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GYMNASTICS TEAM MEMBERS, from left to right in back, are Hillary Wiese, Getta Hagen, Mary Myers, Linda Wentland and Nikki Thielke. In front are Lucy McMahon, Coaches Brenda McMahon and Becky Holtquist, and Annie Hedge. Trojan boys take one win, suffer tough overtime I The Trojan boys took one win but suffered one overtime loss in last week's action, beginning last Monday at Kerkhoven versus KMS. Leading scorers for the Ortonviile team in their 56-46 win were Ryan Longhenry with 20, Dan Ross 18, Jordan Botker eight and Skip Letrud with six. Grant Botker and Scott Sandberg led the assists with four each. Longhenry also led the rebounding with 16, followed by Sandberg with 11 and Jordan Botker with eight, as well as the blocks with four and steals with three. "Looking at the stats, I think the only thing Longhenry didn't do was sell popcorn at halftime," stat- ed Coach Roger Sandberg. "He had an outstanding all-around game for us. It was also good to see Dan Ross pour in 18 from his guard position, espe- cially from the three point land as this opens up our inside game." On Friday, the Trojans hosted a tough Lac qui Parle Valley team and were bested in overtime by a margin of 48-43. Leading the scoring was Longhenry again with 19, followed by Jordan Botker with 12. Longhenry also led the rebounds with 16, along with Scott Sandberg who had eight. Mickey Rademacher had four assists and Longhenry swatted away three. Both teams locked up in a defen- sive struggle as the score would indi- cate (39 all after four quarters). The Eagles came up with big steals in the overtime to keep the Trojans in a catch up mode. The name of the game was turnovers as the Ortonville team com- mitted 22. At this point in the season that is 10 over the team average. "Both teams match up well and we could very well face this team again in Sub-Sectional play which begins the last week in February," Coach Sandberg stated. "Our Sub-Sectional seeding meeting will be Wednesday night at Granite Falls. There are only two teams in our Sub-Section that have winning records to date - YME is 12-6, Morris is 11-7, LQPV OHS and BOLD have 8-10 MACCRAY is 8-11, Benson ACGC 6-12, and Monte 1-18. only made even more the fact that Morris and beaten YME at YME; quite a seeding meeting as tourney !." Sandberg also said this "pig-tail" game will be between the eight and nine: teams. Then, on Saturday, Feb. Sub-Section quarterfinals played at Southwest State starting at 12:30. This will excellent chance for basketball take in four games at one place Saturday). The Trojans travel west to country tonight, Feb then the Fighting Saints to town Thursday. This moved up to accommodate conflicts with Sub-Sectionals. Mat Men wrestle Eagle Valley in The Trojan Mat Men traveled to Browerville on Thursday, Feb. 11 to wrestle in the first round of the Section 7A team tournament. Ortonville wrestled Eagle Valley with the winner taking on CACGB in the second round. Coach Joe Eustice said, "Going into the match we felt that we would have a great chance to win if everyone made weight, and we were healthy. We were able to match our kids up so that they would have a good chance to be successful. As it turned out every match was big and everyone put their heart into each match." At 103 pounds Joe Karels got the Mat Men off to a great start with a fall over Adam Mahutaga in 1:52 for a 6- 0 lead. Dan Laskowske wrestled a great match at 112 pounds. Dan picked up a 15-8 decision over Adam Godbow for a 9-00rtonville lead. This was a big win for the Trojans. Dan had lost to Godbow 12-5 in December so it shows how much he has improved this year. At 119 the team forfeited to John Stone. At 125 the Trojans used Franky Koval to pick up a forfeit. Stuart Stone was om with the flu and could not wrestle. After the.J25 pound weight class the Trojans had a 15-6 lead, In the 130 pound match Eric Collins wrestled his best match of the year. Collins, an eighth