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The Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta Tiger boys track and field team took third at the eight-team Wahpeton invitational on Tuesday, May 2. Two relays and a distance runner took first at the meet. Jaden Maanum was the lone individual event champion. He took first in the 1600-meter run with a time of 4:51.26.
The Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta girls golf team opened up the 2017 season in West Central Conference play on Friday, April 28. The Tigers were at BOLD and A-C-GC last Friday before continuing conference play at Minnewaska and in Morris Tuesday, May 2. The Tigers wrapped up their week at Ortonville Wednesday, May 3. At BOLD The Tigers took fourth as a well at BOLD on Friday morning. Hannah Zimmel, Megan Kirkeide, and Shiori Legate led Morris/C-A with Top 15 finishes.
Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta girls track and field program took first in the eight-team Wahpeton invitational on Tuesday, May 2 in Wahpeton. The Tigers had five first place finishes on the day. Maddie Carrington and Katie Cannon had four of the five. Carrington took first in the 800-meter and 1600-meter run, clocking a 2:34.75 and 5:47.70, respectively.
The Hancock softball team dropped two Pheasant Conference games over the last week. The Owls fell to Ortonville in four innings last Friday, April 28, then Wheaton/Herman-Norcross 15-0 in four innings on Tuesday, May 2. Ortonville 21, Hancock 4 On Friday, April 28, the Owls played host to Ortonville in Hancock and fell 21-4 in four innings.
Minnewaska scored one in the seventh inning to earn a victory in a tightly contested West Central Conference battle against Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta Tuesday, May 2 in Morris. Connor Westberg doubled home the go-ahead run with two outs in the top of the seventh inning, then Colin Richards closed it out to get the save for the Lakers. Chris Claussen went 3-for-4 while Westberg and Richards each nabbed a pair of hits and doubles for the Lakers.
The last time the Hancock track and field team was in action was Tuesday, April 18 at the Minnewaska Invitational in Glenwood. The Owls were scheduled to participate in two meets between now and then, but cold and wet weather postponed them both. One, the Wheaton/Herman-Norcross invite originally scheduled for Tuesday, April 25, was rescheduled for Monday, May 1, but it was postponed again due to wintery conditions the area got Monday.
The Hancock High School Trapshooting team opened up conference action the last week. Shooters hit a total of 21 more targets than the second week of practice, according to head coach Bruce Malo. “We had a good week with all fifteen shooters participating in the first week of conference action,” Malo said. “Most everyone increased their score by a target or two.”
The Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta trapshooting team completed its first week of competitive rounds on Saturday, April 29. In conference 1 of Class AAAA, the Tigers sit in eighth after the first week. Watertown-Mayer, Holy Family Catholic, and Bloomington Jefferson round out the top three teams in the conference after week one.
After an error gave New London-Spicer a baserunner in a scoreless tie in the bottom of the sixth, Courtney Hanson laced a double to left field that skipped past the left fielder Nicole Solvie to plate Sam Johnson from first base. It was the lone run of a fierce pitcher’s duel that led the Wildcats past Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta on Friday, April 28 in New London.
Will Roguske fired a one-hitter and also drove in a run as New London-Spicer downed Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta in a non-conference game on Friday, April 28 in Morris. Wyatt White was 2-for-3 and drove in two runs and Derek Dolezal also had two hits. Roguske worked all seven innings, allowing only Ryan Bowman's single, and he struck out 10. The Tigers host Minnewaska Tuesday, May 2. NL-Spicer 5, Morris/C-A 0