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Trojan track season ends at Section 3A Meet last Thurs. ORTONVILLE'S BOYS AND GIRLS TRACK TEAMS completed the 2011 season at the Section 3A Track Meet in Redwood Falls on Thursday, June 2. The boys were Pheasant Conference Champions while girls placed third in the conference. The team was coached by Lynn Keller. No Ortonville athletes qualified for the State High School Track Meet after competing in the Section 3A Meet last Thursday in Redwood Falls. Redwood Valley will represent the women in Section 3A at the State Meet after winning the team event with 62 points. They were followed by Pipe- stone Area with 59, Luverne 58, Wor- 'thington 53.50, Lac qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd 46.50, Adrian 45, BOLD/BLH 45, MACCRAY/RCW 40, Windom Area 39, Benson/KMS 34, Mountain Lake/B-O 31, Jackson County Central 30, Canby/Minneota 22, Hills-Beaver- Creek/Ellsworth 20, Murray County Central 19.50, Southwest MN Chris- tian 18, Russell-Tyler-Ruthton 15, Fulda 11, Springfield/Cedar Mt/Com- fry 10.50, Southwestern Unified Wild 10, Montevideo 9, Central MN Chris- tian 8, Yellow Medicine East 7, Wabasso 6, Tracy-Mihoy-Balaton 2 and Mountain Lake Christian 1. For Ortonville, Kara Helgeson placed l lth in the Shot Put with a throw of 34-03.75. She also placed 13th in the Discus with a throw of 92- 05. Brenna Giese finished 15th in the 400M Dash in a time of 1:05.85. In the Men's Division, Worthington with represent Section 3A in the State Meet, winning the team event with 161 points. They were followed by Monte- video with 63, Pipestone Area 54, Jack- son County Central 49, Lac qui Parle Valley/Dawson-Boyd 45, Redwood Valley 39.50, Luverne 39, Murray County Central 37, Canby/Minneota 35, Central MN Christian 30, Hills- Beaver Creek/Ellsworth 23, Spring- field/Cedar Mt/Comfry 19, Mountain Lake Christian 19, Yellow Medicine East 14.50, MACCRAY/RCW 13. BOLD/BLH 13, Windom Area 12, Benson/KMS 1 I, Ortonville 6, Moun- tain Lake/B-O 4, Southwest MN Chris- tian 4, Westbrook-WG/Red Rock Central 3, Tracy-Milroy-Balaton 3, Fulda 2, Southwestern Unified Wild 2 and Lakeview I. For the Trojans, senior Tate Mess- mer placed 5th in the Shot Put with a throw of 44-05.75 and 7th in the Dis- cus with a throw of 129-05. Jake Meyer finished 10th in the High Jump with a leap of 5'1 I". In order to make it to State, and individual had to place in the top two or get the meet standard for that event. JV baseball team finishes Rosen earns split in games played in Regal last Saturday season with a 6-1 record Rosen Express traveled to two hits a piece. RyanParady, Jeremy The Ortonville junior varsity base- ball team wrapped up their 2011 sea- son with wins over Hillcrest Lutheran and Brandon Evansville. I-Iillerest Lutheran On Friday, May 13, the team trav- eled to Fergus Falls and defeated the Hillcrest Lutheran Comets, 8-I. Or- tonville scored two runs in the first in- ning, two in the third, one in the fourth, two in the fifth and one more in the seventh inning. Hillcrest's lone run came in the bottom of the first inning. Tony Schake started on the mound a pitched a complete seven inning game for the win. He allowed one run, six hits, walked two and struck out 11. Leading hitters in the game were Quincy Swenson with three hits, Nate Nelson, Colby Gimmestad and Jon Hoffman each with two hits and Wyatt Dewitt, Aaron Quinn and Tony Schake each with one hit. Brandon-Evansville The Trojans then hosted Brandon- Evansville on Monday, May 23 and in a close game defeated the Chargers, 6- 5. Ortonville jumped off to a 4-0 lead through the first three innings before the Chargers scored three runs in the fourth inning. The Trojans came back with two runs in the bottom of the fourth to make the score, 6-3. In the top of the seventh inning, the Chargers rallied for two runs, but the Trojans were able to get the final out for the win. Wyatt Dewitt started on the mound for Ortonville and pitched three in- nings allowing three hits with one strikeout. Riley Blake pitched the next Trojan boys golf team back to defend Class A Championship The Ortonville Trojan boys golf won their third straight Section 5A Championship, nudging Dawson- Boyd by two strokes in Benson on Wednesday, June 1. Ortonville posted a score of 344 to Dawson-Boyd's 346. Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley fin- ished third with a 377 and Osakis was fourth at 378. The Trojans were led by sopho- more Jade Hasslen, who tied with Zach Hauser of MACCRAY for medalist, with both firing a low score of 77. For the Trojans, James Nitz fired an 86, Shane Lindahl shot a 90 and Nick Giese came in with a 91 for the four low team scores. The Trojans will play in the State Class A Tournament June 15-16 on the Pebble Creek Golf Course located in Becker. The Trojans are the defending Class A Champions. "We look forward to returning to the state this year," said Coach Roger Sandberg." As of press time Monday, the com- plete list of teams that qualified for the Class A Tournament had not been re- leased. A complete rundown of the tournament field will be in next week's Ortonville Independent. Soergen advances to State Golf Meet The Ortonville girls golf team trav- .led to Benson on Wednesday, June 1 'or the Section 5A Tournament and laced third among four teams. Osakis won the team title with a 76. West Central Area was second vith a 395, Ortonville was third with a 11 and MACCRAY was fourth with a 24: Sophomore Amanda Goergen laced fifth after a two hole playoff with two other girls to advance to the State Tournament. For the Trojans, Goergen fired a 98.,-Amber Sorenson a 103, Rikki Roscoe and Hope Hasslen tied with a 105, Bree Ninneman shot a 107 and Jenae Schneider had a 111. "They all had one or two really tough holes but that is the way the game goes," said Coach Joe Berning. "We had a very successful year and it was fun coaching these girls." The Class A State Golf Tournament will be held at Pebble Creek in Becker, June 15-16. Individual tee times will be announced later in the week. SECOND PLACE WINNERS of the A+ Foundation Golf Tournament held }n Saturday: June 4 are shown above. From left to right are Roger and Coralie Sandberg and Scott Simonitch of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. Not pictured is Mike Sandberg. The team came in with a net score of 56.2. three innings allowing three hits with two stikeouts and Isaac Cloos pitched the final inning giving up two hits with two strikeouts. Dewitt and Quincy Swenson were the leading Trojan hitters with two hits a piece with each hitting a double. Nate Nelson also had a double in the game with Riley Blake and Colby Gimmes- tad getting the other Trojan hits. The junior varsity finished their season with a 6-1 record. The team was coached by Joel Stattelman. Regal on Saturday, playing two games on the day. In their first game on a windy afternoon, they played host Regal and lost, 15-9. Rosen continues to struggle on the defensive side of the game commiting seven errors in this game which lead to eight unearned runs for Regal. Ethan Scoblic pitched six innings taking the loss and Ryan Parady pitched the final two innings. Offen- sivly, Rosen had nine hits in the game. Leading the offense was Trent Rademacher and Aaron Adelman with Ohm, Mickey Rademacher, Evan Sam- mon and Ethan Scoblic each had one hit in the game. Rosen was able to manage a split on the day in Regal upending Starbuck 17-11 in a back and forth game. Je- remy Ohm started on the hill for Rosen and pitched six innings, but he would not factor in the decision. Evtm Sam- mort pitched three innings i relief earning the win. Rosen banged out 13 hits in this game. Ryan Parady led the charge with three hits. Evan Sammon. Kole FIVE STAR Mastel and Aaron Adelman had two hits each with one of Adelman's being a homerun. Jeremy Ohm, Trent Rademacher, Eric Croatt and Tyler Adelman each had one hit in the game. "It was fun to get out of town and play a couple of teams we normally don't see, and play at such a nice park in Regal," commented Coach Mickey Rademacher. Rosen will next be in action this Saturday, June I 1 hosting Appleton at 5 p.m. Also in Rosen this Saturday will be Prior Lake taking on Montevideo at I p.m. and Prior Lake taking on Ap- pleton at 3 p.m. Rosen will t'inish the weekend hosting Prior Lake at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 12. FIVE STAR Q2ooo 2oo7 & Countrys i Town & Country W/DVD W/DVD's : Sunroof & Leather : Leather : s15,9 #433 us out @ ) Trailblazers Suburbans Libertys Yukons Explorers Nitros Mountaineer Blazers Grand Cherokees Tahoes Envoys Aspens Quad Cab 8,59 19 '08 CHRYSLER Sebrings O CONVERTIBLES Luxury 4 Doors 2008Sebring s9 990 -" Touring MPG!! Luxury 4 Door O !I #947 '05 Sebrings Tuesday, June 7, 2011 00INDEPENDENT Page 7