian on Monday.

MCC 063 03 – 12 9 3

MLA/C 100 10 – 2 3 1

E/SWC 19, HL-O/F 0 

EDGERTON β€” Skyler Feikema was 4-for-4 from the plate for Edgerton/Southwest Minnesota Christian in a 19-0 Red Rock Conference victory over Heron Lake-Okabena/Fulda.


Feikema hit a three-run home run, scored four times and had six RBIs.

Josh Van Dam pitched all five innings for the Flying Dutchmen. He threw a no-hitter and had six strikeouts and three walks.

Jacob Uilk was 4-for-4 from the plate. He had two doubles, scored three runs and had three RBIs.

Josh Groen and Nathan Hoekman went 2-for-3. Hoekman had three RBIs. Blake Schultz had two RBIs.

Dillon Smith, Nolan Madsen and Sam Goedtke pitched for the Coyotes.

HL-O/F 000 00 – 0 0 3

E/SWC 450 (10)X – 19 18 1

E/SWC 17, HL-O/F 2


EDGERTON β€” After pitching 70 pitches in game one, Josh Van Dam stuck around for three innings in the nightcap victory for the Edgerton/Southwest Minnesota Christian Flying Dutchmen.

Van Dam was credited with two wins in a single day of baseball while pitching 105 pitches. 28 of Van Dam’s 35 pitches went for strikes.

Skyler Feikema continued his hot streak from the batter’s box. He went 3-for-3 with a triple. He scored two runs and had two RBIs.

Trevin Prins had three RBIs, and went 2-for-3. Cash Decker was hit by the pitch three times. He had one hit and two RBIs.

The Coyotes scored two first inning runs. Tim Salentiny hit a single and was advanced by a Brenton Erdmann double.

Salentiny scored on a fielder’s choice, while Erdmann took home on a wild pitch.

Simon Spittle, Trevor Bass and Nolan Madsen pitched for the Coyotes.

E/SWC plays Russell-Tyler-Ruthton on Tuesday. The Flying Dutchmen own a season record of 9-2.


E/SWC 10(10) 51 – 17 13 1

HL-O/F 200 00 – 2 2 3

RRC/W-WG 18, Adrian/Ellsworth 6

ADRIAN β€” Ashton Juhnke delivered for Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove from both the mound and the plate in the first game against Adrian/Ellsworth. The Falcons won by a score of 18-6.

Juhnke pitched five and two-thirds innings. He allowed one earned run, six hits and four walks. Juhnke scored four runs.

Dan Kleven and Keaton Skarupa had two doubles respectively. Hudsen Jenniges went 3-for-5 with three runs scored.

Kleven had four RBIs, Skarupa had three RBIs.

Joe Rahe went 2-for-2 for the Dragons. The Dragons committed eight errors.

Reece Carlson and Quentin Wolf scored two runs respectively for the Dragons.

RRC/W-WG 174 100 5 – 18 15 3

Adrian/Ellsworth 103 000 2 – 6 7 8

Adrian/Ellsworth 14, RRC/W-WG 3

ADRIAN β€” Reece Carlson hit a grand slam in a statement nightcap victory for the Adrian/Ellsworth Dragons over Red Rock Central/Westbrook-Walnut Grove. The Dragons won 14-3.

Quentin Wolf went 2-for-3 with three RBIs. Reece Carlson went 2-for-4 with five RBIs.

The Dragons had 14 hits. Andy Rahe earned the victory on the mound. He allowed six hits and one walk.

Ashton Juhnke had two hits and two RBIs for the Falcons. Ashton Holmen scored two runs.

The Dragons host MCC on Monday.

Adrian/Ellsworth 001 67 – 14 14 2

RRC/W-WG 001 02 – 3 6 6

Luverne 6, Redwood Valley 2

LUVERNE β€” Elliot Domagala had two hits for Luverne in a conference victory over Redwood Valley. Luverne scored three runs in the fourth and sixth inning for a 6-2 win.

Jacob Stroh pitched four and one-third innings for Luverne. He struck out five and allowed two earned runs.

