week in review 4/12


By Paul Christian


There were more than 1,400 runners and walkers who completed Sunday’s 30th annual Fools Five in Lewiston.


The 8K (five miles) had 740 finishers and the one-walk 721.

Some $97,000 was raised for cancer research and $13,800 additional funds for local cancer support. The race is on its way to surpass $2 million.

Pete Gilman, 33, of Rochester was the overall winner, finishing in 25.59. Rachel Rich, 28, of Buffalo, Wis., was the women’s winner in 29:50.

Sam Minner, 16, of Winona, won the mile in 5:10 while Sidney Daley, 14, of Lewiston finished in 6:58. It was Rich’s second consecutive title.

High school baseball

Century pounded out 14 hits and blasted St. Paul Johnson 17-2 in five innings in its season opener on Wednesday in St. Paul.

Mike DeBolt hit a second-inning grand slam for the Panthers, who cored seven runs in the second and eight in the third.

High school softball


Mayo scored three times in the fifth inning to knock off Century 6-2 on Wednesday in the season opener for both teams.

Amelia Jajowka had three hits and two RBIs for Mayo, and Sarah Bohlen had a triple and two RBIs.

High school girls track

John Marshall scored 159 points to win the eight-team Al Heitman Invitational Tuesday in Stewartville.

Jasmine Dittrich won the 100 (13.19), 200 (27.10) and the long jump (16-0).

College baseball

Two strong pitching performances sparked Rochester Community and Technical College to a Minnesota Community College Conference doubleheader sweep against Minnesota West Technical College at RCTC on Monday.

Sophomore Lee Donal pitched the Yellowjackets to a 6-3 win in the opener and freshman Brady Mosenden allowed only two hits in the 11-1 win, a game cut to five innings because of the 10-run rule.


On Tuesday, Dakota County Community College swept RCTC, 13-11 in eight innings and 11-0 in five.

College softball

Rochester Community and Technical College freshman Sammi Rossi tossed a two-hit shutout in the first game as the Yellowjackets blanked St. Cloud Tech 7-0 last Saturday and then came on to pitch 62⁄3 innings of one-run relief in the nightcap. RCTC won the second game 9-, to complete the sweep.

Amateur hockey

The Kasson-based Ice Clams scored nearly twice as many goals as the closest competitor and captured the top championship at the 27th annual Return of the Robin adult amateur hockey tournament last weekend at Graham Arena and the Recreation Center.

The Ice Clams outscored their opponents 28-15 in four games to win the Men’s Open I Division championship.

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