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Two Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta golfers wrapped up their careers at the Class AA State Golf Meet on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 13 and 14 at the Ridges at Sand Creek in Jordan. Senior Shiori Legate tied for 49th place in the two-day event. Senior Jacob Zosel contended for the state title and finished in seventh place overall. Legate carded a 95 on day one, which put her in a tie for 46th place overall. Her second day total of 93 gave her a two-day total of 188.
Hancock dropped its season opening game 10-8 on Monday, June 12 in Osakis. Osakis scored four runs with the help of three Hancock errors in the first inning. Four more runs followed in the third inning, which opened things up and allowed Osakis to hold on after Hancock scored two in the fifth and three in the sixth to get it as close as 9-8. A run in the bottom of the sixth gave Osakis the 10-8 final.
Glenwood/Lowry legion baseball went 2-0 over Morris Legion Post 29 on Monday, June 12 in Glenwood. In game one, Glenwood/Lowry scored twice in the first inning and kept Morris of the scoreboard to win 2-0. In game two, a five-inning game, Morris offense came alive, but fell short 7-6 thanks to a Glenwood/Lowry walk-off in the fifth. Glenwood/Lowry 2, Morris 0
Morris’ junior legion baseball team beat Benson on Friday, June 9 then went 2-0 to claim the championship of the Montevideo tournament on Saturday, June 10. Morris beat Sacred Heart 4-3 and host Montevideo 11-7 to win the tourney. Morris 9, Benson 6 Morris jumped ahead 5-0 after two complete innings on its way to a 9-6 win over Benson on Friday, June 9 in Benson.
The Morris Legion Post 29 baseball team went 1-3 at the Dacotah Bank Vern Jark Memorial Tournament this past Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, June 9-11 in Aberdeen, South Dakota. Morris defeated Fargo 8-2 in the opener of the round-robin tournament, then fell to Winner (12-0), Aberdeen (7-6), and Huron (6-2) to close out the weekend.
Six Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta Tiger tracksters took to the Class A State Track and Field meet at Hamline University on Friday and Saturday, June 9 and 10 in St. Paul. Of the six Tigers at state, one reached the podium: Maddie Carrington, who qualified for state in two events.
After its first season loss to the Starbuck Stars last Wednesday, June 7 in Glenwood, Hancock made it three straight losses over the weekend. The Hancock Orphans dropped a back-and-forth battle with Madison, 8-7, on Friday, June 9 in Madison and then was handed a 6-4 loss to Dumont on Sunday, June 11 in Hancock.
Shiori Legate opened up a note from her seventh grade self and nearly burst into tears. It read, “I hope you make sections and make state by the time you graduate.” State has been a goal for Legate every since she started her varsity golf career as a seventh grader. In her senior year, that goal became reality as she took fourth overall in Section 3AA to qualify for the Class AA State Meet next week.
Jacob Zosel believes he has what it takes to win a state title in golf. The senior will get one last chance next week as he is headed to the Class AA State Golf Meet for the third consecutive season. Zosel took second overall at the Section 3AA meet to qualify for state at the Ridges at Sand Creek next Tuesday and Wednesday, June 13 and 14 in Jordan.
Hancock and Starbuck went back-and-forth through the first three innings, but it would be the Stars that come out on top, 6-3, Wednesday, June 7 in Glenwood. The Stars got up 3-1 after the first inning, but Hancock didn’t go away quietly, tying the game at 3-3 in the third inning. Starbuck went ahead 5-3 with two runs in the bottom of the fifth, then added an insurance run in the eighth to seal the win.