grader, took on Jed Hess, a senior, who had pinned him in December. The Trojans were hoping Collins could find a way to just Section tourney not get pinned, and he was able to do that and more. Eric worked very hard and was able to stay in the match the whole way and only lost 6-0 to give up only a three point decision. "It was really a tremendous effort on Eric's part," Eustice said. "He really stepped it up for the team." Tim Freeman lost by fall at 135 pounds. Tim did a great job of fight- ing but lost to a more experienced Eric Denny. Going into the 140 pound match the score was tied at 15. Jason Kellen was leading 13-6 when he was able to get the fall over Chris Godbow to give the Trojans a 21-15 lead. The next two matches put the Mat Men in a hole 27-21. At 145 David Picard lost by fall to Jacob Asfeid. Picard had to gain weight so he could wrestle at 145 and did his best. The team felt that Rich Raffety would have his best shot at 152 pounds. Rich had an arm injury that prevented him from practicing all week, but he gave it his all in the match before being pinned by Devin Ledean. James Thompson came up with a big fall over David Ledean at 160 pounds. Thompson wrestled very well and did just what the Ortonville team needed him to do. This made the score 27-27 going into the last three matches. Josh Kellen fell behind 5-0 in the first period. Kellen was able to get back in the match and came close to getting a takedown at the end of the match that would have tied the score. Josh lost 7-5 at 171 pounds to make the score 27-30 in favor of Eagle Valley. At 189 pounds Josh Sykora lost by a fall to Jason Moller. Sykora was doing a great job, but made a mistake that cost him the match. Moller placed fourth in the Section last year at 189, so the team knew he could wrestle. Heavyweight Blake Schmieg picked up a 6-3 decision over Jared Alexander to make the final score 30- 36 Eagle Valley. "Both teams wrestled very well on the night," Eustice said. "We won six matches to their seven. We had three falls to their four. It was fun to be in the match and have a chance to win at the end. We were very close to getting into the second round. The kids did a great job all night. It was a great team effort. We just came up a little short." The finals of the Section 7A team tournament were Saturday, Feb. 12 in Breckenridge. Bertha- Hewitt/Verndale won the right to go to the State meet with wins over Parkers Prairie, OTC and Wheaton/Herman- Norcross. The next action for the Mat Men will be Friday and Saturday at Osakis for the .Section 7A Individual Wrestling Tournament. Wrestling will start at 3 p.m. Friday. The team would like to thank all the fans that made the long trip to Browerville to see them compete. They would also like to thank every- one who sponsored the radio broad- cast of the match on KKOK in Morris. The Ortonville gymnastics team wrapped up the season by competing in the Section 6A meet held in Kerkhoven on Saturday, Feb. 13. The team did not have one of their better performances as a team, but some individuals peaked out with great seasonal finishes. Senior Getta Hagen scored a 6.55 on beam for her seasonal best. Hillary Wiese was fighting the flu but man- aged a nice floor routine for a 7.8; she also scored a 7.45 vault, 6.45 bars and a 6.2 beam. Nikki Thielke had a good night on floorexercise with her season high of 7.4. She also had a 7.3 vault, 6.5 bars and a 6.0 beam. Lucy McMahon had the team high on vault with a 7.55 and a 6,4 on floor. 3 Trojan g, ymnasts wrap up i Milbank Valley Archers season in Section meet F00,3OOL.gu00 Three seventh graders moved up to FOOTBALL MANIA - 2/1 Won Lost Mountain Dew 19 5 ClintOn State Bank 15 9 Arndt's P & H 13 11 Larry's Refrigeration !! 