The top matchups, highlights and performances from southeastern Minnesota high school sports on Tuesday:


• Northfield scored 17 minutes into the first half on a penalty kick and went on to beat Rochester Century 3-1 in the Section 1AA boys soccer quarterfinals. Century finished 7-9-1 overall

• The Rochester Century girls soccer team had been one of the hottest ones around, diving into the Section 1AA playoffs on an eight-game winning streak. That streak ended along with its season as No. 6-seed New Prague upset the third-seeded Panthers 1-0 in the section quarterfinals.


• The Rochester Century boys cross country team had all five of its scoring runners place in the top 10 as the Panthers won the All-City Invitational for a second consecutive year. Seth Hill (second place, 17:04.3), Jason Dong (sixth), Carter Poncelet (seventh), Silas Green (ninth) and Eric Welch (10th) helped Century win the boys title by 14 points over runner-up Mayo. John Marshall's Meti Omod won the meet in a blistering time of 16:46.5. Lance Pfrimmer (third) and William Roden (fourth) led Mayo, while Kevin Turlington (fifth) was Lourdes' top finisher.

• The Rochester Century girls cross country team also won the All-City Invitational for a second straight year, placing its five scoring runners in the top 11. Kennedy Speer (second, 20:01.4) and Ava Nuttall (third, 20:07.9) led the Panthers, while Morgan Morey finished sixth, Gracie Shannon eighth and Kylie Wees 11th. Lourdes' Lauryn Renier won the race by more than 15 seconds (19:45.1) and her teammate Meg Degen finished fifth. Arely Jaime-Luevano led Mayo by finishing fourth (20:33.3) and Greta Freed paced JM with a seventh-place finish (21:05.8).


• Stewartville senior hitter Kaitlyn Prondzinski recorded her 1,000th career kill on match point to lift the No. 1-ranked Tigers to a 3-0 victory against No. 3-ranked Kasson-Mantorville. Prondzinski is committed to play Division I college volleyball next year at Illinois State University.

Riley Queensland 15 kills and 11 digs in Grand Meadow’s 3-0 win over Schaeffer Academy. Queensland recorded her 1,000th career kill in the victory, which helped the Superlarks improve to 19-10 overall.

• Cannon Falls setter Jaci Winchell recorded her 1,000th career set assist in Tuesday's match against Hayfield. Winchell and the Bombers topped the Vikings 3-1.


• Red Wing’s Cadence Thorson got the game’s only goal as No. 12 seed Red Wing beat No. 13 seed Pine Island/Zumbrota-Mazeppa 1-0 in girls Section 1A playoff soccer.

Ebube Mordi had two goals and David Choung had two assists as No. 9 seed Schaeffer Academy beat No. 16 seed Kasson-Mantorville 5-0 in the first round of the Section 1A boys soccer playoffs on Tuesday.

• Mia Pierra scored all four of St. Charles’ goal is in 4-0 win over Schaeffer Academy in the first round of the Section 1A soccer playoffs.

Alayna Helgemoe had 32 digs and Isabelle Kahoun had 25 assists and 15 digs in Rushford-Peterson’s 3-2 win over St. Charles. Ashley Paul had 38 assists and 21 digs for the Saints and Triniti Gbala had 16 kills.

• Red Wing’s Cecelia DeJong won a pair of events in her team’s 93-84 loss to Century. DeJong claimed the 50 freestyle (25.41) and the 100 fly (58.65).



Section 1AA quarterfinals

Farmington 7, John Marshall 0

Lakeville South 2, Owatonna 1

Northfield 3, Century 1

Mayo 5, New Prague 1

Section 1A first round

Schaeffer 5, Kasson-Mantorville 0

Red Wing 5, P-E-M 0

Cannon Falls 6, Caledonia 0

Lake City def. Stewartville by shootout 


Section 1AA quarterfinals

Lakeville South 8, John Marshall 0

Owatonna 2, Northfield 1

New Prague 1, Century 0

Farmington 2, Mayo 0

Section 1A first round

St. Charles 4, Schaeffer Academy 0

Red Wing 1, Pine Island/Zumbrota-Mazeppa 0

Plainview-Elgin-Millville 1, Lake City 0

Winona 6, Caledonia 0


Rochester All-City Invitational

1. Century 34, 2. Mayo 48, 3. John Marshall 53, 4. Lourdes 107, 5. Schaeffer Academy 147. 


Rochester All-City Invitational

1. Century 30, 2. Lourdes 49, 3. Mayo 62, 4. John Marshall 82, 5. Schaeffer Academy inc.


Big Nine Conference

John Marshall def. Albert Lea 25-13, 25-11, 25-12

Mayo def. Century 25-16, 25-22, 22-25, 25-18

Hiawatha Valley League

Kenyon-Wanamingo def. Goodhue 25-20, 25-17, 23-25, 25-13

Lake City def. Zumbrota-Mazeppa 25-14, 25-18, 25-12

Stewartville def. Kasson-Mantorville 25-14, 25-15, 25-17

Triton def. Byron 25-22, 19-25, 25-20, 25-21

Three Rivers Conference

Caledonia def. Wabasha-Kellogg 25-17, 25-22, 21-25, 25-18

Lewiston-Altura def. La Crescent 25-13, 25-12, 25-13

P-E-M def. Dover-Eyota 25-16, 25-17, 25-23

Cotter def. Southland 25-11, 25-23, 25-10

Fillmore Central def. Chatfield 25-20, 25-14, 25-21

Rushford-Peterson def. St. Charles 25-21, 23-25, 27-29, 25-20, 15-12

Southeast Conference

Randolph def. LeRoy-Ostrander 25-21, 25-17, 25-14

Grand Meadow def. Schaeffer Academy 25-4, 25-14, 25-13

Lyle-Pacelli def. Glenville-Emmons 25-22, 25-20, 25-21

Lanesboro def. Kingsland 19-25, 25-16, 16-25, 25-22, 15-12

Spring Grove def. Houston 19-25, 25-10, 25-20, 25-19

Gopher Conference

Medford def. Blooming Prairie 25-12, 25-18, 25-12


Big Nine Conference

Century 93, Red Wing 84

• All of Tuesday's southeastern Minnesota high school sports results can be found at

• Photos from the Rochester All-City Invitational boys and girls cross country meets.

• Story and photos from the showdown volleyball match between two of the top three-ranked teams in Class AA, No. 1 Stewartville and No. 3 Kasson-Mantorville.

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