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~r The Trojan baseball team saw their season come to end at the Section 3A Tournament last Saturday after com- pleting a week of busy action. On Monday, May 24 the Trojans traveled to Fergus Falls for a double- header 'with the Hillcrest Lutheran Comets. In the first game, the Trojans de- feated Hillcrest, 7-5. The Trojans scored four runs in the first, and three in the fourth to earn the win. Mike Winther started and pitched six strong innings allowing four runs, six hits, three walks and struck out four. Damian Pillatzki pitched the fnal in- ning, stiking out one. Leading hitters for the Trojans were Chase Kuefler with two hits and Keven Berdan, Mike Winther, Austin Schnei- LADY TROJAN SOFTBALL TEAM completed the 2010 season. Team members are pictured above. In front der, Damian Pillatzki and Dan Berdan going into the bottom of the fourth in- from left to right are Theresa Hoffman, Amber Scherer, Samantha Rushford, Taylor Kuechenmeister and Marissa each with one. ning when they erupted for five runs Baerwaldt. Back row left to right are Coach Tim Giese, Mary Kate Trienen, Shelby Strei, Brittany Muds, Emily The second game was another close and went on to defeat the Rebels, 8-5. Giese, Ashley Eastman and Chelsey Swenson. on as the Trojan sneaked out a 7-6 win. Andy Strei, Chase Kuefler and tonville the home team in this game, the Trojans scored three runs in the bot- tom of the sixth and held Hillcrest scoreless in the seventh for the win. Isaac Knutson started on the mound and went five innings allowing seven hits, three runs, five walks and struck out three. Chase Kuelfer pitched one inning allowing one hit, one walk and one strikeout. Leading hitters for the Trojans were Andy Strei with two hits including a double, Tim Larson with a double and Dan Berdan, Taylor Radermacher, Mike Papasso and Brandon Nelson each with one hit. On Wednesday, May 26, the Trojans hosted the Lincoln HI Rebels in the first round of the Section 3A Tourna- ment. The Trojan were trailing 3-2 The Trojans scored four runs in the sec- Chad Spors each had two hits for the eerdan awarded end to take a 4-1 lead only to see the Trojans with one of Strei's hits going Comets score two in the third inning to for a double. Mike Winther and "-'"'l"er'hnl rQh|n cut the lead to 4-3. Hillcrest would Damian Pillatzki each had doubles in score two runs in fifth and one in the the game. from Concordia sixth to take a 6-4 lead. With Or- Pillatzki pitched a complete game The Rosen Express traveled to led 2-1 going into the top of the ninth Morris on Friday, May 28 and fell when Clinton scored two runs, and hard to the Eagles by a score of 19-6. held Rosen scoreless in the bottom on Morris scored early and often as the the ninth to take to win. game ended in the eighth inning via Jeremy Ohm pitched a complete the ten run rule. game for Rosen. Leading hitters in the Evan Summon, Trent Rademacher game were Mickey Rademacher with and Mickey Rademacher pitched for two hits and Tyler Adelman, Trent Rosen. Leading the offense was Ryan Rademacher, Jeremy Ohm and Jared Parady, Jared Weber and Tyler Adel- Weber each had one hit on the after- man with two hits a piece and Trent noon. Rademacher, Aaron Adelman and Next action for Rosen is this Satur- Ethan Hoffman each had one hit on day, June 5 at Ortonville at 7:30 p.m. the night, and at home on Sunday, June 6 with a Rosen then hosted its annual Me- game against Madison starting at 2:30 serial Day game and lost to the Clin- p.m. ton Cards by a score of 3-2. Rosen Keven Berdan of Ortonville, is the recipient of an Excellence Scholarship from Concordia College, Moorhead. Berdan, a May 2010 graduate of Ortonville High School, is the son of Glenn and Lisa Berdan, Ortonville. High school activities in which Keven has participated include: foot- ball, basketball, baseball, BPA, FCA, band, pep