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SENTINEL TRIBUNE Falcons win first two games of season The Falcons picked up a pair of wins defeating Windom 4-1 and Southwest United 16-1 in 5 innings. On Monday, the team traveled to Windom and posted their first win of the young sea- son. The Falcons jumped to a 1-0 lead in the first inning on a solo homerun by Savanna Evans. Another run scored in the second and two more in the 5th on a double by Jen Olsem, a sin- gle by Mel Quade and a 2 rbi single by Ashley Neperman. The Eagles scored their lone run in the 5th inning. Mel Schmidt and Missa Altermatt split the pitching responsibilities to pick up the win. Windom had a total of 5 hits, 4 walks and 2 strikeouts. Leading the Falcon offense were: Savanna Evans 2-4 with a homerun, Jen Olsem 1-3 (a double) and Ashley Neperman 1-2 (2 rbi's). Falcons 1 100200 Eagles 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 On Tuesday, RRC/WWG traveled to Brewster to play Baseball coach Derek week at practice. Southwest United in a con- ferene match-up. The Falcon bats were hot, pound- ing out 16 hits and wining 16-1 in five innings. Leading hitters were Julie Grams (2- 4, 2 stolen bases), Savanna Evans (2-3), Jen Olsem (2-4), Mel Quade 2-4 (double, triple, 3 rbis), Ashle Neperman (1-3, hoomerun. 2 rbis), Karie Shaner 1-1 (dou- Sports Jenniges hits balls to the fielders last 2004 ble), Mel Schmidt (2-4). Kiki Polzin (1-2) and Kylee Jr, High Manthei (1-1). Mel Schmidt Track Team went the distance on the mound, allowing five hits, 3 narticinate walks, 1 hit batter, and 1 i[---------i----- strikeout. The Falcons are in Tracy now 21 overall and 10 in Invitational the conference. Falcons 22255 SWU 10000 Falcons defeat MCC in Conference Mel Schmidt relieving her in the 4th inning. Mel Quade led the hitters going 2-5 (a double and homer, 2 RIBs). Jen Olsem was 2-4 (a dou- ble), Missa Altermatt 2-4 (a triple), Blair Meyer 2-2 and Julia Grams 2-5. Springfield 0053223 RRC/WWG 2001421 In the final game of a frustrating day, the Falcons lost to the same MCC team they had defeated on Friday. Two bad innings in the third and fifth innings provided all the runs for MCC as they posted a 11-9 win. The Falcons also outhit MCC 12- 11. Jen Olsem led the way going 2-4 with a triple and homerun (3 RBIs). Mel Schmidt went 3-4, Julia Grams 2-4, and Missa Altermatt added a solo homerun. Mel took the loss with Missa doing the relief work in this game. RRC/WWG 0131103 MCC 004070- MCC traveled to Sanborn on Friday and lost to the Falcons 3-2 in 8 innings. MCC scored in the top of the first on a hit bat- ter, wild pitch and an error. The Falcons evened the score in the bottom of the inning, only to see MCC capture the lead in the top of the third. RRC/WWG tied the game 2-2 in the bottom of the 6th and neither team could score in the 7th. The Falcons retired all three Wildcats in the top of the 8th. With 2 outs and Mel Quade on first, Missa Altermatt ripped a line drive down the third baseline to drive in the winning run. Mel Schmidt picked up the, win, allowing 5 hits, i walk, and 8 strikeouts. Missa led the Falcons offense, going 2- 4 with the winning RBI. Blair Meyer also had a dou- ble for Red Rock. The defense turned two double plays in the contest. They are now 3-1 and 2-0 in the conference. MCC 10100000 RRC 10010001 Wabasso Tournament On Saturday, the Falcons traveled to Wabasso and came up empty handed, losing all three games. The Falcons lost in the first game against GFW 7-4. The offens- es were evenly matched with the Thunderbirds getting 10 hits to 9 for the Falcons. Julia Grams led the team going 3-4. Savanna Evans had a solo homerun in the bottom of the third. Missa Altermatt was also 2-3. Mel Schmidt took the loss allow- ing 10 hits, 1 walk and struckout 3. GFW 1120120 RRC/WWG 0110110 In the second game the Falcons lost to Springfield 15-10 in a high scoring con- test. The Falcons outhit the Tigers 12-11, but came up on the losing end. Missa Altermatt took the loss, with The RRC/WWG 7th and 8th grade junior high track team participated in the T.M.B. Invitational at Tracy on April 16. The following individu- als and relays placed in the meet. Theo Johnson - 3rd