13 Hill Motors 9 15 5 19 fill varsity positions for the Section meet. Martha Van Lith hit a 5.75 on floor and a 5.45 on beam. Becky LaVoi scored a 6.75 on vault and a 4.3 bars, while Jena Radermacher scored a 6.2 on vault. Melrose dominated the meet and won with a 143.97. They were the defending State champions and highly favored to win. Other scores were Sauk Rapids 136.22, Sartell 132.75, Benson 128.5, New London Spicer 123.22, Kimball 118.85, Paynesville 112.9, Morris 110.65 and Ortonville 101.95. The meet was very entertain- ing with some of the best athletes in the state competing at this Section. POVERTY - 2/2 THURSDAY SPARKLERS-2/I1 Won Lost Won Lost Sonny's Strike Avoidersl8 10 Pepsi 20 4 Henrtch & Sons 15 13 Splinters 15 9 Jim & Sere Lumber 15 13 Kirehberg Const. 14 10 Big Stone Bowl 15 13 Yardstick 14 10 Bill's SV Plus 14 14 Triple T 13 11 H & H Car Care 14 14 B.S. Repair 12 12 Shter R. McDaniel Ortonville B. Tanner Morris J. Brandt Morris D. Amberg Milbank S. Dahle Ortonville R. Flottmeyer Milbank B. Zahnow Big Stone L. Capp Milbank M. Blackwelder Chokio J. Hufford Morris B. Gatz Milbank J. CloDs Miibank D. McKinney Ortonviile K. Przybycien Milbank S. Meyer Milbank A. Veen Milbank R. McKinney Ortonville K. Capp Milbank J. CloDs Milbank D. McKinney Ortonville Feb. 3ra X's 300 57 300 49 300 47 300 31 299 29 299 32 299 31 297 30 297 24 297 34 297 24 296 21 294 19 294 16 294 21 289 19 289 19 287 11 287 6 274 7 Trojan B-squad picks up win The Ortonville B-squad traveled to Kerkhoven last Monday night to face the KMS Fighting Saints. The Trojans picked up a 49-28 win. Skip Letrud played only two quar- ters, but led the team with 13 points. Nathan Thompson and Andy Ross had 12 each. Tanner Radermacher came off the bench to chip in six. Dan Rausch and Tony Mosey each scored two and Andy Simonitch knocked down his first hoop of the year from the baseline to finish with OHS Lady Trojans lose t Sub-Sections begin Thurs The Lakeview Lakers defeated the Ortonville lady Trojans last Monday night 59-41. The Lakers have been ranked as high as #2 in Class A and showed why. They are big inside and very intimi- dating, causing the Trojans to shoot field goals in the 25 percent range. On offense, the Lakers showed excellent balance with all five starters scoring from nine to 12 points. Offensively, the Trojans could not get the shots to fall, particularly in the first half, as they were outscored 32- 14. The second half was played even, but the game had already been decid- ed. The Trojans were led in scoring by Margo Reiffenberger with 15 points, Heidi Wittnebei with eight, and Tiffany Finke with seven points. Ruth Goergen chipped in with five points, Amanda Hillman had four, and Jenni Bowen hit one bucket. Finke led the boards with eight. Wittnebel had six and Goergen had five boards. Radermacher had three assists and three steals, and Wittnebel also had four steals. The story was much the same for the Trojan B-squad, as Lakeview came out on top bya score of 32-23. The following eveninf:the lady f Tojifi faced I,liariffereda ' tough overtime loss at the hands of the Fighting Saints 61-60. The Trojans led at the half by two, but trailed after three quarters by six. The game was knotted up at 54 at the end of regulation. Rebounding, more than anything, probably helped the Saint's victory. Time and time again the Saints got second and third shots at the basket. The Saints also shot 37 free throws in the game as the Trojans were whistled for 22 fouls. The tandem of Tiffany Finke and Margo Reiffenberger led the scoring with 17 points apiece. Heidi Wittnebel managed nine points as she battled foul trouble the earlier game. Amanda Hillman hit seven points and led the rebounders with eight boards. Laura Lantis had seven boards to go along with her four points. Tiffany Freshmen b-ball team wins three The boys ninth grade basketball team won three games this past week to increase their record to 16-0. They traveled to KMS Monday and coasted to a 64-32 win. Matt Pfingsten was white hot on offense and scored 27 points, not missing a shot all night, including five treys. Derek Reick had seven rebounds and all team members saw playing time. On Thursday at Milbank, SD, the team came away with