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Archive - May 8, 2018


Doubleheaders in bloom for Panther baseball

It’s been doubleheaders galore for the Glencoe-Silver Lake baseball team. The Panthers are making up for lost time with six of their seven games last week being contested under a “Let’s play two!” format.
After going 3-0 to start the season, GSL suffered its first loss in the opening game of a Wright County Conference West doubleheader against Litchfield on Tuesday, May 1, at Vollmer Field.

Golf season in full swing

The Glencoe-Silver Lake boys’ golf team is four competitions into its Wright County Conference West season.
Having completed its fourth circuit meet on the morning of Tuesday, May 8, the team is already less than two weeks away from the end of the regular season.
The Panthers recorded a 188 over nine holes at Burl Oaks Country Club in Minnetrista on Tuesday morning to place fifth out of eight teams.
Riley Schuth led the Panthers with a 43, while Jacob Schrupp and Zachery Meyer each recorded a 48. Damien Silus rounded out GSL’s team scoring with a 49.

Brewers win a pair

The Glencoe Brewers improved to 2-1 on the season with a pair of road wins.
Glencoe went toe-to-toe with host Dassel-Cokato on Friday, May 4, winning 14-8.
Paxton Jordahl and Tanner Grack drove in three runs apiece, while Colt Trebesch scored four times. Jordahl started on the mound and earned the win.
Two nights later the Brewers won their Crow River Valley League opener at Young America, 6-2, as Tanner Grack launched a three-run home run in the fifth inning to help make a winner out of starting pitcher Jamie Paumen.

Bruins fall at Watertown

After battering Fairfax 15-4 in a non-league game on Friday, May 4, the Brownton Bruins missed out on a golden opportunity to remain undefeated this season with a 9-5 loss at Watertown on Sunday, May 6.
The Bruins, who won their first two games of the season by a combined score of 33-13, took a 5-0 lead after five innings of their Crow River Valley League opener at the Red Devils.
Jason Rosenau, Mason Goettl and Deryk Randt each picked up an RBI as Brownton was cruising along with its five-run lead before the hosts knotted the score at 5-all in the bottom of the fifth.

Blue Jays blitz St. Boni

Plato’s season opener at St. Boni was a nailbiter – for two innings – before the visiting Blue Jays battered the Saints with 11 runs over the third and fourth frames to win their season opener 13-0 on Sunday, May 6.
On a sun-soaked day in St. Bonifacious, Plato scored a baker’s dozen on 10 hits, six walks and three Saints errors in an abbreviated seven-inning affair.

GSL trap team enters Week 3

The Glencoe-Silver Lake trapshooting team’s season is in full swing with two weeks of competition in the books at the Winthrop Game Protective League.
Jessica Alsleben was first in trap with a score of 46 out of 50 in Week 1. Mitchell Bondhus scored a 45, Katie Collins a 44, Ethan Bernstein a 43, with Adam Schauer and Brayden Goebel both scoring 42.
In skeet, Goebel and Mia LaPlante were tops with a score of 42 out of 50. Alsleben scored a 40, Alex Ide a 37 and Katie Collins and Brent Lipke both scoring 36.

Track and field teams both second at Orono

The Glencoe-Silver Lake girls’ and boys’ track and field teams each finished second in their respective competitions in a Wright County Conference West quadrangular meet at Orono on Tuesday, May 1.
Zoe Christensen claimed a pair of first-place finishes for the girls, winning the 100-meter hurdles in a time of 16.78 seconds and the shot put with a lob of 39 feet, three inches.
Malayh Metcalf took first place in the 1600-meter run with a time of five minutes, 34.94 seconds, while Maddie Lemke won the 3200-meter run in 12:59.61.