in the 100 Meter Hurdles, 20.09; 5th in the Pole Vault, 6' Forrest Asp - 1st in the 1600 Meter Run, 5:39.20; 2nd in the 100 Meter Hurdles, 19.23 Jordan Wetter - 6th in the 100 Yard Dash, 1:11.86 4x100 Relay Team - 5th, 54.08 Youth Wrestlers' Award Front row: Eli Meier, Brakken Bierl, Bierl, Taylor Voilmer and Cody Wehmeyer. Reid Bakken, Spencer Jenniges, Jordan Brady Bierl, Ryan SChroefper, Mitchell Nathan Mattison. Third row: Troy Pankonin, Derek Christian, Levi Brummer, The wrestlers are pictured with some of the nament tropies the youth wrestlers have first year as a team, RRC/WWG has had a One 1st place, two 3rd places, one 3rd place, and one 6th place. They had a lot this year, Brakken Bierl, Eli Meier, Keairnes, Jacob Davis, Hunter Ryker, Cole Olson, Caleb Dusek, Nick Berg, Dillion Mathias, Josh Mattison, Lane Johnson, Ethan Derickson, Spencer Coulter, Cole Anderson, Dillon Benson, Jordan Nelson, Mike Nelson. Also we had a from the high school wrestlers and also moms and dads that help out with paper ting up wrestling tournaments. Submitted WWG colorinq contest wiJ WWG Community Easter coloring ners -- Kylee Jenniges 3rd, Sam Vogl K, 2nd. Kickin Soccer kids practiced their skills last week at practice in Westbrook under the supervision of Raul Molina Girl golfers improving The lady Chargers took on an always tough Luverne team last week. The girls keep getting better each time out, however, it was not enough to defeat the solid Luverne team. Ashley Hansen and Stephanie Comnick led WWG. The Chargers fall to 1-2 on the season with 2 meets at home this week. Luverne girls' medalist was Jessica Klein with a 47. Team totals were Luverne 196 and WWG 282. Megan Chapman got an 86 for the B team. The Charger boys' golf team traveled to Luverne to put their 2-0 record on the line. However, 3-0 was not in the cards. They had to count 2 scores in the 50's which is usually an indicator of a loss. It was a beautiful day and good experience was gained. Kenny Willers and Derek Eichner led WWG as they were the only 2 varsity play- ers to break 50. The B-team also tasted defeat for the first time this spring. Josh Knakmuhs shot a 49 to lead the B squad. Team totals were WWG 214 and Luverne 205. The Charger boys' golf team rebounded from an ear- lier loss last week with a solid road win against SVRLB. Kenny Willers earned his 3rd medalist honor as he and David Schulz paced WWG. WWG had a solid team effort count- ing 4 scores in the 40's. Team totals were WWG 201 and SVRLB 227. WWG's record is now 3-1. The B team also earned a nice victory with Layne Kockelman leading the team. 6tho00raders make 9-patch pi This g 6th graders are showing off their'recently complleted Row 1: Caleb Cohrs, Steven Pfarr, Sara Jarmer, Spencer Knott, Chase row 2: Aundrea Cooley, Katie Xiong, Gaolee Vang, Mao Yang, Kallle Cedar Yang. Row 3: Shane Schoberg, Stacy Zeug, Morganne Conrad, Raquel Molina, Garrett Amundson. ngen reaches new , ,Z:L&: height 1 Mark Engen gained a, new personal best in the high jump last Tuesday at the Cardinal Relays in Luverne. It was a beautiful day for a track meet and some good results were gained. Engen jumped 6 ft. in the high jump for second place in that event. Sophomore, Matt Moldan, had a very good day as he gained individual places, taking 3rd in the 800 meter run and 4th in the triple jump. The 4 x 800 and 4 x 400 relay teams consist- ing of Moldan, Garrett Gransee, Alex Johnson, and Sam Furth placed well in this meet of very good com- petition. Cardinal Relay results: aond place: Mark Engen, high jump, 6 ft.0 in. Third place: Matt Community Ed. Easter coloring contest winners Westbrook (L to R) Katie Dusek, 2nd Schmidt, 1st place, K, Caleb Dusek, grade. Moldan, 800 m Run, 2:11.0; Matt Moldan, Sam Furth, Alex Johnson, Garrett Gransee, 4 x 800 m Relay, 8:51.39 Fourth place: Matt Moldan, Triple Jump, 36 ft. 3.5 in. Fifth place: Alex Johnson, 300 m Hurdles 47.1; Mark Zimmerman, 1600 m Run, 5:13.83; Alex Johnson, Long Jump, 17 ft. 11.5 m. Sixth place: Garrett Gransee, 1600 m Run, 5:22.08; Mark Zimmerman 3200 m Ruv, Garrett Furth, Matt Johnson, 4 x 3:45.0. Team Points: SW Christi Luverne Jackson Co. Windom Fulda " WorthingWri WaA, G/RRC Adrian