a 44-41 victory over the always tough Bulldogs. Tanner Radermacher led the scorers with 13 points, followed by Pete Ross and Joe Fuller with 12 and 11 points respectively. On Friday night the young Trojans hosted LQP and bested them by a 61- 32 margin. Pete led the scorers with 16 points, followed by Matt with 15 and Joe with 12. Pete led the rebound- ing with six boards. The freshmen's next game is at home Thursday against KMS. Radermacher scored six points before leaving the game in the middle of the fourth quarter with a sprained ankle. Jenni Bowen replaced her at the guard spot and played a very steady game. The Trojans play a against West Central toni Feb. 16. Sub-Section play this Thursday, Feb. 18 as face ACGC in Montevideo at NIKKI THIELKE performs her vault routine as the Trojani wrapped up the season by competing in the Section 6A Kerkhoven on Saturday, Feb. 13. Mountain Dew 2549; MinnwestBank 13 15 WannaB's 6 18 tWO points as well. Guard Dan HTG: Mountain Dew 917; HIS: i.D.S. 8 20 Spare Paris 2 22 ........... -'" Steve aennen 572; HIG: Joe HTS: Big Stone Bowl 2593; HIG: Dianne Cornelisen 215; tauscn agam led tlae team in renouna- ( ..... " GYMNAST OF THE WEEK is shared by two seventh Berning & Steve Hennen 211. HTG: BigStone Bowl918; HIS: HIS: Dianne Corneltsen 606; ino with eight Nathan Thompson ! ' I moved up to fill varsity positions the last few weeks J Aaron Knutson618; HIG: Scott HTG: Splinters 887; HTS: "'_"-: "..'n -",4 A;kA ,,*,,. I | ! I I I Arndt 280. Splinters2459. SW,IJuu ,^ tc=, -,..,,,. ......  k " I = ) Becky LaVoi (right) competed in vault and bars in Sectim , i ........ ,  , assists. \\;. Van Lith competed in beam and floor. , mmmmm mm -.---.m.mmmmmmmmmm m  m , TROJANS WIt lTER sP00RTsSCH.EDULES ' i 'l 1998-99 BOYS BASKETBALL WRESTLING 1998 99 GIRLS BASKETBALL. I ! O**on.n;,Loc=,on, " Oo00ooon,,00oo00,ioo00 T,000 Feb. 16 Milbank (llilbank) 6:30 Feb. 16 West Central (Ortonville) 6:00 !i Feb. 18 ACGC (at Montevideo) 6:30 SubSections Page 6  INDEPENDENT Tuesday, Feb. GYMNASTICS TEAM MEMBERS, from left to right in back, are Hillary Wiese, Getta Hagen, Mary Myers, Linda Wentland and Nikki Thielke. In front are Lucy McMahon, Coaches Brenda McMahon and Becky Holtquist, and Annie Hedge. Trojan boys take one win, suffer tough overtime I The Trojan boys took one win but suffered one overtime loss in last week's action, beginning last Monday at Kerkhoven versus KMS. Leading scorers for the Ortonviile team in their 56-46 win were Ryan Longhenry with 20, Dan Ross 18, Jordan Botker eight and Skip Letrud with six. Grant Botker and Scott Sandberg led the assists with four each. Longhenry also led the rebounding with 16, followed by Sandberg with 11 and Jordan Botker with eight, as well as the blocks with four and steals with three. "Looking at the stats, I think the only thing Longhenry didn't do was sell popcorn at halftime," stat- ed Coach Roger Sandberg. "He had an outstanding all-around game for us. It was also good to see Dan Ross pour in 18 from his guard position, espe- cially from the three point land as this opens up our inside game." On Friday, the Trojans hosted a tough Lac qui Parle Valley team and were bested in overtime by a margin of 48-43. Leading the scoring was Longhenry again with 19, followed by Jordan Botker with 12. Longhenry also led the rebounds with 16, along with Scott Sandberg who had eight. Mickey Rademacher had four assists and Longhenry swatted away three. Both teams locked up in a defen- sive struggle as the score would indi- cate (39 all after four quarters). The Eagles came up with big steals in the overtime to keep the Trojans in a catch up mode. The name of the game was turnovers as the Ortonville team com- mitted 22. At this point in the season that is 10 over the team average. "Both teams match up well and we could very well face this team again in Sub-Sectional play which begins the last week in February," Coach Sandberg stated. "Our Sub-Sectional seeding meeting will be Wednesday