Area notebook: Red Wing grads help Mavs reach national tournamentJaymie Halvorson and Kathleen Ritter, both Red Wing natives, helped Minnesota State Mankato finish in third place at the NCAA Division II Central Regional and qualify for the national tournament.
By: Carolyn Bray, The Republican Eagle
Jaymie Halvorson and Kathleen Ritter, both Red Wing natives, helped Minnesota State Mankato finish in third place at the NCAA Division II Central Regional and qualify for the national tournament. The three-day event at The Jewel in Lake City was completed Tuesday. Ritter tied for 18th place by shooting a 247 while Halvorson tied for 27th with a 252. The Mavericks shot a 984. Augustana College, S.D., won the event with a 972. The national tournament scheduled for May 12-15 in Mesa, Ariz.
•Red Wing's David Dulak was recently named to the Academic All-Midwest Conference Team. Dulak was a sophomore on the Lawrence University men's swimming and diving team this winter. He is majoring in biochemistry and Spanish.
•Cory Hedeen of Cannon Falls is playing baseball at Rochester Community and Technical College. Hedeen is a sophomore pitcher and has started five games on the mound for the Yellowjackets. RCTC is 30-11 on the season and resumes action today with a home doubleheader against Minnesota West.
•Maranda Dohrn of Lake City was named to the 2010 All-WIAC honorable mention team in women's basketball. Dohrn is a sophomore at the University of Wisconsin River Falls. She averaged seven points and seven rebounds per game for the Falcons. This spring she has been competing for the UWRF women's track and field team as a thrower. She took fourth place in the high jump and seventh place in the shot put at the Winona State Open meet on Saturday.
•Mia Doan, a freshman tennis player at the University of Minnesota-Morris, won two doubles matches Saturday in a doubleheader at Martin Luther College. The Red Wing native lost her two No. 3 singles matches 6-2, 6-3 and 6-3, 1-6, 7-10. On the season she is 3-10 in singles matches and 6-7 in doubles play.