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MAKING THE PUTOUT AT SECOND BASE is Trojan second baseman Taylor Wilke in their game against th CGB Wolverines on Wednesday, May 14 in Ortonville. The Lady Trojans defeated CGB 11-1 in five innings. The Trojans had their season come to an end on Friday, May 16 when they lost to YME in the first round of the Section 3A playoffs, 10-7. Lady Trojans season ends in Section 3A Tournament The Lady Trojan softball team had a busy week with four games last week including the first round of Section playoffs. The Trojans hosted Hillcrest in their first game last week. The Trojans were able to pull out a 15-14 win. Leading hitters for the Trojans were Mary Kate Treinen with three including a triple and double, Samantha Rushford with two doubles, Taylor Kuechenmeister with two hits, Lexi Adelman had a home run and Stephanie Rausch with one hit. Lexi Adelman was the winning pitcher going all seven innings. On Wednesday, May 14 the Trojans hosted the CGB Wolverines and came away with an 11-1 win in five innings. Ortonville scored four runs in the third inning, three in the fourth and four in the fifth inning. CGB scored their lone run in the first inning. Leading hitters for the Trojans were Mary Kate Treinen with two and Tay- lor Kuechenmeister, Shelby Strei, Hanna Fredrichsen, Stephanie Rausch and Chais Brown each with one hit. Lexi Adelman was the winning pitcher going seven innings allowing just one run, five hits and struck out four. On Thursday, May 15 Ortonville traveled to Ashby to battle the Arrows. The Arrows were able to come from behind for an 8-6 win. The game was tied at six through five innings before the Arrows were able to score two runs in the bottom Of the sixth and hold the Trojans scoreless in the seventh. Clarissa Blake led the Trojan hitters with two hits in the game. Stephanie Rausch and Taylor Wilke had the other hits in the game. Lexi Adelman was the losing pitcher, throwing a complete game. On Friday, May 16, the Trojans began Section 3A play as the #7 seed hosting the #10 seeded YME Sting. The Trojans started out strong tak- ing a 7-3 lead through three innings. The bats cooled off after that as the Sting were able to score two runs in the fifth, three in the sixth and two in the seventh to win the game, 10-7. Lexi Adelman went the distance pitching for the Trojans and took the loss. She allowed 11 hits and struck out four. Mary Kate Treinen, Taylor Kuechenmeister and Shelby Strei each had two hits in the game. Lexi Adel- man had a home run and Clarissa Blake, Hanna Fredrischsen and Taylor Wilke all had singles. The Trojans end the season with a 9-12 record. Six seniors ended their ca- reers at OHS. They include Shelby Strei, Taylor Kuechenmeister, Saman- tha Rushford, Lexi Adelman, Mary Kate Treinen and Hanna Fredrichsen. Trojan girls golf team places first at Conference Meet With the weather more like late fall with rain, cold temperatures and gusty winds, the Lady Trojan golf team trav- eled to Tipsinah Golf Course near Elbow Lake on Monday, May 12 for their Conference Meet. Even though weather conditions were far from ideal, the Trojans golfed very well, taking first place with a team score of 390. They were followed by Otter Tail Central with 413 and LPGE/Browerville with 420. Pillager did not have a complete team. The Lady Trojans were led by Gina Nelsen with a 94, good for second place after the tie breaker. Hope Has- slen was third with a 96, Alisha Ross was fourth with a 97, Karina Kafka shot a 103, Val Scholberg a 111 and Paige Fredrichsen with a 112. Leah Weber of Otter Taill Central was the individual champion with a 94 after winning the tie breaker. All-Conference honors went to Hope Hasslen who was second overall in conference scoring,Alisha Ross was third, Karina Kafka was fifth and Gina Nelsen was sixth. On Wednesday, May 14, the Lady Trojans traveld to Benson for the Ben- son Invitiational that had been resched- uled from April 23. Litchfield won the team champi- onship with a score of 363. Ortonville was second with a 385. Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta was third with a 411 followed by BBE 420, Benson 424, YME 426, Dawson-Boyd 462, LQPV 463, New London-Spicer 459 and MACCRAY had a incomplete team. Kennedy Sommerfeld of Litchfield was the individual champion with an 82. Eli Sweep of New London-Spicer was second with an 88 and Kelsey Watternhofer of Litchfield was third with a 90. For the Trojans, Hope Hasslen and Gina Nelsen each shot 94's and tied for fifth place. Karina Kafka shot a 95 for eighth place. Alisha Ross shot a 102, Paige Fredrichsen a 108 and Val Schol- berg a 114 to round out the Trojan scor- ing. The Lady Trojans will travel to Glenwood this Wednesday, May 21 for the North Sub-Section 5A Tournament. The top two teams will advance to the Section Meet at Benson on Wednesday, May 28. PLACING SECOND IN THE 400 METER HURDLES at the NSIC Track Meet in Winona on May 10 is Hannah Treinen, third from left, a senior at Northern State University (NSU) in Aberdeen, SD. Hannah broke the NSU school record and provisionally qualified for nationals. Hannah has participated in track her four years at NSU and has also competed in the Heptathlon and hurdles. Hannah is the daughter of Paul and Julie Treinen of Or- tonville. OHS girls track team places second at Conference Meet The Ortonville track teams hosted the Pheasant Conference Meet on Thursday, May 15. It was a cool, breezy day for the athletes, with a good showing for both the OHS boys and girls. Ashby/Brandon-Evansville was the girls team champions with 212 points. They were followed by Ortonville with 123 points, Wheaton-Herman-Nor- mann and Jaeden Conroy, 2nd, 55.96. 