L-L-M No. 1 in region
KINDRED, N.D. - LaMoure-Litchville-Marion outlasted Kindred-Richland 3-2 in 12 innings Monday to clinch the Class B, Region 1 baseball championship. The Loboes also scored a 3-1 victory in the first game of the day on their way to a 2-0 victory i...
KINDRED, N.D. - LaMoure-Litchville-Marion outlasted Kindred-Richland 3-2 in 12 innings Monday to clinch the Class B, Region 1 baseball championship.
The Loboes also scored a 3-1 victory in the first game of the day on their way to a 2-0 victory in the best-of 3 series.
"They were two great ballgames," said Kindred-Richland's Scott Milbrandt, named Region 1 coach of the year. "We were just on the wrong side of both of them."
L-L-M advanced to the Class B state tournament, which is scheduled for June 3-5 at Jamestown's Jack Brown Stadium.
L-L-M trailed 2-0 heading into the sixth inning in Game 2 before catcher Derek Willey cracked a solo home run to spark the comeback. Billy Gibbs scored the winning run in the 12th inning.
Nate King of Northern Cass was named Region 1 senior athlete of the year.
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Kindred-Richland 001 000 0- 1 5 3
Holen and Willey. Robertsdahl and Beto. W-Holen. L-Robertsdahl.
Highlights: LLM, Holen had one strikeout and scattered five hits. KR, Robertsdahl had nine strikeouts.
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KR 101 000 000 000- 2 8 3
Berry, Watkins (12) and Willey. Beto, Johnson (7) and Dahlgren. W-Watkins. L-Johnson. HR-LLM, Willey.
Highlights: LLM, Pederson had two hits. KR, Johnson had three hits. Hall had two hits.
Conant, Bowar power Shanley
Becca Conant pitched a complete game and added three hits to help lead Fargo Shanley to a 13-3, six-inning victory over Grand Forks Central in high school softball Monday.
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Shanley 401 404 -13 13 1
Edwards and Vickson. Conant and Vangerud. W-Conant (6-1). L-Edwards.
Scantlebury's homer boosts West Fargo
Ingrid Scantlebury hit a home run in the top of the seventh to lift West Fargo to a 4-3 victory over Fargo South in high school softball Monday.
Rachelle Cordova went 2-for-3 with a triple for South.
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Fargo South 100 002 0- 3 5 1
Johnson and Kivi. Kramlich and Noriega. W-Johnson. L-Kramlich. HR-WF, Scantlebury.
Linstad sparks North against G.F. Central
Alex Linstad went 3-for-3 with three RBIs for Fargo North in the Spartans' 5-3 victory over Grand Forks Central in Eastern Dakota Conference softball.
North ends its regular season with at 10-13 overall and 8-7 in the EDC.
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Fargo North 201 011 x- 5 6 0
Anderson and Dickson. Kaspari and Linstad. W-Kaspari. L-Anderson.
Packers shut out G.F. Central soccer
Nicole Hertel scored West Fargo's first goal at 6:18 in the first half and the Packers didn't look back as they defeated Grand Forks Central 3-0 in high school girls soccer.
Kayle Huso and Johanna Haerter also scored goals for the Packers.
FIRST HALF: 1, WF, Hertel (Volk) 6:18. 2, WF, Haerter (R. Johnson) 20:03.
SECOND HALF: 3, WF, Huso (Jamell Lammers) 54:12.
SAVES: WF, M. Johnson 8. GFC, Byram 13.