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Trojan boys B-squad wrap up season with 15-6 record It has been a very busy few weeks for the Trojan boys B-squad as they complete the 2010-2011 season with a 15-6 record. On Monday, Feb. 14 the team trav- eled to Wheaton and defeated the War- riors, 49-47. The first half was very sloppy with neither team doing much as the score was tied a halftime 23-23. Things did not improve much in the second half as both teams committed many turnovers, but the Trojans were able to come out with the win. Nic Benck led the Trojans with nine points, followed by James Nitz with nine, Austin Schoon with eight, Cole Peters with five, Jade Hasslen and Tony Schake each with four, Riley Thompson with three and Ryan Han- son and Aaron Quinn each with two. The next night the Trojans traveled to Milbank, SD for a matchup with the Bulldogs. Ortonville was not able to get anything going in this game and 2010-11 Section 3A Boys Basketball-North #1 MACCRAY #8 Lakevlew Mar. 3-7 p.m. Site: Cottonwood FJWabasso #5 Canby Mar. 3-7 p.m. Site: Canby #12 ECHO Charter #7 Lincoln HI Mar. 3-7 p.m. Site: Ivanhoe #10 RCW #6 CMC Mar. 6-7 p.m. Site: Prinsburg #11 KMS Mar. 5 1 p.m. Site: SMSU Mar 5 2:30 p.m. Site: SMSU #40rtonville #2 Dawson-Boyd Mar. 5 4:30 p.m. Site: SMSU Mar. 5 6 p.m. Site: SMSU Mar. 10 6 p.m. at SMSU Mar. 10 7:30 p.m. at SMSU Mar. 12 2:30 p.m. at SMSU vs South Champion at SMSU 5 p.m. Thurs.. Mar. 17 #3 Minneota were defeated by a score of 56-38. Leading scorers were Thompson with 12, Hasslen with 11, Nitz had nine, Hanson with four and Benck with two. On Friday, Feb. 18, Ortonville trav- eled to Graceville to battle the CGB Wolverines. The Trojans were able to take control from the start and held a 28-15 lead at halftime. The Trojans were able to keep the momentum going in the second half and cruised to a 52-33 win. Leading scorers were Peters with 13, Thompson with eight, Hasslen and Nitz each with seven, Schoon and Ben Valek each netted four, Noah Kottke had three and Benck, Hanson and Ryan McCullough each had two. It was back on the road on Tuesday, Feb. 22 as the Trojans traveled to Min- neota. Ortonville started off slow in this game and trailed the Vikings 20- 19 at halftime. In the second half, the Trojans switched defenses and were able to get easy looks at the basket and came away with a 44-38 win. Scorers for the Trojans were Schake with 16, Thompson with eight, Peters and Nitz each with six, Hasslen with five, Benck with two and Schoon with one. The Trojans then traveled to Kerk- hoven on Thursday, Feb. 24 for a game against the KMS Fighting Saints. Play- ing a very shorthandedSaints team, the Trojans jumped out to a 37-21 lead at halftime and went on to defeat KMS, 58-39. Scoring for Ortonville were Peters with 11, Hasslen and Nitz each with nine, Thompson and Schoon each had eight, Quinn with six, Schake had three and Hanson and Benck each with two. Ortonville finally returned to their home court last Friday, playing host to the Canby Lancers. The Trojans were able to take the lead at halftime, 26-23. In the second half, the Trojans picked up their defensive play and were able to defeat the Lancers, 58-43. Thompson led the way for the Tro- jans with 13 points. He was followed by Peters and Hasslen each with 10, Schake with nine, Schoon added six, Valek and Nitz each had three and Quinn and Benck each netted two. On Saturday, Feb. 26, the Trojans traveled to Clear Lake, SD for a four- team Round Robin Tournament. In their first game, the Trojans bat- tled Clark-Willow Lake. "This was a very physical game," said Coach A1 Guse. 'Thankfully, none of our players got hurt." The Trojans trailed at halftime, 29- 25. The second half was even as Clark- Willow Lake won the game 54-49. Scoring for Ortonville were Schoor I with 10, Thompson and Hasslen eacl with nine, Nitz with seven, Benck hac six, Brandon Nelson with three, Quint and Peters each with two and Schake with one. In their second game the Trojan,, battled the Deuel Cardinals. This wa another physical game which saw the Cardinals leading at halftime, 26-21. In the second half, the Trojan., switched to a man-to-man defense which seemed to pay off as the Trojans were able to come from behind and tie the score at the end of regulation, 44- 44. In overtime, the Trojans were able to make their free throws and defeated the Cardinals, 55-52. Thompson and Schake led the Tro- jans with 15 points a piece. They were