night at Granite Falls. There are only two teams in our Sub-Section that have winning records to date - YME is 12-6, Morris is 11-7, LQPV OHS and BOLD have 8-10 MACCRAY is 8-11, Benson ACGC 6-12, and Monte 1-18. only made even more the fact that Morris and beaten YME at YME; quite a seeding meeting as tourney !." Sandberg also said this "pig-tail" game will be between the eight and nine: teams. Then, on Saturday, Feb. Sub-Section quarterfinals played at Southwest State starting at 12:30. This will excellent chance for basketball take in four games at one place Saturday). The Trojans travel west to country tonight, Feb then the Fighting Saints to town Thursday. This moved up to accommodate conflicts with Sub-Sectionals. Mat Men wrestle Eagle Valley in The Trojan Mat Men traveled to Browerville on Thursday, Feb. 11 to wrestle in the first round of the Section 7A team tournament. Ortonville wrestled Eagle Valley with the winner taking on CACGB in the second round. Coach Joe Eustice said, "Going into the match we felt that we would have a great chance to win if everyone made weight, and we were healthy. We were able to match our kids up so that they would have a good chance to be successful. As it turned out every match was big and everyone put their heart into each match." At 103 pounds Joe Karels got the Mat Men off to a great start with a fall over Adam Mahutaga in 1:52 for a 6- 0 lead. Dan Laskowske wrestled a great match at 112 pounds. Dan picked up a 15-8 decision over Adam Godbow for a 9-00rtonville lead. This was a big win for the Trojans. Dan had lost to Godbow 12-5 in December so it shows how much he has improved this year. At 119 the team forfeited to John Stone. At 125 the Trojans used Franky Koval to pick up a forfeit. Stuart Stone was om with the flu and could not wrestle. After the.J25 pound weight class the Trojans had a 15-6 lead, In the 130 pound match Eric Collins wrestled his best match of the year. Collins, an eighth grader, took on Jed Hess, a senior, who had pinned him in December. The Trojans were hoping Collins could find a way to just Section tourney not get pinned, and he was able to do that and more. Eric worked very hard and was able to stay in the match the whole way and only lost 6-0 to give up only a three point decision. "It was really a tremendous effort on Eric's part," Eustice said. "He really stepped it up for the team." Tim Freeman lost by fall at 135 pounds. Tim did a great job of fight- ing but lost to a more experienced Eric Denny. Going into the 140 pound match the score was tied at 15. Jason Kellen was leading 13-6 when he was able to get the fall over Chris Godbow to give the Trojans a 21-15 lead. The next two matches put the Mat Men in a hole 27-21. At 145 David Picard lost by fall to Jacob Asfeid. Picard had to gain weight so he could wrestle at 145 and did his best. The team felt that Rich Raffety would have his best shot at 152 pounds. Rich had an arm injury that prevented him from practicing all week, but he gave it his all in the match before being pinned by Devin Ledean. James Thompson came up with a big fall over David Ledean at 160 pounds. Thompson wrestled very well and did just what the Ortonville team needed him to do. This made the score 27-27 going into the last three matches. Josh Kellen fell behind 5-0 in the first period. Kellen was able to get back in the match and came close to getting a takedown at the end of the match that would have tied the score. Josh lost 7-5 at 171 pounds to make the score 27-30 in favor of Eagle Valley. At 189 pounds Josh Sykora lost by a fall to Jason Moller. Sykora was doing a great job, but made a mistake that cost him the match. Moller placed fourth in the Section last year at 189, so the team knew he could wrestle. Heavyweight Blake Schmieg picked up a 6-3 decision over Jared Alexander to make the final score 30- 36 Eagle Valley. "Both teams wrestled very well on the night," Eustice said. "We won six matches to their seven. We had three