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ORTONVILLE GIRLS GOLF TEAM placed third at their own Invitational Qn Tuesday, Apr. 28. Team members are pictured above. From le[t to right are Lauren conroy, Abby Knutson, Bree Ninneman, Rikki Roscoe, Cassie Sorenson and Coach Joe Berffing. Ortonville will "travel to Benson on Friday, May 15 for the Sub-Section Meet. Ortonville junior high golfers second at Wheaton The Ortonville Junior High boys golf team traveled to Wheaton on Monday, May 4 and took the team honors with a team score of 184. Taking second was Chokio- Alberta/Clinton-Graceville- Beardsley with a 204, followed by Osakis at 211, Underwood at 222 and Ashby at 224. Eighth-grader Jade Hasslen finished second with a 44, Austin Schoon finished third in a card playoff also shooting a 44, Ben Anderson shot 45 for fourth and Kyle Rockensock shot 51 for the Trojans low four scores Adam Henrich had a 52, Skylar Anderson a 53 and Joe Mathes and Taylor Barnhardt both posted 54's on the day. OHS Gymnastics team Fundraiser Thursday, May 14 The Ortonville Gymnastics team is having a fundraiser on Thursday, May 14 during the Pheasant Conference track meet. They will be serving walking tacos for $3.50. Proceeds are to help the gymnastics team raise funds for a new spring floor. The Lady Trojan golfers have had ishing first. Placing for the young lady golfers a fairly busy two weeks. On Tuesday, Individually, Abby Knutson was were Amanda Goergen-second, Jenae Apr. 28 they hosted the Ortonville first with a 91, Rikki Roscoe placed Schneider-third, Heidi Sparby and Invitational with seven schools repre- third, Ally Toner was sixth, Bree Cassie Sorenson tied for fourth and sented. Montevideo won the team Ninneman placed eighth, Jenae Kelly Taffe tied for fifth. event, followed by Benson and Schneider was ninth and Amanda Monday, May 4 the JV golfers Ortonville. Goergenplaced 12th. were at Wheaton for a match. .Senior Abby Knutson placed third On Friday, May 8 the team tray-Amanda Goergen was first with a 53, with a score of 98. Rikki Roscoe was eled to GraCeville for a conference Cassie Sorenson placed second with a one place out of the medals with a match and all the girls ended up plac- 54, Jenae Schneider was third with a 112, Bree Ninneman was 17th with a ing. 61, Heidi Sparby finished fourth with 124, Lauren Conroy placed 18th with Abby Knutson was first with a 48, a 71 and Kelly Taffe was sixth with a a 126 and Cassie Sorenson was 21st Rikki Roscoe was second with a 53, 73. with a 131. Jenae Schneider placed third with a The varsity girls will travel to On Tuesday, May 5 the team trav- 56, Ally Toner fourth with a 57 and Henning for the Henning Invitational eled to Tipsinah Mounds Golf Course Bree Ninneman was fifth with a 62. today (Tuesday) beginning at 3 p.m. at Elbow Lake for the Ashby The Ortonville Junior Varsity also and will be at Benson this Friday for Invitational. There were two full had two matches during this time. On the Sub-Section Meet. teams at this meet with Ortonville fin- Apr. 24 they traveled to Graceville. | t HWy. 12 - MilbanK SD It was a tough week for the couldn't get anything going as they and score three runs to take the lead. Ortonville girls softball team as they only had two hits in the game of the The score would go back and forth lost three conference games, bats of Rachel Gruenwald andwith Ortonville continuing to battle On Monday, May 4 the girls lost to Theresa Hoffman. Chelsey Swenson back and eventually tie the score. Chokio-Alberta/Herman-Norcross started pitching for Ortonville and Wheaton would score the winning run 11-1. Ortonville couldn't get any- threw three solid innings. Emily in the bottom of the seventh inning. thing going in this game as the Giese then pitched for the Trojans Statistics from the game were Spartans took control