followed by Hasslen with seven, Peters with six, Nitz and Schoon each had four and Quinn and Benck each added two. "I would like to thank all the players for putting up me this year and to the parents for all their support and the fine lunches for all the away games," said Guse. "We had a great year going 15- ,, STEVE RAFFETY OF ZACh'S TEAM makes a save during the 7th Annual Zach Kafka Memorial Hockey Game on Saturday, Feb. 26 at the Morris Ice Arena-Lee Community Center. All players participating in the game had a great time. ORTONVILLE'S GYMNASTICS TEAM completed the 2010-11 season at the Section 6A Meet in Morris on Sat- urday, Feb. 19. Team members are pictured above. In front from left to right are Jennifer Weber, Courtney ScheU- berg and Sadie Packard. Second row left to right are Lauren Swanson, Heidi Sparby, Jazmine Sletten, Kersten Cooper, D'Laine Thomas, Mackenzie Streich and-Arian na Mack. Back row left to right are Desiree Raffety, Kirsten Giese, Mallory Adelman, Kaitlyn Kottke, Rachel Ber ier, Destiny Eastman and Hannah Eustice. Not pictured is ShaRaye Redfield. The team was coached by Becky )ltquist, Hillary Henrich and Sue Marsolek. CUSTOMER ()PI00,N Monday- Friday, Feb. 28 - March 4 ' Stop by for cookies and coffee . Monday through Friday IIII Tier IV Technology Seminar Friday, March 4,10:00 am Milbank Community Center iiiiiil Jon Becker Tier IV / Service Specialist TIER IV ADVANTAGES Cme What it means to you/ CIIGCk |h6 More Fuel Efficiency AGv'S More Horsepower , 0Utl, Extended Engine Life Lunch served following presentation See Our Complete Used Equipment Inventory! PUlS Order Your Parts Online at: !i!! 2 ..... SpecialS: ........... ........... All Weekl ...... ......... TITAN MACHINERY SOUTH HIGHWAY 15 MILBANK, SOUTH DAKOTA 57252 605-432-4576 800-717-4576 CASEd00 TRUCKLOAD BATTERY SALE SAVE Up To 25% on Ever.l[ Battery! All batteries at or below standard dealer costl Heavy Duty Batteries ) Retention SAVE 15% Disk Blades & Openers t of Opqm Homm ONLY Idl J 00rAN k l I " " T, ,.- i B I:_-I :'S------------4' ' Open House week and gain access to great !!! Minimum purchase of $1000 required i! ii "  =. :: ii':|iS  ommitment to you, to minimize ::  maximize UPtime. We'll keep roa.00, *required CO-GYMNAST OF THE WEEK is Kirsten Giese. Kirsten added two new jump series and a dismount se- ries in her balance beam routine for the Section Meet. 2011 MN Fishing booklet released New special fishing regulations for affected lakes and other general changes for the 2011 fishing season be- come effective today, Tuesday, March 1, according to the Minnesota Depart- ment of Natural Resources (DNR). The Minnesota Fishing Regulations 2011 booklet, which summarizes changes on page 4, is available at DNR license agents and online at The 2011 booklet does not list spe- cial regulations for walleye on Red Lake and Mille Lacs Lake because they are not yet established. These reg- ulations will be announced through the media and on the DNR website, and posted at public access sites on the af- fected lakes. Game and fish licenses for 2011 are available now from DNR license agents, online at buyalicenseand by telephone at 888- 665-4236. Licenses for 2011 become effective March 1. The 2010 licenses are still good until the end of April. 's "l'Le "'ZERO TOLERANCE I EAR I Ortonville School menu Tuesday, March 1: Breakfast: Whole G. Cereal/Yogurt, Whole Grain Toast, Banana, Milk. Lunch: 4-12 Bacon Cheeseburger, K-3 Cheeseburger, Pickles, Tater Tots, Juice Choices. Wednesday, March 2: Breakfast: Whole Grain Cereal, French Toast Sticks/Syrup, Diced Pear Sauce, Milk. Lunch: Spaghetti Hot Dish, Garlic French Bread, Garden Salad, Fresh Baby Carrots, Applesauce. Thursday, March 3: Breakfast: Whole Grain Cereal, Breakfast Bagel, Mixed Fruit Sauce, Milk. Lunch: Hot Dog on a Bun, 4-12 Curly Fries, K-3 Smiley Fries, Baked Beans, Diced Peach Sauce. Friday, March 4: Breakfast: Whole Grain Cereal, Whole Grain Toast, Trix Yogurt, Apple Slices, Milk. Lunch: Cheese Dippers, Pizza Sauce Dip, Cheesy Broccoli, Rasp- berry Sherbert. Monday, March 7: Breakfast: Whole Grain Cereal, Cinnamon Pas- try, Mixed Fruit Sauce, Milk. Lunch: Fiesta Pizza, Lettuce, Salsa, Fresh Baby Carrots, Pineapple Sauce, Pudding. Tuesday, March 8: Breakfast: Whole G. Cereal/Yogurt, Toasted English Muffin, Diced Pear Sauce, Milk. Lunch: 4-12 Breaded Beef Patty, K-3 Beef Sticks, Gold Fish Graham's, Batter Bites, Applesauce. Page 8 INDEPENDENT Tuesday, Jan. ll,2011 !