band, choir, show choir, B Sharps (men quartet), drama-One act and musical, community theater, stu- dent council, and superior honor roll. School menu Tuesday, June 1: Breakfast: Whole Grain Cereal, Cinnamon Pas- try, Mixed Fruit Sauce, Milk. Lunch: 4-12 Chickenwich, K-3 Chicken Nuggets, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Corn, Diced Pear Sauce. Wednesday, June 2: Breakfast: Whole Grain Cereal, Whole Grain Toast, Diced Pear Sauce, Milk. Stock receives Lunch: Build A Burger, Cheese, Lettuce, Onions, Pickles, Tater Tots, Area students on NSU scholarshipJuice Choices. Locals graduate SDSU deans list Bryn Stock, Big Stone City, SD, has Thursday, June 3: Breakfast: K-2 from Mitchell Tech Students from the local area on been awarded a $10,000 Wolf PACT Whole G. Cer./Toast,3-6 Whole Grain SDSU's dean's list include Natasha Scholarship from Northern State Uni- Cereal or Breakfast Hot Pocket, Diced Four hundred and eight students Marie Mielitz, Laura Elizabeth Streich, versity in Aberdeen, SD. Peach Sauce, Milk. graduated from Mitchell Technical In- and Lauren Michelle Smith all of Big Bryn is the son of Randy Stock and Lunch: Hot Dog on a Bun, 4-12 stitute in annual commencement exer- Stone City, SD. Valerie Swint. He is a graduate of Or- Curly Fries, K-3 Smiley Fries, Baked tonville High School and will begin Beans, Diced Pear Sauce. cises held Friday, May 7, at the World's Area students on classes at NSU in the fall of 2010. He Friday, June 4: Breakfast: Whole Only Corn Palace. Graduates from Or- tonville included: Jerod Beachem in SMSU dean's list plans to major in professional account- Grain Cereal, Br. Sausage Pizza, ancy. Pineapple Tidbits, Milk. the field of Propane and Natural Gas Students from the area on SMSU's Lunch: Cheese Dippers, Pizza Technology and Amy Graham in the dean's list are as follows: with honors Sauce Dip, Cheesy Broccoli, Rasp- area of Radiologic Technology. are Matthew Fellows and Jeff Watson Do ~ol/r pgllr~ ne~ Clet]/1 berry Sherbert. of Ortonville, and Jason Zahn of Up 8/(7 _~Olq~ Ldtke Monday, June7: Cook's Choice. Odessa. Tuesday, June 8: Cook's Choice. for the Trojans allowing just four hits and stiking out 11. With the win the Trojans traveled to Sunburg on Saturday, May 29 to meet the #2 seeded KMS Fighting Saints. After holding the Trojans scoreless in the top of the first inning, KMS erupted for 10 runs in the bottom of the first and went on to defeat the Trojans, 27- 13. The Trojans did battle back to cut the KMS lead to 15-9, but the Saints were just too much for the Trojans, Mike Winther, Taylor Radermacher, Damian Pillatzki and Isaac Knutson all saw action on the mound for the Tro- jans. Tim Larson and Andy Strei each had three hits in the game with Larson. hit a big home runand double and Strei lacing two doubles in the game. Dan Berdan had a double in the game, while Brandon Nelson, Chad Spors, John Eu- stice and Taylor Radermacher each get- ting one hit. The Trojans finish the season at 10- 8. Four seniors finished their OHS ca- reers. They include Mike Winther, Keven Berdan, Chad Spors and Andy Strei. The team was coached by Jon Fellows. July 9-10, 16-17, 23-24, 2010 m Walnut Grove, MN Outdoor drama based on the life of Laura Ingalls Wilder Performance 9:00 pm Alison Arngflm "Nellie" Guest Stars from the Appearing July 24 "Little House" TV Series Dean Butler 'Almanzo" Appearing July 17 2 nights / 2 days $280 Rates are per 3 nights / 2 days $325 person, 2 person 4 nights / 3 days ~455 minimum. Must arrive on Sunday, Monday or Tuesday. Meal packages are available for additional charge. Both the Ortonville boys and girls a score of 78, Charlie Stattelman shot Hector, Renville County West and At- golf teams continued their success last 83 for fourth place~ Jade Hasslen shot water-Cosmos-Grove City. Friday, May 28 as both repeated as the 84, Bryn Stock shot an 85 and James Individually for