Heroes and highlights 4/28


• Erin Gadient and Heather Schafer both had two hits and two runs scored for Goodhue in the Wildcats’ 13-1 five-inning win over Grand Meadow/LeRoy-Ostrander/Kingsland.

• Emily Miller had three RBIs and came up with the game-winning hit as Chatfield beat Byron 6-5.


• Preston Bennett was 3-for-4 with five RBIs and an inside-the-park grand slam to pace Zumbrota-Mazeppa to a victory over Dover-Eyota. Nick Liffrig and Drew Paukert were each 3-for-4 with three RBIs for Z-M.


• Chatfield pitchers have issued zero walks in the Gophers’ last two games. On Friday, Nic Obey did the trick, and allowed just one hit while striking out 10 in an 11-1 win over Byron in five innings.

• Sam Blank had three hits, including a double, as Winona Cotter downed Hayfield 10-7.

Boys golf

• Lanesboro’s Brett Hungerholt carded a 3-over-par 38 at the Lanesboro Golf Course in the Burros’ 173-190 win over Glenville-Emmons.

• Lewiston-Altura’s Josh Opseth shot a one-over-par 37 to lead the Cardinals to a 170-172 win over St. Charles at Lewiston Country Club.

• Mike Boyd shot a 3-over-par 39 at Meadowbrook Country Club to lead LeRoy-Ostrander to a victory over Mabel-Canton.

Girls track and field

• Rochester Century’s Natalie Langr finished first in the 200-meter dash (27.18) and fourth in the 100 (13.47) in the Wisconsin/Minnesota Classic. Century’s Emily Asuncion was second in the triple jump (33-feet-10) and fourth in the 100 hurdles (16.85).

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