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"ro~h0~ rllllq ii I IIIIIIIIIIIHIIrI.HIIIII.IIIIIIIIIIIII I IIIIIIIHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIrl Little Sioux Confer- ence football stand- ings Minneota 5 -0 TMB 4-1 Lakeview 4-1 Dawson-Boyd 4-1 Adrian 4-1 MACCRAY 3-2 Fulda 3-2 Canby 3 -2 MCC 0-5 Ortonville 0-5 RTR 0-5 RCW 0-5 TROJAN JUNIOR RUNNING BACK TREVOR SCHAFER finds a huge hole ing game last Friday night against the Dawson-Boyd Blackjacks. to run through in their Homecom- Friday scores: Dawson-Boyd 46, Ortonville 7 Lakeview 2, RCW 0 (Forfeit) Adrian 34, RTR 14 Canby 35, MCC 13 TMB 65, Fulda 0 Minneota 41, MACCRAY 7 m The Trojans had a strong start to nected on two early touchdown passes Leading rusher for the Trojans was their Homecoming game last Friday to Randy Bjerkeset and with time run- senior David Lee who carried 13 times night, trailing the Dawson-Boydning out in the half, Justin Lee scored for 51 yards. Junior Trevor Schafer Blackjacks 8-7 after one quarter. But on a six yard touchdown run and the had 46 yards on nine carries and Dan the Blackjacks had big second and Trojans found themselves down 32-7 Berdan carried the ball nine times for third quarters and came away with a at halftime. 43 yards. 46-7 win. The Blackjacks picked right up Berdan had one catch for 26 yards, The Blackjacks (4-1) scored first where they left off scoring twice in the Chase Kuefler one catch for 14 yards when Justin Aakre scored on a two third quarter to increase their lead to and Schafer with one catch for 18 yards yard touchdown run at 11:04 of the first 46-7. Neither team was able to score led the Trojan receivers. quarter. The two-point conversion was in the fourth quarter as that would be Defensively, the Trojans were led by good to give Dawson-Boyd the early 8- the final score, linebacker Trevor Schafer with eight 7 lead. The Trojans (0-5), rushed for 152 tackles and one forced fumble. Senior The Trojans were able to put a nice yards in the game and passed for 58 Nick Giese had seven tackles and Dan drive together, capped off by a three yards for 210 total yard of offense. The Berdan added six. Senior Tate Mess- yard touchdown run by quarterback Blackjacks had a very balanced attack, mer had a fumble recovery to go along Jade Hasslen at 4:05 in the quarter, rushing for 167 yards and passing for with his four tackles. Yannic Graf kicked the extra point to 257 for 424 yards of total offense. This week, the Trojans will travel to cut the Blackjack lead to 8-7 after one Trojan quarterback Jade HasslenCanby for a Little Sioux Conference quarter of play. completed three of nine passes for 58 battle with the Lancers. Game time is The second and third quarters were yards and one interception. He also set for 7 p.m. owned by the Blackjacks. Dawson- rushed for eight yards including a Boyd quarterback Ryan Swenson con- touchdown. The Ortonville volleyball team trav- eled to Wheaton on Thursday, Sept. 30 and lost in three matches to the War- riors. Scores were 12-25,7-25 and 16- 25. Leading scorers for the Trojans were Becca Peterson with 14, Mallory Adelman with 10 and Rachel Berger with 7. Morgan Messmer was the lead- ing passer with 37. Leading hitters were Brittany Maas with 19 and Mallory Adelman with 16. Adelman led the team in setting with 24 and Becca Peterson had 11. On Saturday, Oct. 2 the Lady Tro- jans traveled to Hancock to participate in the Hancock Tournament. In their first match, the Trojans dropped two games to Upsala by scores of 11-25 and 15-25. The Trojans then battled West Cen- tral in their second match of the day, winning in three games b), scores of 18-25, 25-19 and 15-11. Their third match in pool play was against the Morris Tigers. Ortonville dropped both games by scores of 9-25 and 10-25. Ortonville then faced the Ashby Ar- rows in their four-team bracket. The Trojans put together two good games defeating the Arrows by scores of 25- 23 and 25-22. That win put the Trojans up against West Central for their second meeting of the day. This time West Central de- feated the Trojans 20-25 and 15-25. The Trojans finished second in their di- vision. "We took 15 girls to the tournament