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JACOB BERGER OF ORTONVILLE Was all smiles after placing in the Discus at the Class A Minnesota State High School Track Meet last Saturday at Hamline University. Berger placed ninth with a throw of 127-07, and earned one team point for his efforts. ninth Senior Jacob Berger of Ortonville placing at this year's State Meet fin- placed ninth in the Discus at this years ishing 10th in the 300 Meter Hurdles Class A Minnesota State High School in a time of 46.27 on Friday, June 5. Track Meet held at Hamline Hannah is the daughter of Paul and University in St. Paul on Saturday, Julie Treinen. June 6. "The weather on Saturday was Berger threw the Discus 127-07 in windy and wet with all the rain, but rainy conditions and earned theJacob did a great job of placing in the Ortonville track team one point, meet," said Coach Lynn Keller. Jacob is the son of Jeff and Julie "Hannah ran well in her event, but Berger. just missed placing. Both Jacob and Ortonville's other participant,Hannah represented the school well junior Hannah Treinen just missed and did a terrific job for us." Saving on home ilasurance is "No Pt lem." - undreds of thousands of families are saving money with Auto-Chvners Insurance for their home and mobile home protection. Stop in and ask,I ORTONVILLE'S BOYS AND GIRLS GOLF TEAMS held their Awards Supper last Friday at the Ortonville Clubhouse. Those receiving awards are pictured above. From left to right are Boys Coach Roger Sandberg, about ! junior Jesse Roscoe (Captain and Most Valuable Golfer), senior Abby Knutson (Captain and Most Valuable Joe Berning. quality Golfer), freshman Rikki Roscoe (Most Improved), senior Oustin Ringsaker (Most Improved)and Girls Coach i i protec- fift don, with " flexible payment plans and "No Problem" claim service. Jluto-Owners Insurance Life Home Car Business i Tom Kindt Agency 113 NW First Streel.0rtonville, MN Phone 320-839-6145 Making their fourth trip to the State Golf Tournament, the Trojan boys golf team was optimistic as they tried to bring home the State title last week. But it just wasn't meant to be as the Trojan boys golf team finished fifth at the Class A Boys' State Golf Tournament held June 3-4 at Pebble Creek Golf Course in Becker. Designed to be challenging but, developed with an eye for the pic- turesque beauty of the local country- side, Pebble Creek in Becker is a must-play for the discriminating golfer and a fun round for players of every skill level. Pebble Creek is loaded with beautiful flowers, thick, tight fairways, and great greens. Rushford-Petersori was crowned the team champions as they went 319- 336 for a total of 655 to finish five strokes better than Hawley, who fin- ished 328-332 for a two day total of 660. The rest of the field was Springfield/Comfrey, 334-331 for 665; Providence Academy, 327-340 for 667; Ortonville, 340-340 for 680; Cedar Mountain, 349-363 for 712; Mesabi East, 361-363 for 724; and Stephen Argyle Central, 357-382 for a 739. seventh firing a 76-79 for a 155. ing a 75'-84 for a 159. Other Ortonville finishers were The individual champion was junior Charlie Stattelman (89-86) for sophomore Dillon Schultz of a total of 175 good for 46th place, Springfield/Comfrey who shot a 74- senior Cameron Larson (91-88) for a 70 for 144. 179 to place 53rd, sophomore Nick Ortonville loses two seniors from Giese (87-95)and junior Bryn Stock this group, Cameron Larson and (95-87) both for a total of 182 and tied Dustin Ringsaker. A goodnucleus for 62nd place, and senior Dustin returns for Coach Roger Sandberg Ringsaker (88-95) for a total of 183 next year,and combined with some for 67th place. Zac McNally ofgood young golfers, the 2010 team Chokio-Alberta/CGB placed 13th fir- should continue their winning ways. Individually for the Trojans, junior Jesse Roscoe tied for seventh place shooting a 76-79 for a two-day total of 155. Tanner Drewelow of Chokio- Alberta/CGB also finished tied for EYEING UP HIS PUTT is Trojan junior Jesse Roscoe at the Class A State High School Golf Tournament, Wednesday and Thursday, June 3-4 at Pebble Creek Golf Course in Becker. Jesse was the highest placing Trojan, finishing seventh with a two-day total of 155. I1 P The Rox entered