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Gopher Softball Pounds Competition


Mon, May 18th, 2015
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Chatfield softball (#9 in Class A) played four opponents the week of Monday, May 4. They didn’t play one seven inning game. In a soggy double-header versus GMLOK, the Gophers prevailed 14-4 in game one. Megan LaPlante (2-2, 3 RBI, 3 R), Belle Berg (2-2, 2 RBI, 4 R), and Sydney Gould (2-3, 2 RBI) combined to go 6 for-7 with 7 RBI’s and 7 runs scored. Janessa Erding was 2-for 2 (2 R). Kirsten Keefe (1-3, 2B, R) also had a pair of RBI’s. Brook Irish (5 IP, 9 H, 4 R, 3 ER, 3 BB, 6 K) picked up the win. GMLOK was led by Gretchen Corson (2-2, R), Jamie Stevens (2-3, RBI), and Rio Landers (1-2, 2 RBI, R). In game two, the Gophers won 10-0 in six. Irish (2-2, RBI, 2 R), Keefe (1-2, 2B, RBI, 2 R), and Kaitlyn Griffin (1-3, 2 RBI, R) led the ‘O’ while 7th grader Lexi Chase (6 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 3 K) got the win. The defeats were the Bulldogs only two in an eight-game span, one that includes wins over W-K and St. Charles (See ‘Hot Shots’), teams that defeated Chatfield. The Gophers then moved on to Stewartville Tourney. They dumped Concordia Academy (Roseville) 10-0 in five. Maddy Larrabee broke a mini-slump (0-6 versus GMLOK) by going 3-for-3 (two 2B’s, 2 R, RBI). Hailee Stock (2-3, two 2B’s 2 R), Keefe (1-3, 3B, R), and Irish (1-3) each drove in two runs. Irish (4 IP, 2 H, 5 K) got the win. Henry Sibley (Mendota Heights) then fell 12-2 in five. Seven Gophers had one RBI led by LaPlante (3-4, 2B, 3B, 3 R), Berg (2-3, 2 R), and Stock (2-3, 3B, R). Irish (5 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 2 BB, 4 K) moved her record to 6-1. Chatfield is now 12-4 overall, 10-4 in the TRC. They lead the West over W-K (9-5, 10-5), PEM (9-6) and SC (7-6, 7-7). The Gophers have five starters hitting .350-plus, five with 10-plus RBI’s, six with 13-plus runs, and the team has 40 extra base hits (4 HR’s, 9 3B’s, 27 2B’s).

Eight Inning Monday

Monday, May 4 had a pair of county-county ball games going eight innings. In Chatfield, the #9 in Class A Gophers (8-3) led R-P (2-9) 3-0 heading to the seventh. Ethan Woltz had surrendered just two hits. Then a couple walks and a single loaded the bases of Trojans. A Zack Ansell single made it 3-1. Dawson Dahl’s walk made it 3-2. Freshman Ben Ansell, facing a two-strike count, and having struck out three times, laid down a bunt. Everyone was safe making it 3-3. The game went to extras. In the R-P eighth, Bryant Weidemann reached and advanced to second on an error. A ground-out moved him to third. A Jonni .....
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Rally Chats

Mon, May 11th, 2015
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In baseball, the term ‘rally caps’ is an oft used adage employed by a trailing team. Clubs turn their hats whichever-way, looking for a reversal of fortune. After suffering back-to-back losses without scoring a run, Chatfield rallied for a 4- ..... 
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Bad Springy in the Valley

Mon, May 4th, 2015
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After a week of warm spring temperatures, cold, wind, and rain ensued. The lousy weather coincided with a number of sporting events taking place in Spring Valley. It wasn’t a bad springy in the valley. M-C softball took on GMLOK. The Bulldogs ..... 
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‘Perfect Game’ For Malley/FCL

Mon, Apr 27th, 2015
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By Paul Trende Amidst Morgan Malley’s 14-3 junior year, the FC/L pitching ace accomplished a lot in leading the Falcons to Austin. She threw three shut-outs, a pair of two-hitters, a one-hitter, and a no-hitter (not to mention gave up just one ..... 
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The Only ‘Foot’ to Stand On

Mon, Apr 20th, 2015
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In an unsurprising event, the 2015 spring sports season began by literally and figuratively slipping. A typical Minnesota April ushered in snow, showers, and thus a host of event cancellations. For the week of Monday April 6, four of 30-plus event ..... 
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Good to be Gopher

Mon, Apr 13th, 2015
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By Paul Trende Many teams haven’t even started their spring season, but the last two ball squads left standing last year are already off to great starts. Chatfield’s teams are a combined 5-0. Brian Baum’s baseballers first downed St. Charle ..... 
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Fifth Annual Girls Basketball All-County Team

Mon, Apr 6th, 2015
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1st Team Kirsten Keefe (5’7” senior G, Chatfield): The K-squared era of girls basketball at Chatfield is over. After 92 total varsity games, the stand-out guard’s fantastic career is done. Keefe quarterbacked Chatfield to a 77-15 record (. ..... 
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Fifth Annual Boys Basketball All-County Team

Mon, Mar 30th, 2015
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1st Team. Charlie Krambeer (6’1” senior guard, R-P): Sports are about improvement, and Krambeer, the Trojans’ three-year lethal shooter, improved the rest of his game as a senior. Krambeer still was Mr. three-pointer, hitting 90 at a 43.8% c ..... 
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Three…Three…Two…R-P #1!

Mon, Mar 23rd, 2015
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You could say the countdown began three years ago (2011-2012). The Rushford-Peterson boys basketball team returned to state after a one year absence. Behind seniors Nick Thompson and Trent Vix, they captured the third place trophy. On that team ..... 
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