Tuesday prep roundup: Worthington boys tennis loses tight match to Redwood Valley

The Luverne Cardinals baseball team have won six straight games since dropping their opening two.

Lance Gordon returns a volley in a Tuesday afternoon tennis meet with Redwood Valley.
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Tuesday area sports roundup:


Marshall 20, Worthington 8

WORTHINGTON β€” A disastrous seventh inning by the Worthington Trojans thwarted a late rally against Big South Conference rival Marshall. The Tigers won 20-8 and scored 11 runs in the top of the seventh inning.

Triston Sauerbrei started on the mound for WHS. He pitched four innings and allowed five earned runs. Sauerbrei worked a clean inning in the second after five runs were scored by Marshall in the first.


Cade Grimmius pitched the final three innings in relief. He walked six and struck out five.

Sauerbrei hit an RBI triple in the bottom of the first inning which scored Mathias Noble. The Trojans rallied and scored three first inning runs. WHS added one in the third , one in the fifth and three in the sixth to cut the Marshall lead down to just 9-8.

Grimmius had two hits, including a leadoff double. Mason Schutz had an RBI double in the sixth inning. Sauerbrei and Brandon Bosma had two hits apiece.

Marshall started the top of the seventh with a leadoff triple by Lincoln Graven. The Tigers hit three triples in the inning and closed the door on a comeback attempt by the winless Trojans.

Ashton Blomberg and Karson Rowe split the duties on the mound for the Tigers. Blomberg started the game.

The Trojans travel to play Waseca on Saturday.

Marshall 501 201 (11) β€” 20 18 1

Worthington 301 013 0 β€” 8 9 6


Luverne 15, Pipestone Area 1

PIPESTONE β€” Five runs scored in both the first and fourth inning propelled the Luverne Cardinals to a Big South Conference victory over Pipestone Area. The Arrows lone run in the 15-1 loss came in the first inning on an RBI single from Jackson Melcher which scored Landon Quist.

Elliot Domagala scored one run, had two hits and three RBIs. Carter Sehr had two hits and two runs for the Cardinals. Will Serie, Zach DeBoer and Conner Connell scored two runs apiece. Jacob Stroh and Layke Miller had two RBIs.

Sehr started on the mound for the Cardinals he pitched three innings and 61 pitches. He allowed four hits and two walks. He also struck out four.

Patrick Kroski pitched the final two innings in relief. He allowed two hits and walked two.

Quist started on the mound for the Arrows. He allowed eight hits, five walks and struck out one. Riley Bosma pitched one and one-third innings in relief. He allowed six hits, two earned runs and struck out one.

The Cardinals play Blue Earth Area on Friday.

Luverne 523 50 – 15 14 3


Pipestone Area 100 00 – 1 4 6

Boys Tennis

Redwood Valley 4, Worthington 3

WORTHINGTON β€” In a tightly contested tennis matchup the Redwood Valley Cardinals topped the Worthington Trojans 4-3.

Worthington found victories at first singles, second doubles and third doubles. The Cardinals won second singles, third singles, fourth singles and first doubles.

Ian Barber won first singles in two sets against Andrew Muetzel by scores of 6-4, 6-1. Lance Gordon and Kaw Tha Blay defeated Ben Jorgenson and Sam Klabunde in two sets 6-2, 6-4 at second doubles. Oziel Briones-Flores and Caleb Barber won 6-2, 6-1 over Brianna Tuck and Yzykiel Rendon.

Ezra Bonnett lost in three sets 6-3, 2-6, 6-3 against Cole Johnson from Redwood Valley at second singles. Kanyon Hicks defeated WHS junior Evan Hansberger 6-4, 6-4 at third singles. Zach Lundeen bested WHS fourth singles player Bennett Oberloh 6-0, 6-1.

Joe Davila and Evan Cooper beat the WHS first doubles team of Victory Bu and Dylan Dykstra 7-5, 6-1.


The Trojans will have two more home meets this week. On Thursday they host Waseca and on Friday they play Pipestone Area.


MLA/C 6, Adrian/Ellsworth 1

ADRIAN β€” Kennedie Simon pitched a complete game for Mountain Lake Area/Comfrey in a 6-1 conference victory over Adrian/Ellsworth.

Jaci Tollefson, Julia Brinkman and Simon had two hits apiece for the Wolverines. Alana Morey had three hits. Thalia Sengchan had two RBIs. Brinkman scored two runs.

Claire Hoffman had three hits and a run batted in for the Dragons. Brooklyn Schock had a hit and scored the run.

Brekkyn Dreesen pitched all seven innings for the Dragons. She struck out six and walked three.

MLA/C 001 121 1 – 6 13 0


Adrian/Ellsworth 000 001 0 – 1 6 1

Boys Golf

HLO/F/WWG 166, E/SWC 190

ADRIAN β€” In a Red Rock Conference dual at the golf course in Adrian the Heron Lake-Okabena/Fulda/Westbrook-Walnut Grove Coyotes earned a season low score for a boys golf victory over Edgerton/Southwest Minnesota Christian.

Sawyer Drent was the medalist; he shot a remarkable 35 and was one under par. Nathan Kueny had a 38. Brady Ross scored 45 and Neil Kuehl had 48 strokes.

Kelli Renneke was the leading scorer for the girls team. She had 53 strokes. Marenna Bang had 59 strokes and Irish Hollahan had 66.

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