falls to their four. It was fun to be in the match and have a chance to win at the end. We were very close to getting into the second round. The kids did a great job all night. It was a great team effort. We just came up a little short." The finals of the Section 7A team tournament were Saturday, Feb. 12 in Breckenridge. Bertha- Hewitt/Verndale won the right to go to the State meet with wins over Parkers Prairie, OTC and Wheaton/Herman- Norcross. The next action for the Mat Men will be Friday and Saturday at Osakis for the .Section 7A Individual Wrestling Tournament. Wrestling will start at 3 p.m. Friday. The team would like to thank all the fans that made the long trip to Browerville to see them compete. They would also like to thank every- one who sponsored the radio broad- cast of the match on KKOK in Morris. The Ortonville gymnastics team wrapped up the season by competing in the Section 6A meet held in Kerkhoven on Saturday, Feb. 13. The team did not have one of their better performances as a team, but some individuals peaked out with great seasonal finishes. Senior Getta Hagen scored a 6.55 on beam for her seasonal best. Hillary Wiese was fighting the flu but man- aged a nice floor routine for a 7.8; she also scored a 7.45 vault, 6.45 bars and a 6.2 beam. Nikki Thielke had a good night on floorexercise with her season high of 7.4. She also had a 7.3 vault, 6.5 bars and a 6.0 beam. Lucy McMahon had the team high on vault with a 7.55 and a 6,4 on floor. 3 Trojan g, ymnasts wrap up i Milbank Valley Archers season in Section meet F00,3OOL.gu00 Three seventh graders moved up to FOOTBALL MANIA - 2/1 Won Lost Mountain Dew 19 5 ClintOn State Bank 15 9 Arndt's P & H 13 11 Larry's Refrigeration !! 13 Hill Motors 9 15 5 19 fill varsity positions for the Section meet. Martha Van Lith hit a 5.75 on floor and a 5.45 on beam. Becky LaVoi scored a 6.75 on vault and a 4.3 bars, while Jena Radermacher scored a 6.2 on vault. Melrose dominated the meet and won with a 143.97. They were the defending State champions and highly favored to win. Other scores were Sauk Rapids 136.22, Sartell 132.75, Benson 128.5, New London Spicer 123.22, Kimball 118.85, Paynesville 112.9, Morris 110.65 and Ortonville 101.95. The meet was very entertain- ing with some of the best athletes in the state competing at this Section. POVERTY - 2/2 THURSDAY SPARKLERS-2/I1 Won Lost Won Lost Sonny's Strike Avoidersl8 10 Pepsi 20 4 Henrtch & Sons 15 13 Splinters 15 9 Jim & Sere Lumber 15 13 Kirehberg Const. 14 10 Big Stone Bowl 15 13 Yardstick 14 10 Bill's SV Plus 14 14 Triple T 13 11 H & H Car Care 14 14 B.S. Repair 12 12 Shter R. McDaniel Ortonville B. Tanner Morris J. Brandt Morris D. Amberg Milbank S. Dahle Ortonville R. Flottmeyer Milbank B. Zahnow Big Stone L. Capp Milbank M. Blackwelder Chokio J. Hufford Morris B. Gatz Milbank J. CloDs Miibank D. McKinney Ortonviile K. Przybycien Milbank S. Meyer Milbank A. Veen Milbank R. McKinney Ortonville K. Capp Milbank J. CloDs Milbank D. McKinney Ortonville Feb. 3ra X's 300 57 300 49 300 47 300 31 299 29 299 32 299 31 297 30 297 24 297 34 297 24 296 21 294 19 294 16 294 21 289 19 289 19 287 11 287 6 274 7 Trojan B-squad picks up win The Ortonville B-squad traveled to Kerkhoven last Monday night to face the KMS Fighting Saints. The Trojans picked up a 49-28 win. Skip Letrud played only two quar- ters, but led the team with 13 points. Nathan Thompson and Andy Ross had 12 each. Tanner Radermacher came off the bench to chip in six. Dan Rausch and Tony Mosey each scored two and Andy Simonitch knocked down his first hoop of the year from the baseline to finish with OHS Lady Trojans lose t Sub-Sections begin Thurs The Lakeview Lakers defeated the Ortonville lady Trojans last Monday night 59-41. The Lakers have been ranked as high as #2 in Class A and showed why. They are big inside and very intimi- dating, causing the Trojans to shoot field goals in the 25 percent range. On offense, the Lakers showed excellent balance with all five