4x400 Relay-Jade Brown, Amelia Adelman, Carissa Vanderwal and Kirsten Erickson, 3rd, 5:06.00. 4x800 Relay-Audrey Norlund, Han- nah Streich, Mackenzie Stegner and Brianna Kirchberg, 4th, 14:28.00. High Jump-Jaeden Conroy, 4th, 4- 02; Hannah Streich, 5th, 3-11. Pole Vault-Courtney Ortega, 1st, 7- cross 75, CGB 57, Hillcrest 39 and 00.25; Jaeden Conroy, 2nd, 7-00.00.  Hancock 33. .... ........... :..: ,Long Jump-Rachel Hoernemann, 7 Ortonviile girls results 2nd, 14-11.50; Courtney Ortega, 4th, I00 Meter Dash-Brenna Giese, 3rd; 13-08.25. 13.59; Courtney Ortega, 4th, 13.88. 200 Meter Dash-Brenna Giese, 2nd, 28 31; Rachel Hoememann, 5th, 28.84. 400 Meter Dash-Rachel Hoeme- mann, 3rd, 1:07.26; Brenna Giese, 5th, 1:09.70. 800 Meter Run-Mackenzie Spauld- ing, 4th, 2:56.00. 1600 Meter Run-Kirsten Erickson, 3rd, 6:08.00; Carissa Vanderwal, 5th, 6:26.00. 3200 Meter Run-Kirsten Erickson, 3rd, 13:44.00; Carissa Vanderwal, 4th, 13:45.00. 100 Meter Hurdles-Jade Brown, 6th, 20.76. 300 Meter Hurdles-Jade Brown, 5th, 58.27. 4x100 Relay-Courtney Ortega, Mackenzie Spaulding, Rachel Hoeme- Triple Jump-Brenna Giese, 3rd, 28- 05.00; Mackenzie Spaulding, 5th, 27- 01.00. Shot Put-Megan Radermacher, 6th, 26-10.50. Discus-Megan Radermacher, 3rd, 87-04. In the boys division, CGB was the team champion with 173 points. They were followed by Ashby/Brandon- Evansville 166, OrtonviUe 89, Hillcrest 60 and Wheaton-Herman-Norcross 59. Ortonville boys results 100 Meter Dash-Shawn Eidem, 6th, 12.33. 400 Meter Dash-Garion Mulder, 6th, 58.65. 800 Meter Run-Alex Nelson, 6th, 2:27.00. 1600 Meter Run-Garion Mulder, 4th, 5:10.00; Alex Nelson, 6th, 5:19.00. 3200 Meter Run-Garion Mulder, 3rd, 11:17.00. 110 Meter Hurdles-Kelsey Mulder, 6th, 21.50. 300 Meter Hurdles-Kelsey Mulder, 6th, 52.63. 4x100 Relay-Dylan Arndt, Nick Miska, Andrew Pillatzlci and James Er- ickson, 4th, 55.96. 4x200 Relay-Isaiah Pelowski, Zach Nelson, Andrew PiUatzki .and James Erickson, 4th, 2:01.07. 4x400 Relay-Tristan Eastman, Kurt Westlund, Danny Eastman and Colin Hartman, 5th, 4:16.50. 4x800 Relay-Ben Eustice, Danny Eastman, Jacob Hoernemann and Colin Hartman, 5th, 10:39.00. Pole Vault-Kelsey Mulder, 1st, 8- 06; Garion Mulder, 2nd, 7-06; Colin Hartman, 3rd, 7-00; Cody Ballard, 4th, 5-06. Triple Jump-Dylan Arndt, 4th, 33- 10.50. Shot Put-Dylan Arndt, 2nd, 39-05; Shawn Eidem, 6th, 34-03.50. Discuss-Shawn Eidem, 2nd, 115- 08; Nick Miska, 3rd, 96-02; Dylan Arndt, 4th, 92-10; Spencer Schafer, 5th, 92-02. The Trojan track teams will travel to Morris on Thursday, May 22 for the Sub-Section Meet starting at 3 p.m. Trojan JV boys place first in meet at Graceville The Ortonville junior varsity boys golf team traveled to Graceville on Thursday, May 15 and shot a team score of 179 to take first place honors. Wheaton was second with a team score of 206. They were followed by Ashby at 209 and Underwood at 220. Nate Treinen of the Trojans was the individual champion with a 36. Kaden Spindler Of Wheaton was second with a 44, Mitch Meyer of Ortonville was third with a 46 and Nathan Strong of Ortonville was fourth with a 47. Other Trojan scores had Leo Zepeda and Ty Scolfield each shooting a 50. Tylia Buchanon of the Lady Tro- jans, who was theft lone golfer on the day, shot a 72. The Trojan junior varsity will con- clude their season this Thursday, May 22 with a meet at Wheaton. Page 6 This seminar is free to the public; no reservation necessary! For more information, call 888.432.4467 or visit HEARTLAND Orthopedic Specialists A Service of Douglas County Hospital I]1'1 SENIOR DYLAN ARNDT placed second in the Shot Put with a throw of 39-05 at the Pheasant Conference Track Meet held on Thursday, May 15 in Ortonville. The Trojan boys placed third as a team. INDEPENDENT Rosen to host Chokio this Sun. The Rosen Express will have their first home game of the season this Sunday, May 25 with a match-up against the Chokio Coyotes. Game time is set for 2:30 p.m. Rosen will be right back at it at home on Memorial Day for a 2:30 p.m. game with the Minneota Mudhens. Minneota is a newcomer to the Land O' Ducks after playing in a league in Southern Minnesota for the past five years. The postponed game with Dawson from May 16 will be re-scheduled to a Tuesday, May 20, 2014