a key weekend in Thomas. them their final margin of victory. their schedule playing two teams right The locals added another run in the Joe Fuller started on the hill and with them in the standings and when seventh inning on a lead-off double went five and two-thirds strong the dust had cleared, the locals by Giese, another sacrifice by Ross innings. Chris Fellows came on and walked away with a 6--0 win against and a run scoring single by Riley threw two and one-third innings of the Rosen Express and then added the Sammon. scoreless relief to get the win and Benson Chiefs as a victim by the The game was broken open in theRiley Sammon closed the game score of 8-4. bottom of the eighth inning when the throwing one scoreless inning. Pitching and defense lead the Rox managed four runs on two hits Leading hitters for the Kox were Ortonville Rox to a 6-0 win over the and two Rosen errors. John Thomas with three, Fuller and Rosen Express on a cold, rainy "This was by far our best defensive Zack Giese with two and Sammon, Saturday night, effort so far this season. Everyone Gory Stattelman, Chance Haugen, Curt Schake threw six and two- wanted Curt to get a perfect game and Chris Fellows, Curt Schake, and third innings of perfect baseball, the level of concentration was really Watson each had a hit. before allowing Rosen's first hit with high. Defense and pitching can carry "It was a real good weekend for us two outs in the seventh inning. Rosen this team if we can play this well to get the sweep," stated Rox manag- added another infield hit on a close defensively," stated manager Ron er Ron Thomas. "Benson and Rosen play at first base,and had a batter hit Thomas had lost a combined three league by the pitch to load the bases. Curt In Sunday's game, the Rox started games coming into Saturday." The got Jared Weber to hit a come backer early by committing two errors in the Rox now have a 4-1 Teal League he fielded cleanly, putting an end to top of the second to give up an record. the Rosen rally. Chris Fellows came unearned run. Benson added another Ortonville has a busy schedule in and threw two innings of perfect unearned run in the top of the fifth, next weekend. In a makeup game, relief. For the night, the Rox held the The Rox scored two in the bottom of they travel to Canby to play a 1:00 Express to no runs, on two hits and the fifth to knot the game at two each. p.m. game with the Knights, then committed no errors. The Chiefs plated two runs in the come home to play a 7:00 p.m. game The Rox were held scoreless thetop of the sixth and the Rox added one with Appleton that same night and first four innings as Ethan Scoblic of in their half of the sixth to make the then travel up to Clinton for an after- the Rosen Express had only given up score 4-3 Chiefs after six innings, noon game on Sunday at 2:00. one hit himself. In the bottom of the The locals broke it open with three This past weekend was rather cold fifth, Zack Giese led off with a single, runs in the bottom of the seventh, out, but a nice crowd on Saturday was sacrificed to second on a nice highlighted by Jeff Watson's two run night for the Appleton game would be bunt by Pete Ross and scored the first double. The Rox managed two more very much appreciated by the players. run of the game on a single by John insurarlce runs in the eighth to give Buy 2 Get 2 Free! Buy 2 Lower Reserved or Upper Club tickets for any game June through September and get 2 free! Offer valid for 2009 Twins home games from 612 to 9/20. Excludes 7/7-7/9 games. Limit 2 free tickets per order. Two free ticket offer valid with the purchase of 2 full priced tickets in the same price level only. All tickets must be purchased for the same game date. Not valid with any other promotions or discounts. Mention code "BF" when ordering. . . : ; " ~: : : :[ i ":.:: :. . ::.:i iii.~;~i~h?~::.ii::i~::~#:,:.ii:::ii::i:i:::::~!:i:i:::.~:: ~" .!::it*: ~:: <:+:: i ~ : :::"::::-:i?v~::'~:: ROX SHORTSTOP RILEY SAMMON goes airborne to make a great play in their 8-4 win over Benson on Sunday at Trojan Field. Looklng on is Rox second baseman Gory Stattelman (14). With their two wins over the weekend the Rox are now 4-1 in Teal League play. Tuesday, June 9, 2009 INDEPENDENT Page 7