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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Baseball rally falls short vs. Bulldogs

Trailing 7-3 heading into the bottom of the seventh inning on Monday, the Sauk Centre Mainstreeters baseball team got three runs back but couldn't overtake the visiting Paynesville Bulldogs in their first West Central Conference loss of the season. The Bulldogs improved to 4-1 with a 7-6 win.

Here's video from the third inning:


Up next is a trip to Morris on Thursday to face the Morris Area/Chokio-Alberta Tigers in Sauk Centre's first West Central North Conference game.

At Osakis on Monday, the Mainstreeters softball team lost 11-6 to fall to 3-1 on the year. Their next game is on Thursday at home at 5 p.m. against MA/CA in a WCC-North contest.

At Sartell on Monday, the Sauk Centre boys' golf team shot a 394 to tie Albany for ninth place (out of 16 teams) in their first action of the season.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Golf season will open next week

Getting excited about the upcoming season, a few returning girls' golfers: Amelia Meyer, Morgan Kranz, Julaine Wold, Hope Schwinghamer.

The 2014 season for the Mainstreeters boys' and girls' golf teams will begin next week, after today's action was postponed due to cold weather.

3-0 start

How long has it been since the Mainstreeters softball team started the season 3-0? Look in this week's Herald to find out!

Monday, April 14, 2014

Cold, cold, cold

Two varsity events scheduled for today are being affected by the cold weather.

The Mainstreeters baseball team's game against Paynesville on the home diamond is postponed to next Monday (April 21). The Mainstreeters softball team's game at Wadena-Deer Creek has been cancelled, and no make-up date has been set.

The home track and field meet for Tuesday has been postponed. No make-up date has been announced.

For now here's the Tuesday schedule: boys' and girls' golf will have meets at Greystone Golf Course and also in Melrose during the day; the varsity baseball team hosts Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City at 5 p.m., while the varsity softball team travels to Grove City for a 5 p.m. game against A-C-GC. 

**Update: and just like that, in almost the blink of an eye, Tuesday's action is whittled down to just a pair of junior high softball games at home. The golf, baseball and softball varsity teams have their games/meets postponed.

Saturday, April 12, 2014

3-0!

The Sauk Centre Mainstreeters softball team improved to 3-0 on the season with a 5-3 win at Paynesville Area in West Central Conference action on Friday. The Mainstreeters took a 4-1 lead after one inning thanks to three Bulldogs walks, a hit batter and an error in the big first inning. They travel to Wadena-Deer Creek for a non-conference match up with the sub-section rival Wolverines.

W-DC is 0-1 after losing their season opener to Melrose Area by a 15-10 score on Thursday. Paynesville Area falls to 1-1 with the loss; they beat Montevideo 12-4 in their season opener on Thursday.

In their home and season opener, the Mainstreeters baseball team lost 5-1 to Albany. They host Paynesville Area on Monday at 4:30 p.m.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

2-0!

Cassidy Zenzen leans back on a pitch against Benson/Hancock.
First baseman Jenny Gieske catches a 5-3 ground out catch.
Brooke Fetterer spent time in the game as a pinch runner and pinch hitter while earning the game's lone home run.

The Mainstreeters softball team improved to 2-0 on the season with an 11-0, six-inning shut out win over visiting Benson/Hancock today. They travel to Paynesville tomorrow for a third straight game against a West Central South Conference opponent. The Bulldogs opened their season at Montevideo tonight.

Katelyn Durbin improved her pitching record to 2-0 while recording five strikeouts. Sauk Centre plated three runs in the first inning and put up another three in the second. Holding a 9-0 lead into the sixth inning, the game ended when pinch hitter Brooke Fetterer knocked a two-run home run over the left field fence on one out.

The Braves fell to 0-2.

Tomorrow is the home and season opener for the Mainstreeters baseball team. They host Albany at 5 p.m.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Opener success

In their season and conference opener on Tuesday, the Sauk Centre Mainstreeters softball team prevailed in shut out fashion against the BOLD Warriors by an 8-0 score.

The Mainstreeters got a four-hit performance from starting pitcher Katelyn Durbin, who had great support at the plate from her team. They host another West Central South Conference team, Benson-Hancock, on Thursday at 5 p.m. According to head coach TJ Schmiesing, that game will also be played on the JV field.

At Holdingford for the track and field opener, the Mainstreeters boys' squad earned runner-up honors behind the host Huskers. Holdingford had 247 team points compared to 141 for Sauk Centre.