starters scoring from nine to 12 points. Offensively, the Trojans could not get the shots to fall, particularly in the first half, as they were outscored 32- 14. The second half was played even, but the game had already been decid- ed. The Trojans were led in scoring by Margo Reiffenberger with 15 points, Heidi Wittnebei with eight, and Tiffany Finke with seven points. Ruth Goergen chipped in with five points, Amanda Hillman had four, and Jenni Bowen hit one bucket. Finke led the boards with eight. Wittnebel had six and Goergen had five boards. Radermacher had three assists and three steals, and Wittnebel also had four steals. The story was much the same for the Trojan B-squad, as Lakeview came out on top bya score of 32-23. The following eveninf:the lady f Tojifi faced I,liariffereda ' tough overtime loss at the hands of the Fighting Saints 61-60. The Trojans led at the half by two, but trailed after three quarters by six. The game was knotted up at 54 at the end of regulation. Rebounding, more than anything, probably helped the Saint's victory. Time and time again the Saints got second and third shots at the basket. The Saints also shot 37 free throws in the game as the Trojans were whistled for 22 fouls. The tandem of Tiffany Finke and Margo Reiffenberger led the scoring with 17 points apiece. Heidi Wittnebel managed nine points as she battled foul trouble the earlier game. Amanda Hillman hit seven points and led the rebounders with eight boards. Laura Lantis had seven boards to go along with her four points. Tiffany Freshmen b-ball team wins three The boys ninth grade basketball team won three games this past week to increase their record to 16-0. They traveled to KMS Monday and coasted to a 64-32 win. Matt Pfingsten was white hot on offense and scored 27 points, not missing a shot all night, including five treys. Derek Reick had seven rebounds and all team members saw playing time. On Thursday at Milbank, SD, the team came away with a 44-41 victory over the always tough Bulldogs. Tanner Radermacher led the scorers with 13 points, followed by Pete Ross and Joe Fuller with 12 and 11 points respectively. On Friday night the young Trojans hosted LQP and bested them by a 61- 32 margin. Pete led the scorers with 16 points, followed by Matt with 15 and Joe with 12. Pete led the rebound- ing with six boards. The freshmen's next game is at home Thursday against KMS. Radermacher scored six points before leaving the game in the middle of the fourth quarter with a sprained ankle. Jenni Bowen replaced her at the guard spot and played a very steady game. The Trojans play a against West Central toni Feb. 16. Sub-Section play this Thursday, Feb. 18 as face ACGC in Montevideo at NIKKI THIELKE performs her vault routine as the Trojani wrapped up the season by competing in the Section 6A Kerkhoven on Saturday, Feb. 13. Mountain Dew 2549; MinnwestBank 13 15 WannaB's 6 18 tWO points as well. Guard Dan HTG: Mountain Dew 917; HIS: i.D.S. 8 20 Spare Paris 2 22 ........... -'" Steve aennen 572; HIG: Joe HTS: Big Stone Bowl 2593; HIG: Dianne Cornelisen 215; tauscn agam led tlae team in renouna- ( ..... " GYMNAST OF THE WEEK is shared by two seventh Berning & Steve Hennen 211. HTG: BigStone Bowl918; HIS: HIS: Dianne Corneltsen 606; ino with eight Nathan Thompson ! ' I moved up to fill varsity positions the last few weeks J Aaron Knutson618; HIG: Scott HTG: Splinters 887; HTS: "'_"-: "..'n -",4 A;kA ,,*,,. I | ! I I I Arndt 280. Splinters2459. SW,IJuu ,^ tc=, -,..,,,. ......  k " I = ) Becky LaVoi (right) competed in vault and bars in Sectim , i ........ ,  , assists. \\;. Van Lith competed in beam and floor. , mmmmm mm -.---.m.mmmmmmmmmm m  m , TROJANS WIt lTER sP00RTsSCH.EDULES ' i 'l 1998-99 BOYS BASKETBALL WRESTLING 1998 99 GIRLS BASKETBALL. I ! O**on.n;,Loc=,on, " Oo00ooon,,00oo00,ioo00 T,000 Feb. 16 Milbank (llilbank) 6:30 Feb. 16 West Central (Ortonville) 6:00 !i Feb. 18 ACGC (at Montevideo) 6:30 SubSections Page 6  INDEPENDENT Tuesday, Feb.