and it was nice to pick up two wins," said Coach Missy Pederson. "Hope- fully we can continue that momentum into this week's matches." The Lady Trojans will travel to Mil- bank, SD tonight (Tuesday) for a match against the Bulldogs starting with the B-squad at 6:30 p.m. and on Thursday will host the CGB Wolverines at Tro- jan Gym with the B-squad match start- ing at 6:15 p.m. READY TO SERVE is Trojan sen- ior Brittany Maas. Brittany led the Trojans in hitting in their match last Thursday at Wheaton with 19. The Trojans will have their next home match this Thursday when they host the CGB Wolverines. Pheasant Conference Bertha-Hewitt 52, Ashby 12 Eagle Valley 10, Verndale 6 Hillcrest Lutheran 49, Underwood 14 Hancock 46, Lincoln HI 12 Brandon-Evansville 32, CAHN 12 Wheaton 12, CGB 6 (OT) CROSSING THE GOAL LINE for the.Trojans onlyscore against Daw- son-Boyd is sophomore quarterback Jade Hasslen. The Trojans lost to the Blackjacks in their Homecoming game 46-7. Ortonville will travel to Canby this Friday night to face tlie Lancers at 7 p.m. The Ortonville Trojan boys cross Mulder placed 9th in 8:03 and Kelsey In the boys varsity race, Jake Hen- country runners had one of their best Mulder was 16th in a time of 9:15. rich placed 22nd in a time of 18:26. meets of the year as they placed second In the girls varsity race, Morris won Other Trojan runners placing were at the Ortonville Invitational on Mon- the meet with 21 points. They were Caleb Tollakson 28th in 18:42, Tom day, Sept. 27 at the Ortonville Golf followed by Milbank with 40. The Rausch 39th in 19:09, Shane Lindahl Course. other schools had incomplete teams. 47th in 19:33, Nick Athey 53rd in The weather was ideal as the team Jenny Delage was the lone Trojan 19:57, Jarett Haugen 62nd in 20:45, took to the course. Teams competing runner in the girls varsity race. She Luke Hartman 63rd in 20:45, Jake at this meet were Ortonville, Morris, placed 12th in a time of 19:50. Natalie Meyer 67th in 20:49, Jonah Thune 74th Yellow Medicine East, Wheaton and Stohr of Milbank won the race in a in 21:18, Garion Mulder 88th in 22:13, Milbank, SD. time ofl7:16. Joseph Mathes 96th in 23:12 and Morris won the team standings with In the girls junir high race, Trojan Kelsey Mulder 106th in 27:04. Garion 18 points. They were followed by Or- freshman Annie Haukos ran a terrific Mulder did receive medal for placing tonville with 51, Milbank 88 and YME race finishing first in a time of 8:08. seventh in his age group. 104. Wheaton did not have a complete Hope Hasslen placed third in 8:33 and Annie Haukos was top Trojan girl team. Kirsten Erickson was fourth in 9:21. runner in the varsity race placing 22nd For the Trojans, Jake Henrich "The kids ran very well at our own in 18:29. She also received a medal for placed sixth in 18:16, Caleb Tollakson meet," said Coach Lynn Keller. "I was placing third in her age group. Hope seventh in 18:22, Shane Lindahl ninth very proud of them. Thanks to all who Hasslen placed 38th in a time of 19:59, in 18:31, Tom Rausch was llth in came and helped out at our meet." Jenny Delage was 47th in 20:27 and 18:43, NickAthey 18th in 19:54, Jarett On Thursday, Sept 30 the Trojans Kirsten Erickson was 56th in 21:41. Haugen was 20th in 20:14, Jonahtraveled to Granite Falls for the YME The Trojans next meet will be on Thune placed 26th in 21:35 and Joseph meet. Teams participating included Tuesday, Oct. 5 when they travel to Mathes was 32nd in 22:44. Roy Reese Ortonville, YME, BOLD, Canby, Montevideo starting at 5 p.m. On of Morris was the individual champion LQPV, Lakeview, MACCRAY, RCW, Monday, Oct. 11 they will be at Ben- with a time of 16:26. Marshall, Mayer Lutheran, Montev- son for the Benson Invitational starting In the boys junior high race, Garion ideo and Morris. at 4:30 p.m. RUNNING NECK TO NECK at the Ortonville Invitational Cross Country Meet on Monday, Sept. 27 were Tro- jan runners Nick Athey, left and Shane Lindahl. Not far behind was teammate Tom Rausch, in back center. The Trojan boys placed second just behind Morris. Ortonville will travel to Montevideo tonight (Tuesday) for a meet starting at 5 p.m. work together lbe of tbe Whetstone }alley f