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Sports from the week of April 12, 2006


Buyck wins four events in track opener

The Panther girls’ track team was second and the boys’ team fourth in the Panther Invitational Tuesday.

Bobbi Jo Buyck garnered 4 first place finishes to pace the girls. The boys got first places from its 4x100, the 4x200 and the 4x400 relay teams. Drew Nelson won the triple jump and Gary Knott took the high jump.

“The kids did very well,” said Panther Assistant Coach Jenny Kirk. “The boys’ relay teams were outstanding.”

Girls team scores were: 1) Pipestone, 163; 2)T/M/B, 95; 3) Marshall, 93; 4) MCC, 80; 5)Fulda, 65; 6)Montevideo, 60; 7) Lakeview, 14.

Scoring for the Tracy/Milroy/Balaton girls were:

100M hurdles- Bobbi Jo Buyck, 1st, 16.03; M’Hesi Haugen, 5th, 19.25;

100M dash-Bobbi Jo Buyck, 1st, 12.95; Bridgit Kirsh, 4th, 13.46; Sarah Fritz, 6th, 13.61;

Discus-Cassie Willard, 3rd, 101-6;

1600M run-Jillian Tholen, 1st, 5:18.76;

4X100 relay- T/M/B, (Buyck, Ashley Kolander, Bridgit Kirsh and Sarah Fritz), 1st, 53.37;

Shot Put- Willard, 4th, 32-8; 800M run- Jillian Tholen, 2nd, 2:27.56;

200M dash- Sarah Fritz, 2nd, 27.87; Bridgit Kirsh, 3rd, 28.4;

pole vault-Buyck, 1st, 9-6.

The boy’s team scores were: 1)Montevideo, 151; 2)MCC, 108; 3)Marshall, 91; 4)T/M/B, 71; 5)Pipestone, 54; 6) Fulda, 45; 7) Lakeview, 4.

Scoring for the Panther boys were:

100M dash- Brandon Kirk, 6th, 12.28;

Long jump-Steve Paradis, 5th, 16-7; 1600M run- Ryan Tholen, 5th, 2:16.75; Brad Lanoue, 6th, 2:19.72;

High jump-Gary Knott, 1st, 6-4; Drew Nelson, 3rd, 5-8;

Pole vault-Chad Stibbe, 3rd, 11-6; Josh Hook, 6th 9-6;

200M dash-Steve Paradis, 3rd, 24.63; Matt Rosa, 5th, 24.91;

Triple jump- Drew Nelson, 1st, 38-11-1/2;

4X800M relay- T/M/B (Dalton Kirk, Anthony Vroman, Arturo Bautista, Daniel Mata), 6th, 10:32.29;

4X100 relay-T/M/B (Rosa, Knott, Stibbe, John Swenhaugen), 1st, 48.78; 4X200 relay- T/M/B (Knott, Paradis, Swenhaugen and Nelson), 1st 1:37.62; 4X400 relay-T/M/B (Tholen, Andrew Prairie, Paradis and Nelson), 1st, 3:42.66.


13 hits warm TMB victory

The Panther boys’ baseball team beat Murray County Central 13-6 Friday at Tracy in 45-degree temperatures made chillier by a strong northwest wind.

Luke Walling was the player of the game for the Panthers. Walling came on to pitch in relief of starter Derek Radke with one out and the bases loaded in the third inning and recorded two strikeouts to end the inning. He went on to shut out the Rebels, except for a lone run in the seventh inning, the rest of the way to get the win.

MCC led 5-4 when the Panthers came to bat in the fifth inning. Led by two hits from pinch hitter Anthony Dolan, TMB put up 8 runs to take control of the game. Matt Bauer and Radke also had 2 hits each for the Panthers.

MCC 041 000 1 6 9 9

T/M/B 130 081 x 13 7 2

ż/M/B–Schmidt,ss,4,0,1; Swenson, ph,1,0,0; Radke,p, 2,3,2; Fox,ph,1,0,1; Bauer,3b,4,1,2; Daniels,cf,3,1,0; Kirby,cf; Carlson, rf,3,1,0; Hebig ,rf; Vandromme, lf,2,0,0; Dolan,lf,2,1,2; Rignell,2b,0,1,0; Walling,p,2,1,0;Frisvold,1b,1,1,0;Dolan,1b, 0,2,0; Nelson, c,2,1,0. Totals, 28,13,8.


Prairie, Coyle win state events

The Northland Youth Wrestling Association (NYWA) held the State Youth Wrestling Tournament in Rochester this weekend with over 1200 kids participating in grades P-8.

The Panthers sent 6 wrestlers to this year’s state tournament including Jake Burns, Joshua Coyle, Zach Campbell, Andrew Dieter, Luke Prairie, and Eric Cooreman.

The Panthers had two state champions including Luke Prairie, who won his second state title, and Joshua Coyle, who won his third state title. Zach Campbell lost a close 3-2 match in the finals to place second.

“All of our wrestlers looked outstanding this weekend. Zach lost a tough match in the finals 3-2”, stated Youth Coach Michael Coyle. “Eric, Andrew, and Jake all got a win, but ran into some tough competition in the wrestle-backs. The competition at this level is the best in the state.”

The Panther youth wrestlers were coached this season by Chris Schmidt, John Carlson, Michael Coyle, and Karl Campbell.

s, 3rd, 25.38, long jump, Paradis, 5th, 17-7 ; triple jump, Nelson, 1st, 38-3 ; pole vault, Stibbe, 1st, 10-6; 4 X 200 relay, T/M/B, 1st, 1:41.87; 1600M, Tholen, 1st, 4:58.59; 400M, Mata, 5th, 62.03.