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SLIDING HOME SAFE with the first run for the Trojans in their game against Canby last Tuesday is junior Bran- don Nelson. The Trojans lost the game 14-2 to run their record to 2-1 on the season. Earlier in the week the Tro- jans defeated Brandon-Evansville, 8-4 in Pheasant Conference action. Trojans hand Chargers loss lose game to Canby Lancers Cool weather did not prevent the Trojan baseball team from getting in two games last week. The team trav- eled to Brandon-Evansville on Mon- day, April 18 and defeated the Chargers 8-4. The Trojans took a 2-0 lead in the top of the fourth when Tim Larson reached first on an error. With one out, Isaac Knutson laced a double to score Larson. Philip Adelman then reached base on an error scoring Knutson. B-E then got on the scoreboard scoring four runs in the bottom of the sixth. A combination of hits, walks and errors enabled the Chargers to take the lead, 4-2. In the top of the seventh, the-Trojans exploded for six runs. With one out, Tony Schake walked. Shane Maas fol- lowed with a single. Dan Berdan then singled to score Schake. Brandon Nel- son reached on an error scoring Maas. Tim Larson then hit a single to score Berdan. Taylor Radermacher then  came up a hit a double to score both Nelson and Larson. Radermacher then scored on a hit off the bat of Austin Schneider. The Trojans then held B-E scoreless to get the win. Taylor Radermacher pitched five in- nings allowing two runs, three hits, four walks and one strikeout. Isaac Knutson pitched the final two innings to get the win. He allowed two runs, one hit, three walks and had four strikeouts. Berdan and Larson led the Trojans hitters with two hits a piece. Raderma- cher and Knutson each had doubles with Maas and Adelman each getting a single. The Trojans (2-0) then hosted the Canby Lancers on Thursday, April 21. The game was played in light rain and the Trojans suffered their first loss of the season, 14-2 in five innings. Ortonville's only runs came in the third inning. Brandon Nelson singled and later scored on a wild pitch. Tim Larson walked, advanced to third on two wild pitches and scored on a ground out. Canby scored eight runs in the sec- ond inning, three in the third two in fourth and one in the fifth. Brandon Nelson, Damian Pillatzki, Trojans lose to KMS, defeat CGB in games last week Chase Kuefler and Tony Schake all saw action on the mound for the Tro- jans. Ortonville 0nly had three hits in the game. Tim Larson had a double with Brandon Nelson and Isaac Knutson each with a single. The Trojans played host to Wheaton on Monday, April 25. They will then host the CGB Wolverines on Thursday, April 28 at 5 p.m. and then travel to Dawson-Boyd on Friday, April 29 with game time at 4:30 p.m. The Trojan softball began last week by hosting the KMS Fighting Saints on Monday, April 18. KMS came in as one of the top teams in the area and proved that by defeating the Trojans 25-2 in five innings. KMS started the game by scoring six runs in the first inning and 12 more in the second inning and never looked back in picking up the win. Ortonville scored one run in the sec- ond inning after Shelby Strei singled and came around to score on a KMS error. Their other run came in the third when Amber Scherer reached on an error and scored on a base hit off the bat of Brittany Maas. Scherer, Emily Giese and Theresa Hoffman all saw action pitching in this game. Ortonville had three hits in the game off the bats of Scherer, Maas and Strei. The Trojans then hosted the CGB Wolverines on Tuesday, April 19. Or- tonville was able to bounce back and came away with a 11-6 win in Pheasant Conference play. CGB took the early lead, 2-0 in the top of the first inning. Ortonville then came back scoring four in the bottom half of the inning. Theresa Hoffman, Amber Scherer, Brittany Maas and Shelby Strei each had hits to start the inning and all four were able to come around to score to give the Trojans a 4- 2 lead. Ortonville then added two more in the second. With one out, Scherer sin- gled and stole