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The Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta Tiger boys track and field team won the Tiger Invite on Tuesday, April 11 in Morris. The Tigers trumped competition with 136.42 points. Second place Melrose finished with 71.33 points and Lac qui Parle Valley took third with 64.75 points.
Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta brought the bats on Tuesday, April 11 to take down ACGC in five innings. The Tigers tallied 14 runs on 13 hits to upend the Falcons, who scored just two runs on four hits. RELATED: Comeback win for Tigers in opener , prep softball , Morris/C-A athletics
Ryan Bowman tossed a three-hitter and Mitchell Dufault drove in three runs as Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta defeated Montevideo in a West Central Conference game on Tuesday, April 11 in Morris. The Tigers won their season opener 9-0. RELATED: Sayles new coach for 2017 , prep baseball , Morris/C-A athletics
The Hancock Owl softball team went 0-2 in action last week. The Owls dropped a road game against Ortonville Tuesday, April 4, then opened up the home season on Friday, April 7 against Wheaton/Herman-Norcross. Ortonville 18, Hancock 3 The Owls fell 18-3 to Ortonville last Tuesday, April 4. Hancock scored three runs on two hits, one by Sabrina Mattson and a RBI hit by Annie Marczak.
The Hancock Owls went 1-2 to open the 2017 baseball season in April. The Hancock Owls dropped its baseball opener, 6-1, to Ortonville on Monday, April 3. Last week Hancock defeated Wheaton/Herman-Norcross before falling to Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa to close out the week. Hancock 6, Wheaton/H-N 4
The Hancock Owl baseball team looks to improve on its 6-13 season in 2016. After graduating three players defensively, the Owls will need some athletes to step up and fill those roles, according to fifth year head coach Chad Christianson. “We knew that we would need to fill first, second and an outfield position this year. We are looking to be a little inexperienced there as we will be starting two players that have seen little varsity experience,” Christianson said.
On Thursday, April 6, the Owls had two participate in Glenwood for the Minnewaska Invitational. John Kellenberger recorded a personal best on the day. RELATED: Two Owls PR and two place at Marv Meyer , prep track and field , Hancock athletics
The Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta Tiger track and field teams continued its success at the Lac qui Parle Valley Invite on Thursday, April 6 in Madison.
Emma Bowman singled in the tying and go-ahead runs in the fifth inning and Brooke Gillespie and Liz Dietz made the lead stand in a West Central Conference game against Montevideo on Thursday, April 6 in Morris. The Tigers came back from being down 6-2 to hand the T-Hawks their second straight loss on the season.
Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta baseball opens up the season next week under new management. The Tigers begin a rebuilding phase after graduating eight of nine defensive starters along with the retirement of head coach Mark Torgerson and longtime JV and assistant coach Jim Greenwaldt.