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DC girls softball off to 9-5 start to season

The Charger girls softball team, behind stellar pitching from Evelyn O’Brien and timely hitting across the lineup, are 9-5 overall on the season thus far.

After sweeping New London-Spicer Tuesday, DC fell to Watertown-Mayer by a 2-1 score Thursday. Look for those results in next week’s Enterprise Dispatch.

The team has just three regular season games left: vs. ACGC Friday, vs. Norwood Young America Monday, and at HLWW Wednesday.

Charger boys bb off to 2-12 start

It’s been a tough season thus far for the Charger boys baseball team.

DC is off to a 2-11 overall start to the season, most recently falling to Watertown-Mayer 10-6 Thursday at Saints Field.

DC has just three games left in the regular season: at Norwood Young America Monday, at Howard-Lake-Waverly Tuesday, and hosting HLWW Friday at Saints Field.

DC girls golf in 6th place in WCC West

The DC girls golf team is in sixth place in the Wright County Conference West. Litchfield looks to be the conference champion this season, with New London-Spicer holding an edge over Watertown-Mayer for second place.

Kaisa Harmala is in 19th place through seven meets, with Rachel Gram in 21st, and Mackenzie Kohls in 22nd.

Kohls had the best nine-hole round of her career earlier this week at Litchfield, finishing tied for third with a 47.

Thursday’s meet at Little Crow GC got cancelled. The team’s next action will be Monday, when they host an Invitational at Albion Ridges GC.

DC Boys Golf in fifth in WCC West

The Dassel-Cokato boys golf team is in fifth place thus far in the Wright County Conference West.

Nathan Clark and Kaden Johnson have been the top-two scorers this season for DC. Most recently, Clark had the best round of the season at the Wildcat Invitational at Little Crow GC, carding a six-over 78.

Freshmen Nick Stonelake and Jud Whittaker have generally been among the top-four scorers, with Jackson Baker and Jason Haataja also playing solid rounds this season.

This week Friday (5-13) and Monday (5-16) the team will host an invitational at Burl Oaks in Hutchinson. They will then host an invitational at Albion Ridges Tuesday.

Girls Track team places 5th at Section 6AA True Team meet

ROCKFORD – The DC girls track team placed fifth out of eight teams at the Section 6AA True Team meet Tuesday at Rockford.

The highest-placing individual finishes were:

3. Emily Trocke, 3200m

3. Mary Rauschendorfer, 100m hurdles

3. Kimberly Aho, pole vault

The DC 4×200 relay team also took third.

Look for full results in next week’s Enterprise Dispatch.

Boys track team places fourth at Section 6AA True Team meet

ROCKFORD – The DC boys track and field team placed fourth out of eight teams at the Section 6AA True Team meet Tuesday at Rockford.

The Chargers had three first-place finishers, two by Soren Bortnem. Bortnem won both the Mile (1600m) and the 2-Mile (3200m).

Eli Gillman was the other DC champion, taking first in the 100m dash. His time of 11.15 was .03 faster than PK Moore of Delano.

Haydn Veith finished second behind Bortnem in the 1600.

Erik Asplin placed third in the 110m hurdles.

Jaxon Utecht and E. Gillman both placed fourth, Utecht in the high jump, E. Gillman in the long jump.

The 4×100 Relay also placed first.

Check out next week’s Enterprise Dispatch for a full recap.