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Sports from the week of May 10, 2000Headlight Herald - Serving Tracy, Minnesota, since 1880


Petersons lead T-M golfers

Panther golfers competed in a dual meet with Westbrook-Walnut Grove at Westbrook Thursday.

The boys team scores were: W-WG, 163, T-M, 174.

Scoring for the Panther boys were: Eric Peterson, 41; Dane Schmiesing, 43; Geoff Ruppert, 45; Andy Engesser, 45. Scoring for W-WG were: Lauzon, 39; Coulter, 40; Kells, 41; Farber, 43.

The girls team scores were: T-M, 190, W-WG, 205.

Scoring for T-M were: Heidi Peterson, 41; Kristen Rokke, 47; Brady Averill, 49; Catie Macken, 53. Scoring for W-WG were: Knakmuhs, 50; Freeberg, 51; Barrie, 51; Doom, 53.

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On Monday the Panther girls golf team placed second in a 212 Conference Golf Meet. The Panther scores were: Heidi Peterson, 53; Kristen Rokke, 54; Kayla Lau, 58; Brady Averill, 66.

The Panther boys were at Raymond in a 212 Conference meet and placed fourth. Jon Coudron paced the Panthers with a 41, Geoff Ruppert shot a 46, Eric Peterson and Dane Schmiesing had 47's.

Julie Gifford sets Trojan Relay record

Julie Gifford set a new school record in the 3200 meter run at the Trojan Relays in Worthington Tuesday. Her time of 11:05.57 was also good for a new meet record. Gifford had held the previous record of 11:31.69 that she set in 1998. Her winning time of 5:02.42 in the 1600 meter run was also a new meet record, breaking the old one of 5:12.12 that she had set in 1998.

Chris Gervais also momentarily held a new meet record in the triple jump when his leap of 42-0 broke the old meet record of 41-11.75. However A.J. Cham of Worthington edged Gervais' jump by an inch to win the meet and set a new record.

Bats boom: 23 runs, 5 homers & 20 hits

The Panther baseball team used five home runs to rout Redwood Valley 22-9 Friday at Redwood Falls. The win improved Tracy-Milroy-Balaton's season record to 9-3, 7-3 in the 212 Conference.

Brock Wurscher, Brady Schmidt, Derek Rignell, Eric Dolan and Cory Schmidt all homered while the team pounded the ball for 20 hits in the game shortened to five innings by the ten-run rule.

Jaguars, Rebels silence Panther bats

The Panther baseball team struggled offensively losing two games.

The Panthers lost a 212 Conference game to Belview-Danube-Renville-Sacred Heart 2-0, before dropping a 6-3 game to defending sub-section champion Murray County Central.

"You can't win any games if you don't score any runs," observed Panther Coach Bill Tauer. "Hinderks (from BDRSH) pitched a good game against us."

The loss dropped T-M-B's record to 9-3 and 7-3 in the conference.