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Archive - Jun 13, 2017


Brownton tops Cologne as part of weekly split

The Brownton Bruins earned a split in last week’s games, claiming a 9-4 home win over Cologne on Tuesday, June 6, before falling by the same score at Dassel-Cokato three nights later.

A five-run first inning gave the Bruins a solid start against the Hollanders.

Reggie Vacek capped off the scoring with a two-run double, plating Nick Heller and Taylor Schuette after the pair had knocked in Derek Randy and Ryan Grams, respectively. Heller went 2-for-3 in the game, Grams was 3-for-5.

Post 641 opens summer by topping Southwest

It was a successful start to the summer season for the Plato American Legion Post 641 baseball team as the squad topped Southwest 1-0 in Cologne on Saturday, June 10.

In a game that featured just six hits even split between the teams, Carsen Streich drove home Taylor Schauer with the lone run of the game in the top of the third inning.

Schauer led off the inning with a walk, stole second, went to third on a double by Dane Schwirtz, and scored on Streich’s base hit.

The lone run held as Johnson and Luke Frahm combined on a three-hit shutout.

Brewers topple Watertown

A pair of losses on complete opposite ends of the scoring spectrum gave the Glencoe Brewers a 6-4 record entering this week. The Brewers return home after going 2-1 on last week’s three-game road trip.

Glencoe began last week’s set with a 5-1 win at Watertown on Thursday, June 1. Cole Petersen earned the win with seven innings of three-hit ball, allowing two walks and one run while striking out nine. Tanner Grack tossed the final two innings, allowing no hits and one walk with four K’s.

Christensen, Litzau both earn medals at state meet

It was another scorching pair of days at Hamline University as a trio of Glencoe-Silver Lake student-athletes performed the final act of the Panthers’ 2016-17 sports season at the Class A state track and field meet last weekend.

The meet represented one last donning of GSL colors for two of the three, while it marked a return to the premier stage for the other.

Competing in the shot put were senior Jacob Litzau and junior Zoe Christensen.

Post 5102 opens season at 2-2

The Glencoe VFW Post 5102 baseball team is off to a 2-2 start this season after splitting its opening quartet of contests.

Glencoe opened the summer with a 4-3 loss at St. Michael-Albertville on Thursday, June 1. Adam Garouette led 5102 with two RBI on a 2-for-3 day at the plate, with Preston Sturges logging the team’s other RBI.