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Sports from the week of May 11, 2005

Double win, double loss

The Panther softball team was swept by KMS at Murdock last Friday by scores of 9-0 and 7-1. Laura Suter threw both games for KMS while Ashlei Carpenter took the loss in the first game and Liz Rayman in the second.

The Panthers were held to only six hits for the afternoon and scored their only run of the day in the seventh inning of game two when Alissa Lightfoot tripled to plate the singling Stacy LaVoy. That run is the only earned run given up by Suter all season in 212 Conference play. The Saints are ranked second in the state in Class A.


First game

KMS 120 500 1 9 13 0

T/M/B 000 000 0 0 4 5

Second game

KMS 032 200 x 7 9 0

T/M/B 000 000 1 1 2 4


Tracy/Milroy/Balaton made up for the double loss by sweeping two games from Renville County West at Danube on Tuesday. They won the first game 16-5 and the second 18-7. Carpenter picked up the win in the first game , holding the Jaguars to 5 runs ( 2 earned) on just 4 hits while walking 4 and hitting 3.

Jackie Vroman led the offense with a 2 for 3 , 4 RBI day at the plate. Alyssa Kirk and Mariah Schelhaas had 3 RBI each.

Liz Rayman got the win in game two. She gave up 6 earned runs in the first 2 innings and then settled down and held the Jaguars to just 1 run on 1 hit over the last three innings. Rayman walked 2 and struck out 6 over five innings. Alissa Lightfoot led the 14 hit Panther attack in the second game as she was 2 for 4 with 4 RBI, Andrea VanMoer was 3 for 4 with 2 RBI while Lynn Brockway, Rachael Gervais, Jackie Coulter and Mariah Schelhaas each had 2 RBI.

First game

T/M/B 224 53 16 9 2

RCW 005 00 5 4 5

Second gam

T/M/B 520 029 18 14 3

RCW 330 001 7 4 6


Game shortened by rain

The Panther softball team played Pipestone to an 8-8 tie in a game stopped by rain in the eighth inning last Thursday.


One-sided loss follows easy victory over BOLD

The Panther baseball team won a rain-shortened conference game against 212-Conference rival BOLD at Tracy 9-2 Thursday, but then lost a non-conference game to Westbrook-Walnut Grove/Red Rock Center 12-2 Friday.

Donald Strand, Matt Bauer and David Schmidt led the 10-hit Panther attack with 2 hits in the win over BOLD. Bauer pitched the entire game and gave up 2 runs on 3 hits while striking out 7 and walking 1.

Friday, Logan Swenson, the Falcon pitcher, held the Panthers to only eight hits, As W-WG/RRC improved to 3-6.

“They have been playing in very bad luck until today,” said Panther Coach Bill Tauer. “They are probably the best 3-6 baseball team in the state.”

Derek Radke pitched the first 3 2/3 innings and gave up 8 runs (5 earned) on 6 hits while striking out 3 and walking 2. Derek Daniels finished the game and gave up 4 runs (3 earned) on 4 hits while striking out 1 and walking 3.


BOLD 020 00 2 3 1

T/M/B 602 1x 9 10 0


T/M/B-Strand,2b,3-2-2; Castle,cf,3-1-1; Radke,ss, 2-1-1; Bauer,p,3-1-2; Daniels,lf,2-0-0; Carlson, DH,1-1-1; Nelson,c; Jackson,rf,1-2-1; Frisvold,1b,1-1-0; Schmidt,3b,2-0-2. Totals, 18-9-10.


W-WG/RRC 003 522 12 10 0

T/M/B 101 000 2 8 3


W-WG/RRC-Seykora,2b,3-2-2; Vondrocek,cf,3-2-1; Reiner3b,4-3-2; Swenson,p, 3-1-1; Sell,ss,4-0-2; Scarset,DH,2-1-0; Enstad,lf; Bierman,rf,3-2-2; Wahl,c,3-0-0; Prins, 1b,3-0-0. Totals 28-12-10.

T/M/B-Strand,2b,3-0-0; Castle,cf,3-1-1; Radke,p,3-1-1; Bauer,3b,3-0-3; Daniels,lf,3-0-2; Carlson,DH,3-0-1; Nelson,c; Jackson,rf,3-0-0; Frisvold,1b,2-0-0; Schmidt,ss,1-0-0. Totals 24-2-8.


Special Olympics-Tracy youth place in Special Olympics competition

Three Tracy youth placed in Special Olympics competition held in Worthington recently. Emily Coulter (left) won first-place awards in the softball throw, 50-meter dash, and 100-meter walk. David DeSmith (center) also captured three firsts, winning the tennis ball throw, 50-meter dash, and 100-meter walk. Lisa Lavoie was first in the discus and 100-meter walk, and second in the 400-meter walk.