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Michael Milander scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the ninth to lift Hancock over Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley, 4-3, Thursday, May 4 in Chokio. It was C-G-B that earned the walk-off victory, 3-2, in the Wolverines first meeting with the Owls on Tuesday, April 11. Hancock avenged that early season loss and improved to 4-4 overall and 4-3 in the Pheasant Conference. It was more dramatic on Thursday.
The Hancock Owls battled Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley through several early lead changes, but ultimately fell short, 17-12, on Thursday, May 4 in Hancock. Tess Brunnberg led the Owls at the plate. She went 3-for-5 with two RBI and two runs scored in the game. Emma Nelson and Nadine Miller both added two RBI each in the loss. Lexi Staples got the start and pitched a complete game. She recorded seven strikeouts.
The Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta Tiger track and field teams were in action at Little Crow Invitational on Thursday, May 4 in New London. The Tiger boys finished fifth out of 14 teams while the Tiger girls took third. Morris/C-A had three first place showings at the meet, the boys in the 3200-meter run and the 4x800-meter relay and the girls won the 1600-meter run.
The Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta baseball team added two more losses to its now 6-6 record. The Tigers have lost their past five games, including a doubleheader against BOLD Thursday, May 4. BOLD 5, Morris/C-A 4 BOLD scored twice in the top of the seventh and James Woelfel locked down the win for Reed Stadther with a perfect seventh inning in the first game of a West Central Conference doubleheader on Thursday, May 4 against Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta in Morris.
The Montevideo softball team forfeited Thursday’s home game against Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta in a show of support for their head coach, Kyle Goslee. In Tuesday’s game against A-C-GC, Goslee had a dispute with an umpire and was ejected. Goslee said he didn’t raise his voice or speak inappropriately to the umpire before his ejection. Under rules, Goslee also isn’t allowed to coach the game after the ejection.
The Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta softball team swept Sauk Centre Tuesday, May 2 to improve to 8-2 on the season. The Tigers downed the Mainstreeters 5-3 and 16-6. Morris/C-A 5, Sauk Centre 3
The Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta boys golf team began the West Central Conference season last Friday, April 28 at Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City and BOLD, then continued play in Morris and at Minnewaska on Tuesday, May 2. After four complete rounds, seniors Jacob Zosel and Briar Peterson rank in the top 10 of the conference. Zosel sits in second behind Minnewaska’s Esten Stensrud and Peterson sits in sixth overall. At A-C-GC
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.