Sports from the week of May3, 2000Headlight Herald - Serving Tracy, Minnesota, since 1880
Panthers stay in 212 baseball hunt
Despite a disappointing loss to BOLD Monday, the Panther baseball team stayed in contention for the 212 Conference baseball title.
After defeating conference foes Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City and Central Minnesota Prinsburg this week, but losing to BOLD, the Panthers are 7-3 in conference play, two games behind BOLD (7-1). The Panthers have won the conference three-straight years.
The Panther baseball team improved their season record to 8-3 with a 10-0 win over The Central Minnesota Christian School of Prinsburg at Tracy Tuesday night. Adam Schmidt went all the way, in a game shortened to five innings by the ten run rule, on the mound for T-M-B. He gave up no runs and 3 hits while striking out 5 and walking 1.
Tracksters compete on home track
The Panther boys and girls track teams were both second in the R-T-R Invitational track meet held in Tracy Monday.
"We did all right," said Panther Track Coach Steve Jones. " We did not enter everyone we could have."
The Girls team scores were: Canby-Minneota, 151; T-M-B, 126; R-T-R, 75; Edgerton, 57; Ellsworth, 57; Lincoln HI, 41.
The boys team scores were: Canby-Minneota, 150; T-M-B, 133; Lincoln HI, 95; Edgerton, 75; R-T-R/Lake Benton, 55; Ellsworth, 8.
Golfers' scores keep dropping
The Panther girls golf team was third at Renville and second at Raymond in two 212 Conference Golf meets.
In the Renville meet on April 25 the team scores were: BOLD, 199; BDRSH. 221; T-M, 225; ACGC, 231; YME, 233.
Scoring for T-M were: Heidi Peterson, 49; Kristen Rokke, 56; Catie Macken, 58; Casey Loeslie, 62.
In the meet on April 28 at Raymond the team scores were: BOLD, 191; T-M, 210; MACCRAY, 224; YME, 228; ACGC, 231; BDRSH, 232.
On Thursday the boys were hosts to a 212 Conference meet in Tracy. The team scores were: ACGC, 162; YME, 165; BOLD, 169; MACCRAY, 176; T-M, 183; BDRSH, 202. Scoring for T-M were: Jake Peterreins, 43; Eric Peterson, 44; Jordan Roots, 46; Dane Schmiesing, 50.
"Our young boys are doing quite well," observed McIntire. We are playing 2 eighth graders, a ninth grader, a sophomore, 2 juniors and a senior but ACGC is doing even better with an equally young team."