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Kenyon-Wanamingo allowed just 32 points in its 25-15, 25-9, 25-8 win over Cambridge-Isanti on Saturday at the Side Out Classic in Hopkins. Ally Peterson had six ace serves and 12 kills for the Knights, with Maddie McCauley dishing out 17 assists. Sydney Way had 11 digs for K-W. The Knights (1-0) head to Waterville-Elysian-Morristown on Thursday. Elk River 3, Cannon Falls 0
Lake City and St. Charles put up a grand total of nine goals on Thursday night. In the end, the visiting Tigers were able to edge the Saints for a 6-3 non-conference victory. Luke Meincke collected a hat trick for Lake City. Jacob Sanders had a pair of goals, including an unassisted corner goal in the first half, while Charlie White also scored in the victory. In the net, goalkeeper Satchell Ekblad stopped 20 shots to collect the win. On Tuesday, the Tigers will play host to Kasson-Mantorville. PIZM 2, Dover-Eyota 0
ZUMBROTA — After getting beaten in the first set, Zumbrota-Mazeppa rallied, winning the next three in a four-set, season-opening victory over St. Charles at home Thursday, 23-25, 25-16, 25-18, 25-23. Aspen Brubaker led the Cougars' offense with 12 kills along with 11 digs, followed by 10 kills, four digs, four blocks and three ace serves from Lyndsey Quam. Lauren Miller had seven blocks and four kills after missing all of last season with an injury, and Megan Johnson had 21 set assists in the victory.
Needing 10 innings to decide a victor, the Hadley Buttermakers were able to slip by the Cannon Falls Bears with a 3-2 victory in the opening round of the Class C state tournament Sunday in Norwood Young America. Hadley's Max Zwart belted a single to right field, which allowed base runner Nick Bruning a chance to score the game-winning run. Bruning beat the throw home, giving the Buttermakers the decisive edge.
The Northfield Knights' pitching duo of Cameron Gray and Dave Picha managed to hold the Red Wing Aces to two hits in an 11-0 seven-inning Classic Cannon Valley League victory Sunday in Red Wing. The Aces' two hits came from brothers Josh and Adam Thygesen, who were both 1-for-3 with singles. On the mound, Sam Palmatier took the loss with eight runs given up on 11 hits and one walk with three strikeouts over four innings.
Brady Braaten (sr. 2B/P, Pine Island) .520 average, 6 doubles, 25 RBI, 26 R, 11 SB; 38.2 IP, 5-1 record, 2.29 ERA, 28 Ks, 22 BB. All-Hiawatha Valley League, Class 2A All-State, All-Section 1AA-West, All-Star Series participant.
With two runs and four straight hits in the bottom of the fourth inning, the Red Wing Legion baseball team was able to string together some quality offense. But with Prior Lake scoring six runs in the top of the frame, Post 54 was in too deep a hole in a 12-2 loss Thursday at the Red Wing Athletic Field.
Scoring four runs in the top of the fifth inning, Red Wing picked up a Classic Cannon Valley League win on Sunday, beating Randolph 12-5. Brodie Smith was the Aces' top hitter, going 3-for-4 with a double and a pair of runs scored. Brady Schroeder was 1-for-5 with a home run, three runs scored and two RBI. Mitch Matter and Josh Thygesen were both 2-for-5, with Thygesen hitting for a double with three RBI and a run scored for Red Wing. Ben Domagala recorded the win after giving up three runs on nine hits with one strikeout and two walks over six innings.
Libertie Ryan and William Meacham competed in the National Youth Weightlifting Championships June 23-25 in Atlanta. Both Red Wing lifters ended up in the top 10 of their respective weight classes at the conclusion of what was the largest-ever U.S. Weightlifting competition.
Miesville has scored in double digits six times in nine games, including a 16-0 win over the Austin Blue Sox on Wednesday. Ronnie Sweeney had five RBI for the Mudhens, with Deryk Marks adding four RBI with his 3-for-5 night. Shannon Ahern got the seven-inning victory, allowing seven hits with four strikeouts. New Market 10, Cannon Falls 6