early to win the with Swenson coming back into the unavailable but the Lady Trojans hit game. game to finish up. the ball well in the game. Emily Giese, Rachel Gruenwald, On Friday, the Lady Trojans tray- Freshman Emily Giese went the Kayla Mielitz and Amber Scherer had eled to Wheaton. The weather turned distance for Ortonville and was the only hits in the game. Chelsey windy and cold but both teams battled tagged with the loss. Swenson started and took the loss in throughout with Wheaton winning the The Lady Trojans were scheduled the game. game 8-7. to travel to Graceville for a game with Ortonville then traveled to Ashby Ortonville scored a lone run in the the Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley on Thursday, May 7 and lost to the top of the first inning only to see Wolverines on Monday, May 11. Arrowsl0-0. Again the Lady Trojans Wheaton bat in the bottom of the first Big Stone Walleye ' Club looking for volunteers ~ : jjj jJ jJjJ ;J,',jlii ~?:~ 1 Sa == Bubba 605-949-9044 Milbank, South DakOta Parts Jesse 605-520-4956 Service: Eric 605-949-7710 Choose from Red & White All White Limited Edition Black All In-Stock i The Big Stone Walleye Club is looking for fisherman to volunteer to take area youth out on the lake on June 13. The idea is to teach the kids some boating safety and fishing techniques on the water Anyone interested in participating in this event is asked to call Scott Roelke at 320-839-2661 or 320-808- 6826. If no answer, please leave a - message The Ortonville track teams had two meets last week starting with the True Team, Section 5A Meet in Morris on Tuesday, May 5. Placing in the Top 10 for the girls track team were: 200 Meter Dash-Rachel Berger, 10th. 400 Meter Dash-Hannah Treinen, 5th. 100 Meter Hurdles-Hannah Treinen, 2nd. 300 Meter Hurdles-Hannah Treinen, 1st. 4 x 200 Relay-Mackenzie Moen, Tiffany Mielitz, Camille Scholberg and Mackenzie Streich, 10th. Pole Vault-Nicole Gu!ley-10th. Shot Put-Kara Helgeson, 3rd. Discus-Kara Helgeson, 5th. Placing in boys Top 10 from Ortonville were: 4 x 100 Relay-Noah Kottke, Josh Sherod, Brandon Carlson and Eldon Block, 10th. 4 x 400) Relay-Tom Rausch, Joe Kellen, Jake Meyer and David Lee, 10th. Triple Jump-Jacob Berger, 6th. 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Sherod, Eldon Block and Alex Giossi, On Thursday, May 7, the 5th. Ortonville teams participated in the 4 x 400 Relay-Tom Rausch, Aaron YME Meet held in Granite Falls in Skinner, Jake Meyer and David Lee, near perfect weather 6th. Girls results: 4 x 800 Relay-Mike Roe, Jonah 200 Meter Dash-Hannah Treinen, Thune, Kurt Westlund and Dillan 2rid. Roggenbuck, 6th. 3200 Run-Annie Haukos, 4th. Triple Jump-Jake Berger, 5th. 100 Meter Hurdles-Hannah High Jump-Jake Meyer, 6th. Treinen, 1 st. Shot Put-Tate Messmer, 4th. 300 Meter Hurdles-Hannah Discus-Jake Berger, 2nd. Treinen, Ist. "We performed well," said Keller. 4 x 100 Relay-Kaity Meyer, Taylor "We are gearing up for the Pheasant Jones, Chelsea Adelman and KaraConference Meet this Thursday here Helgeson, 6th. in Ortonville and then our Sub- 4 x 800 Relay-Melissa Halverson, Section Meet on May 21 in Tiffany Mielitz, ShaRaye Redfield r Montevideo. Most of the athletes are and Annie Haukos, 6th. where they need to be at this point of Long Jump-Hannah Treinen, 5th. our season." Pole Vault-Nicole Gulley, 4th. The Pheasant Conference Meet Shot Put-Kara Helgeson, 3rd. this Thursday in Ortonville will begin Discus-Kara Helgeson, 6th. at 4:30 p.m. i; '~i~i~ii/!?i ' ?i; ;~ :~(i;i :ii~::ii::}i i} , : ::. , TROJAN SENIOR THIRD BASEMAN NIKKI NELSON focuses on the batter in a recent game. The Trojans dropped three games last week and were scheduled to play the CGB Wolverines on Monday, May 11 at Graceville. Greenhouses LANDSCAPING SERVICES AVAILABLE Page 6 INDEPENDENT Tuesday, May 12, 2009 k. tl ! i