the Trojans, Rikki 5A South Sub-Section Champions in Nitz an 89 to round out the scores for Roscoe placed fourth with a 98, Amber Marshall. the Trojans. Sorenson was fifth with a 99, Ally Ortonville's boys team posted a The Ortonville girls won the Sub- Toner was sixth with a 101, Bree Nin- team score of 317 to second place Section with a score of 402, edging neman placed 10th with a 104~ Jenae Dawson-Boyd's 339. MACCRAY which shot a 405 to winSchneider was llth with a 104 and Senior Jesse Roscoe continued his their title. Dawson-Boyd was third Amanda Goergen shot a 120. strong play with a even par round of 72 with a 425. Both teams will now travel to Ben- to take medalist honors. Teammate Other teams competing in the Sub- son this Friday, June 4 for Section 5A Nick Giese was the silver medalist with Section were Canby, Buffalo Lake- action. 300 Hurdles with a time of 48.03. Hannah placed third in the Long Jump with a leap of 15' 4 1/4. In the boys division, three OHS ath- letes will advance to the Section meet. JuniorTate Messmer took third in the Shot Put with a throw of 45 1/2'. Sophomore Jake Meyer qualified in the High Jump with a jump of 5'9". Tom Rausch will compete in the Pole Vault after qualifying with a jump of 9'9". Other Trojan athletes that placed in the Sub-Sections were seventh grader Five Ortonville track athletes have advanced to the Section Track Meet this Thursday, June 3 in Montevideo after their fine showing in the Sub-Sec- tion Meet held in Benson last Thurs- day. The Section Track Meet will start at 2 p.m. In the girls division, sophomore Kara Helgeson placed first in the Shot Put with a throw of 36'8. Senior Hannah Treinen will ad- vance in three events. Treinen placed second in the 100 Hurdles in a time of 17.20. She also placed second in the Hannah Mathes who took fourth place in the Long Jump with a leap of 14'6 which was a personal best. Hannah Treinen placed fifth in the 200 Meter Dash, Nicole and Jamie Gulley tied for sixth in the Pole Vault and the 4x800 Relay Team of Melissa Halvorson, Kayla Hormann, Brooke Hanson and Annie Haukos placed sixth. For the boys, Tate Messmer was sixth in the Discus and the 4x100 Relay Team of Jackson Zemke, Noah Kottke, Riley Thompson and Eldon Block placed sixth. "We have had a great season," said Coach Lynn Keller. "We had a young team overall but they are all hard work- ers. All the athletes improved and got stronger as the season progressed. We had a lot of personal records through- out the season, which is what we want to see. I'm very proud of all of them." The Trojans lose just two seniors for this years squads, Nicole Gulley and Hannah Treinen, who have both been a part of the program since seventh grade. Coach Keller said they will be missed and hopes the younger athletes continue to get stronger. She also thanks all those who helped at the home track meets. "Thanks to all those special peopl who help with our home meets," said Keller. "They are invaluable. Without them our perfect meets wouldn't exist. Special thanks to Mel Reinke, Liz Ketz, Shirley Lynne, Ginger Athey, Gayla Athey, Cindy Henrich, Sara Mathes, Barb Nornes, Dawn Leger, Kirby Athey, Tim Henrich, Tabitha Henrich, Adam Henrich, Don Dennis, Stacy Gustafson and Ted Eifea!dt. They make our meets run smooth. All five athletes will be participat- ing i'n the Section 3A Meet this Thurs- " day in Montevideo. The top two OHS IUNIOR TOM RAUSCH, shown at right, will be competing in the athletes in each event advance on to the Section 3A Meet this Thursday, June 3. Rausch qualified in the PoleVault. State Track Meet June 11-12 at Ham, ]he top two athletes in each event will advance to the State Track Meet, line University. June 11-12 at Hamline University. We remain dedicated to providing you, our customers, with the best possible solutions to meet your needs. 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