Patrick Kroski faced six batters and pitched one inning. Carter Cehr faced the minimum in one and two-thirds innings.

Six players scored for Luverne.

Redwood Valley 000 110 0 – 2 6 3

Luverne 000 303 X – 6 6 2

Luverne 10, Redwood Valley 0

LUVERNE β€” Luverne scored five runs in the third, one run in the fourth and four runs in the fifth for a 10-0 victory over Redwood Valley in the nightcap.

Zach DeBoer pitched five scoreless innings for LHS. He struck out six, allowed two hits and one walk.

Alex Schlosser, Carter Sehr, Conner Connell and DeBoer hit doubles for Luverne.

Connell had three hits and three RBIs. DeBoer had three RBIs. Will Serie had two walks and scored two runs. Riley Sneller and Sehr scored two runs.

Luverne 005 14 – 10 11 2

Redwood Valley 000 00 – 0 2 3

Windom Area 13, JCC 3

JACKSON β€” Jackson County Central scored twice in the first inning but Windom Area scored 13 across six innings for a Big South Conference victory.

Drew Rothenberger, Josh Garrison, Chayton Struck and Brady Espenson scored two runs apiece for the Eagles.

Scoring runs for the Huskies were Logan Butzon, Ben Spaeth and Trey Rossow.

Windom Area 030 424 – 13

JCC 200 100 – 3


Luverne 21, Blue Earth Area 5

LUVERNE β€” Ella Reisdorfer had two extra base hits and went 3-for-3 from the plate with six RBIs for Luverne in a Big South Conference 21-5 victory over Blue Earth Area.

Payton Behr had two hits and two walks. She scored two runs.

Anika Boll went 3-for-4 with a double. She scored three runs and three RBIs.

Amira Cowell pitched three innings. Gracie Nath pitched one inning.

Blue Earth Area 005 0 – 5 6 2

Luverne 885 X – 21 15 3

Luverne 18, Blue Earth Area 0

LUVERNE β€” Gracie Nath pitched a four inning no-hitter for the Luverne Cardinals in the nightcap against Blue Earth Area. The Cardinals won 18-0.

Carly Olson went 3-for-4 with two doubles and four RBIs. Ella Reisdorfer hit a home run and scored three runs. Amira Cowell had two hits and scored three runs. Tori Serie hit two doubles.

The Cardinals scored 18 runs on 18 hits.

Luverne 558 0 – 18 18 1

Blue Earth Area 000 0 – 0 0 5

MCC 7, Adrian/Ellsworth 2

SLAYTON β€” Mary McNab had two hits and three RBIs for Murray County Central in a 7-2 conference victory over Adrian/Ellsworth.

Thea Schneider pitched seven innings for the Rebels. She struck out six and allowed five hits and two walks.

Karissa Hurd scored two runs for the Rebels.

Brekkyn Dressen pitched six innings. She allowed one earned run on seven hits and six walks. She struck out five.

Leah Kruse had two hits. Karly Kruse and Sierra Custer scored a run apiece for the Dragons.

Adrian/Ellsworth 000 200 0 – 2 5 3

MCC 310 120 X – 7 4 2


Fulda Triangular

FULDA β€” Heron Lake-Okabena/Fulda/Westbrook-Walnut Grove was victorious in a boys tournament against Edgerton/Southwest Minnesota Christian and Murray County Central.

The Coyotes team score was 170. Sawyer Drent was the medalist with 39 strokes. Teammate Nathan Kueny scored 40.

Gavin Rieck paced the Flying Dutchmen with a score of 42. Senior brother Dawson Rieck tied for fourth and scored 43. Brady Ross for the Coyotes also shot 43.

E/SWC scored 177 and MCC was third with 198.

The girls competition was won by the Rebels with a score of 207. The Coyotes placed second with a team score of 234.

Elie Meyer scored 48 for MCC and was the medalist.

Marenna Bang scored 49 and paced the Coyotes.

Rachel Huso was third for MCC with 51. Symone Harms scored 53 and Ava Johnson scored 55.

Ava Herding scored 55 for the Coyotes. Kelli Renneke scored 63 and Ava Boomgaarden scored 67.

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