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Sports from the week of February 15, 2006


Redwood trips TMB boys 82-71

A talented Russell-Tyler-Ruthton team beat the Panther boys 72-52 at Tracy Friday night.

The loss dropped Tracy/Milroy/Balaton’s season record to 9-11 and 3-5 in the Camden Conference South. R-T-R improved to 20-1 and 9-1 in the Camden.

“Playing this team is always a challenge and one we look forward to,” said Panther Coach Nat Boyer. “We realized going in that we were not going to challenge for the conference championship at this point, but we could be a spoiler if nothing else and also help ourselves in positioning for the playoffs. Right now we are in a slump, but we have the talent, we just need to get back on track.”

The game was close early on, with the Panthers closing to 18-17 midway through the first half.

Gary Knott led the Panther scoring with 15 points, 7 rebounds and 1 blocked shot, he was followed by Derek Radke with 14 points and 1 steal. TMB hit 15 of 48 field goal attempts for 33% shooting and were 4 of 12 on threes. R-T-R hit 25 of 49 field goal attempts for 51% and were 0 of 5 on threes.

T/M/B had 29 rebounds to 30 for R-T-R, had 12 assists to 11, 1 steal to 7, 2 blocks to 2 and committed 16 turnovers to only 4 for the winners. The halftime score was 35-31 in favor of the Knights.

T/M/B-Knott, 7, 1-2, 15; Rignell,1, 0-0,3; Prairie, 1, 1-2, 3; I. Dolan, 1, 0-0,2; Zwaschka, 1, 0-0, 2; Radke, 5, 2-3, 14; Soupir, 1, 1-1, 3; A. Dolan, 0,3-4,3; Paradis, 1, 0-0,2; Schmidt, 2, 0-0,5. Totals, 20, 8-12, 52.


Wrestlers advance to final four in sub-section team tournament

The Panther Wrestling Team advanced to the Team Section Final Four with a 64-10 win over RRC/W-WG at Montevideo Tuesday night. The Panthers got wins from Zach Campbell, Chia Thao, Luke Prairie, Cole Cooreman, Derek Evans, Andy Nelson and Tyler Bauer plus forfeits to Erik Cooreman, Chad Cooreman, Paul Carlson and Nathan Jacob.

The Panthers will next meet Windom, the #2 seed in the South Sub-Section, at Lamberton Friday night.

The Panther individual results were:

103- Zach Campbell, won, fall, :42, Vollmer;

112- Chia Thao, won, fall, 1:33, Bieri;

119- Erik Cooreman, won, ff;

125- Luke Prairie, won, fall, 1:45, Harnack;

130- Cole Cooreman, won, fall, 5:49, Hubert;

135- Derek Evans, won, dec., 15-9, Mattison;

140-Chad Coorem,an, won, ff;

145- Andrew Deiter, lost, M.dec., 11-2, Mattison;

152- Andy Nelson, won, dec., 7-4, Schroeder;

160- Dan Malmberg, lost, fall, 4:57, Sell;

171- Paul Carlson, won, ff;

189- Dan Deiter, won, dec., 14-7, Pfarr;

215- Tyler Bauer, won, fall, 2:31, Koch;

275- Nathan Jacob, won ff.


Domine hits 27 in Wabasso win

Panther girls’ basketball team split two games Thursday and Saturday.

Thursday, Tracy/Milroy/Balaton beat Wabasso 70-55. Saturday, Worthington topped the Panthers 94-70.


TMB 70, Wabasso 55

“It was a good win for us,” said Panther Coach Ric Haberman. “We played as a team and shared the ball pretty well tonight.”

TMB led 37-32 at the intermission. Ashlee Domine led the team in scoring with 27 points to go with her 12 rebounds and 2 steals. Alyssa Kirk and Krysta Tholen followed with 10 points each and Kirk also had 4 steals and 4 assists while Tholen added 6 rebounds.

The outcome left both teams with 7-15 records.

Tholen, 5,0-0,10; Miller, 4,0-0,9; Carpenter,1,0-0,2; Kirk, 3,2-2,10; Domine, 13, 1-3,27; Ashley Kirk, 3,0-0,6. Totals, 32, 3-5, 70.


Worthington 94, TMB 70

“We were able to score a lot of points against their tough defensive pressure by taking the ball to the basket,” said Haberman. “We did a good job of being aggressive on offense. Now we need to find a way to hold teams down on defense in order to be successful.”

Miller led the scoring with 19 points and 9 rebounds, Domine followed with 17 points, 15 rebounds and 2 steals. Kirk had 16 points, 2 steals and 4 assists. TMB had 37 rebounds to 37 for Worthington, 11 assists to 18, 6 steals to 7 and committed 15 turnovers to only 7 for the winners. Worthington led 49-38 at the half.

T/M/B-Tholen, 2,0-0,4; Miller, 6,7-10,19; Kirk, 7,1-3,16; Domine, 8,1-3,17; Coulter, 1,0-2,2; Ashley Kirk, 2,4-4,8; Fultz, 2,0-0,4. Totals, 28,13-22, 70.