Sports from the week of May 14, 2003
TMB nine earns third win
The Panther baseball team recorded its third win of the season over WWG/RRC at Tracy Tuesday by a score of 8-4. The win improved Tracy/Milroy/Balaton's season record t 3-10 and they are 2-6 in the 212 Conference.
Senior Greg Carlson started the game for TMB and pitched 4 2/3 innings to get the win. He gave up 4 runs (none earned) on 1 hit while striking out 6 and walking 4. Austin Skoblik came on to finish the game by pitching 2 1/3 innings, giving up no runs on 1 hit while striking out 2 and walking 2.
Derek Radke, Tim Byrne and Carlson let the 9 hit Panther attack with 2 hits each. Donald Strand, Austin Skoblik, Carlson and Radke had 2 runs batted in each.
Golfers come close to 212 title
The Panther girls' golf team was just one stroke short of claiming a share of the 212 Conference golf championship Monday. The Tracy/Milroy/Balaton girls finished a stroke behind BOLD. The tournament was played on the Panthers' home course at the Tracy Country Club.
"The girls had their best day," said Panther Coach Randy McIntire. The girls team scores were: 1) BOLD, 419; 2)TMB, 420; 3)MACCRAY, 470; 4)YME, 471; 5)ACGC, incomplete. Sarah Macken paced the Panthers with a 102. She was followed by Cassie Bryant, 103; Kayla Lau, 104; and Kim Lau, 111.
Megan Bredson, from YME was the girls' medalist with a 92. Bredson was also picked as the 212 Conference most valuable girls golfer. Jackie Rundeen (BOLD), Kayla Lau (TMB), Chelsey Macik (BOLD), Nicole Schmoll (BOLD), Sara Haney (BOLD) and Jodi Sunderland (MACCRAY) earned all-conference honors.
The TMB boys were fourth among six teams.
The boys' team scores were: 1)ACGC, 318; 2)BOLD, 322; 3)YME, 329; 4)TMB, 356; 5)MACCRAY, 365; 6)RCW, 384. Mark Kodet of BOLD was the medalist with a 76.
Josh Hagstrom (ACGC) was chosen most valuable boys' golfer Kodet (BOLD), Josh Arndt (ACGC), Mike Arneson (YME), Brian Flegel (BOLD), Ryan Walsh (BOLD) and Derek Harrier (BOLD) earned all-conference honors. Eric Peterson fired a 79 to finish ninth for TMB, two-places away from all conference honors.
TMB outscores Central 45-3
The Panther girls softball team swept The Central Minnesota Christian School 25-0 and 20-3 at Tracy Monday.
"Some days everything goes wrong; some days everything goes right. Today was one of those right days," said Panther Coach Dave Sogge. "We pitched well; we caught the ball well. Whenever you do all of those things well, the likelihood for success is good. There were big contributors up and down the line up, so all I have to say with regards to stats is that this was a real team effort."
"We are in the process now of seeding teams in the south half of Section 3AA," said Sogge. "Section play begins on Saturday, May 24 in Windom."