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Stephanie Herzog had a hole-in-one on No. 17, putting an exclamation point on her 4-under par 66 to lead Red Wing to a 294-388 victory over Park on Monday. Leah Herzog came in with a 1-under 69, with Sophia Yoemans (72) and Sydney Flack (97) also scoring for the Wingers. Head coach Mark Herzog said the conditions were great for scoring. “Great weather,” Herzpg said. “(And) no wind.” On Tuesday, Red Wing hosts an invitational at Mississippi National Gold Links.
The Kenyon-Wanamingo girls and the Stewartville boys were both victorious on Tuesday in the Zumbrota-Mazeppa invitational. The Knight girls were paced by freshman Shelby Noah, who finished in a tie for fifth with a round of 106. Maddie McCauley finished with 110, Emily Rechtzigel had 114, and Mariah Peterson Sabrina Eggert tied with 115s. As a team, K-W finished with 436, beating Rochester Lourdes (439), Cannon Falls (455), Lewiston-Altura (457) and Houston (586).
The Red Wing girls’ track and field team cruised past Rochester Mayo and Winona on Tuesday in a three-team Big Nine Conference triangular in Rochester. Ella Scott and Madisyn Lyons both had two first-place finishes for Red Wing. Scott was the top runner in the 100-meter hurdles (18.43 seconds) and 300 hurdles (53.32). Lyons and teammate Paige Patterson had 1-2 finishes in the long jump (15 feet, 4.5 inches; 14-11.75) and triple jump (32-7; 32.6.75). Lyons was also second in the high jump at 4-10.
Hosting a three-team invite against Big Nine Conference foes Rochester Mayo and Winona, the Red Wing boys’ track and field team came away with the victory Tuesday at Red Wing High School. The Wingers finished with 72 team points, followed by Mayo’s 64 and Winona’s 50.
Even after a doubleheader with an extra-inning game thrown in, Randolph's record remains unscathed after sweeping a Southeast Conference doubleheader with Mabel-Canton on Tuesday. The Rockets won the first game 11-9 in eight innings, followed by an 8-3 win in the nightcap.
With three runs in the fourth inning, Goodhue managed to keep Triton at bay for a 5-1 victory Tuesday in Dodge Center. Cooper Davidson, Jack Gadient and Lucas Thomforde each had two hits for the Wildcats. Davidson was 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored, while Gadient and Lucas were 2-for-3 with a run scored. Nicholas Thomforde finished 1-for-3 with a double, and Taylor Buck went 1-for-3 with a pair of runs scored.
Tara Matuska threw a complete game, and Zumbrota-Mazeppa played perfect defense, to lead the Cougars to a 9-1 Hiawatha Valley League victory over Kasson-Mantorville on Tuesday. Matuska gave up one earned run on seven hits and a pair of walks, but struck out nine. Matuska also had two hits, a stolen base and an RBI. Anna Haugen and Natalie Majerus both had two RBI for the Cougars with Makayla Arendt adding a solo home run as well. Z-M (5-1) had 14 hits in the game, and is to host Byron on Thursday.
Byron broke a 1-1 tie with two runs in the top of the seventh inning to take home a 3-1 Hiawatha Valley League victory over Lake City. Charlie White, taking over in relief for Thomas Lewis, was given the loss for the Tigers, pitching two innings and allowing two hits and two earned runs with five walks and two strikeouts. Lewis struck out four, walked two and gave up one earned run on eight hits over five innings. Drew Bailey had the lone RBI for Lake City. Keegan Kuhn pitched two perfect innings to get the win in relief for the Bears.
Randolph picked up its first win on the road Tuesday, beating Southeast Conference foe Mabel-Canton 9-5. Brandon Ratzlaff had a team-high three hits for the Rockets while driving in a pair of runs. Matt Olson also had two RBI. The Rockets were able to capitalize on five Mabel-Canton errors en route to the victory. Randolph returns home Friday for a conference doubleheader against Glenville-Emmons.
Junior left-hander Teddy Tauer struck out 10 and limited Austin to one hit and two walks in a 7-0 Big Nine Conference win on Tuesday. Along with his strong day on the mound, Tauer was 1-for-3 with a double and a run scored. Tyler DeFore went 2-for-3 with a pair of runs and an RBI for the Wingers, and Zach Harding finished 1-for-3 with a double and a run.