three bases to score the first run. Maas walked, stole two bases and then scored on a fly out to the first baseman. CGB then scored a lone run in the third inning to cut the lead to 6-3. The Trojans added a solo run in the bottom of the fourth when Samantha Rushford led off with a single. After a fly out, Scherer single to advance Rushford to third. She then scored on a ground out to make the score 7-3. The Wolverines added two runs in the top of the fifth to cut the lead to 7- 5. Ortonville then added three more runs in the bottom of the fifth inning. Taylor Kuechenmeister led off with a single and then stole second base. With one out, Emily Giese ripped a double to score Kuechenmeister. After a ground out, Rushford singled to score Giese. Rushford later scored to make it 10-5 in favor of the Trojans. Ortonville added another run in the bottom of the sixth when Strei dou- bled, advanced to their on an error eventually scored. CGB added a solo run in the seventh inning to make the final 11-6. Alexis Adelman pitched the com- plete game win for the Trojans. She struck out nine, walked one and al- lowed six hits. Leading the Trojan hitters was Scherer with three hits, Hoffman, Strei, Giese and Rushford each had two hits with Strei and Giese each lacing a dou- ble. Maas and Kuechenmeister each had one hit. The Trojans (2-1) will host the Lakeview Lakers on Tuesday, April 26 at 4:30 p.m. and will then travel to Morris for a Tournament this Saturday, April 30 starting at 10 a.m. Ortonville School menu Tuesday, April 26: Breakfast: Whole G. Cereal/Yogurt, Whole Grain Toast, Banana, Milk. Lunch: 4-12 Bacon Cheeseburger, K-3 Cheeseburger, Pickles, Tater Tots, Juice Choices. Wednesday, April 27: Breakfast: Whole Grain Cereal, French Toast Sticks/Syrup, Mixed Fruit Sauce, Milk. Lunch: Meatballs and Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Diced Pear Sauce, Whole Wheat Dinner Roll. Whole Grain Cereal, Mozzerella Cheese Stix, Whole Grain Toast, Diced Pear Sauce, Milk. Lunch: Chili, Breadsticks, Broccoli and Cauliflower, Diced Peach Sauce. Friday, April 29: Breakfast: Whole Grain Cereal, Mini Pancakes, Apple- sauce, Milk. Lunch: BBQ's, Pickles, French Fries, Shape-up Juice Bars. Monday, May 2: Breakfast: Whole Grain Cereal, Br. Sausage Pizza, Pineapple Tidbits, Milk. Lunch: Chicken Nuggets, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Corn, Applesauce. Tuesday, May 3: Breakfast: Whole Grain Cereal, Whole Grain Toast, Trix Yogurt, Banana, Milk. Lunch: 4-12 Bacon Cheeseburger, Thursday, April 28: Breakfast: K-3 Cheeseburger, Pickles, Tater Tots, Juice Choices.  __  -   Larry's ..................................... 1 2"2 I owl  j, w i'J lllll Pepsi ........................................... 17 23 Minnwest ................................... 15 25 Otrey Lake ................................ 13 27 Monday Nite - 4/18/2011 Won Lost Precision Glass (won 2nd 1/3) 26 14 Ortonville Independent ........... .25 15 Mt Dew (won 1st 1/3) .............. .23 17 Moose ........................................ .23 17 HTSG: Precision Glass (won 2nd 1/3) - 892; HTSS: Precision Glass (won 2nd 1/3)- 2580; HTHG: Moose- 1093; HTHS: Precision Glass (won 2nd 1/3) - 3075; HISG: Jared Heck- 258; HISS: Jared Heck- 696; HTHG: Dan Millerbernd- 294; HTHS: Jared Heck-723. Q ORTONVILLE/CGB ADAPTIVE BOWLING TEAM recently defeated Parkers Prairie 1,557-1,545. The team bowls at the Alley Cat Lanes in Ortonville with the top four bowling scores compared against the top four from the Ol?- posing team. Team members are shown above. In front from left to right are Josh Hasslen, Zachary Dittel and Craig Erode. Back row left to right are Ashley gaulson, Shelby Whempner, Julia Brown and Amber Kargas. Their coach is Jan Eifealdt. Touring CXL Edition w/Leathor *12,9!1 -*11,59000o40 deep 2004 DODGE 4x4's 2008 JEEP Commander Limiteds Fully Equipped 1500 Reg. Cab 50k miles #533 m/m 1500 Quad Cab Black Blue *12, White Oeep. PRICE! Well Opfionsd! 002009 Grand Caravans 2008 Town & Country Flex Fuel  Flex Fuel Stow & Go Stow & Go Rear A/C Rear A/C r Find us on Facebook