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Archive - May 22, 2018

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Trap team sixth with two weeks left

The Glencoe-Silver Lake trapshooting team is in sixth place in the Class 3A Conference 4 standings after the latest two weeks of competition at the Winthrop Game Protective League.
The Panthers have accumulated 11,041.5 total points through four weeks of competition. Gibbon-Fairfax-Winthrop is in eighth place with 6,940 points, while Staples Motley High School is in first place with 18,091 points.
Top GSL trap shooters in Week 3 were: Alex Ide and Jacob VanDorpe both scoring 44 out of 50, Dylan Dahlke and Adam Schauer, 43, and Jessica Alsleben and Katie Collins 42.

Schuth earns all-WCC West honors for spring campaign

Riley Schuth of the Glencoe-Silver Lake boys’ golf team secured an all-conference honor after the final Wright County Conference West matchup at Glencoe Country Club on Thursday, May 17.
Schuth carded a 44 to lead the Panthers to a sixth-place finish at GCC with a team score of 187. Damien Silus posted a 47, with Zachery Meyer and Jacob Schrupp each scoring a 48 to round out the team scoring. Derek Trippel had a 49 and Nathan Warner a 52.

Blue Jays top Red Devils

The Plato Blue Jays split its weekend set, defeating visiting Watertown 5-3 on Saturday, May 19, before losing for the first time this season in a 6-5 setback at Carver the next day.
Watertown proved to be pesky for Plato at Bluejay Stadium on a brisk Saturday afternoon. The Blue Jays took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning, before the Red Devils knotted the score at 1-all in the third.
The score remained tied until the sixth inning when Jake VonBerge drove home Tyler Lang on a two-out RBI double to put the hosts in the lead at 2-1.

GSL opens baseball playoffs Thursday

After finishing the regular season with three wins and two losses for a 14-5 overall record, the Glencoe-Silver Lake baseball team was awarded the No. 3 seed for the Section 5AA tournament.
The Panthers are scheduled to host 14th-seeded Watertown-Mayer on Thursday at Vollmer Field. GSL defeated the Royals by a combined score of 7-0 in a doubleheader on May 8.
The final week of the Panthers’ regular season opened with a doubleheader split of visiting New London-Spicer on Tuesday, falling 5-4 in the opener before winning 18-6 in the nightcap.

Panthers blast Blake in 5AA opener

After finishing the regular season with two wins and a loss, the Glencoe-Silver Lake softball team got the postseason off to a ripping start. The Panthers shellacked visiting Blake, 19-4, in the opening round of the Section 5AA Tournament on Monday, May 20.
GSL batted around once in the first inning and twice in the second inning before calling off the dogs in their final turn at bat. The game was called after just three frames due to the mercy rule.

Trio of Panthers win individual titles at WCC West title meet

Three members of the Glencoe-Silver Lake track and field teams earned all-conference honors at the Wright County Conference West championship meet on Tuesday, May 15, at New London-Spicer.
Kyle Christensen and Connor Kantack earned the honors for the boys’ team, as well as Zoe Christensen from the girls’ squad.

Trio of Panthers win individual titles at WCC West title meet

Three members of the Glencoe-Silver Lake track and field teams earned all-conference honors at the Wright County Conference West championship meet on Tuesday, May 15, at New London-Spicer.
Kyle Christensen and Connor Kantack earned the honors for the boys’ team, as well as Zoe Christensen from the girls’ squad.

Bruins rally past Brewers

A four-run rally in the bottom of the ninth inning earned the Brownton Bruins a 10-9 win in its home opener against the Glencoe Brewers on Saturday, May 19, at Barney Tadsen Field.
The Bruins had a large crowd on hand to honor the life and playing career of Josh Dietz, who died during the offseason.
Brownton and Glencoe went back-and-forth in the early innings with the Bruins taking a 1-0 lead as leadoff man Spencer Glaeser singled before eventually coming around to score on a pair of passed balls.