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The Owl softball team played two five-inning games against Ashby on Friday, May 12 and played host to West Central Area on Monday, May 15. Hancock, now 0-14, closes out the regular season Thursday, May 18 against Hillcrest Lutheran. Ashby 8, Hancock 0 The Owls fell 8-0 to Ashby in game one of a doubleheader on Friday, May 12 in Hancock. Hancock mustered just two hits in the game, one by Ashlyn Mattson and one by Nadine Miller.
Hancock trap shooters fell to third in Class A - Conference 6 after a season low 442 total points in week three. Tyler Timmerman led the trap team with a 45 this past week, which was top in the conference. "We had a shortage of shooters this past week due to the senior class trip and baseball on Saturday, so we dropped a spot in our standings," head coach Bruce Malo said. "We only had 10 shooters and we needed all 10 of the scores. We did, however, have five shooters with a score of 40 or more."
Hancock baseball had a busy week on the diamond this past week. After falling to Ashby Thursday, May 11, the Owls took third at the four-team Canby tournament on Saturday, May 13 and fell 10-3 to West Central Area on Monday, May 15. At the Canby tournament, the Owls fell to the hosting Lancers 8-5 then defeated PACT Charter 5-4 in the third place game. No other stats were reported from the games.
The Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta boys golf team participated at the New London-Spicer’s Little Crow Invitational on Friday, May 12. Out of 14 teams that participated, the Tigers took fifth with a team score of 352. Jacob Zosel led the way for Morris/C-A with an 80. He finished in seventh overall. Briar Peterson carded an 85, which was good for 17th out of over 80 golfers at the meet.
The Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta trap shooting team closed out week two of competition Saturday, May 6. The Tigers remain in eighth place in Conference 1 of Class 4A. Brady Cardwell hit 45 targets, including a 24 round this week to lead Morris/C-A. His 22.25 season average remains in the top 15 in the conference for male members. Marty Koehl and Dylan Gillespie both hit 42 to round out the top three shooters for the week.
The Mayville State University baseball team went 5-1 to claim the North Star Athletic Conference Tournament last week. The Comets, ranked No. 22 in the nation, defeated Waldorf twice (14-5 and 9-3), Valley City State twice (5-4 and 9-6), and Jamestown (5-3) to earn a trip to the NAIA National Tournament in Oklahoma City Monday, May 15.
Sports have always been a top priority for University of Minnesota, Morris senior and Chokio native Chandler Erickson. That is why he chose to enroll at UMM, so he could play both football and baseball for the Cougars. His love of sports led him to major in sports management. Erickson will trade in his athletic helmets for a graduation cap as he will walk across the stage and receive his bachelor's degree in sports management at UMM graduation on Saturday, May 13.
Ashby scored early and held on to defeat Hancock 5-3 on Thursday, May 11 in Chokio. The difference in the game was that the Owls left 17 runners stranded on base. Ashby also outhit Hancock 11-5. Zach Flaten had the lone RBI for Hancock, knocking in Daniel Milander in the bottom of the seventh inning. Hancock participates in the Canby tournament on Saturday, May 13 before playing host to West Central Area on Monday, May 15.
The Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta girls golf team was in action a lot over the past week. The Tigers were at Minnewaska Invitational last Friday, May 5, continued West Central Conference play at Melrose and Sauk Centre Tuesday, May 9, were at the Benson Invite on Wednesday, May 10, and finished out the week at Oakdale Golf Course in Buffalo Lake for a Section 3AA Preview Invite on Thursday, May 11. Minnewaska Invite
The Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta Tiger softball team met its match in the West Central Conference, splitting with Melrose on Thursday, May 11. The Tigers extended their win streak to five straight with a win in the front end of the doubleheader against the Dutchmen, but then was edged in the nightcap to fall to 9-1 in the conference. Morris/C-A 12, Melrose 2 The Tigers were efficient at the plate, scoring 12 runs on nine hits in the 12-2 game one win over Melrose Thursday.