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DC Softball #7 seed in Section 5AAA

The Dassel-Cokato Chargers (2-14-1) received the #7 seed in the Section 5AAA playoffs, and will play #2 seed Becker at Becker Tuesday.

If they win, they will play the winner of #3 Willmar and #6 Monticello Thursday. If they lose, they will play the loser of that game Thursday, most likely at #1 seed Rocori.

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DC girls golf remains in third place

After finishing 8th of 10 teams at an extremely tough Marshall Invitational Saturday, the DC girls golf team finished second at a WCC West meet at Burl Oaks Tuesday, and third at another WCC West meet at Glencoe CC Thursday.

The Chargers remain a sure lock for third place overall this season in the Wright County Conference West.

At Burl Oaks, Laura Harmala finished second with a score of 44. At Glencoe, Carlie Young was the low golfer, finishing with a 49, good for a tie for 8th place.

Look for full results in Friday’s Enterprise Dispatch.

Bakeberg wins WCC West boys golf title

Dassel-Cokato sophomore Jackson Bakeberg won the Wright County Conference West title after the final WCC West meet at the Glencoe Country Club Thursday.

After the meet was finished, Bakeberg had a three-stroke lead over senior Michael Uhas of Mound Westonka. The Chargers’ Alex Peterson was third.

Unfortunately, the Chargers dropped a spot to finish third as a team. DC held a six-stroke lead over Annandale for the second spot heading into the last meet, but the Cardinals finished eight strokes ahead of DC to take third.

DC also participated in the DC Invite at Oakdale Golf Club Friday. The meet is split into two days, Friday at next Monday, May 21. Through day one, DC was in fourth place, with Waconia in first.

Waconia’s Connor Glynn tied a course record with an 18-hole 63 Friday. Bakeberg was in second, with a 70.

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

DC baseball sweeps Rockford, falls to Litch, Hutch

The DC baseball team went 2-3 in recent action, dropping their record to 10-7 overall.

The Chargers swept Rockford 7-4, and 10-8 in Rockford Tuesday. Alex Terning picked up the complete-game win in game one, giving up just one earned run and helping himself out at the plate with two hits, two runs scored, and two RBI. Trever Kaiser added a double, triple, and two RBI.

In game two against Rockford, DC rallied from a 4-0 deficit for a 10-8 win. Kaiser again had a hot bat, cracking two doubles and driving in three runs. Ben Lindquist, Gus Flick, Ethan Brandel, and Terning each added two hits. Oren Niemela picked up the win in relief.

DC then lost their next three games, losing 3-1 at home to Litchfield Thursday, and falling on the road at Hutchinson 11-1 and 8-0 Friday. Look for a full recap of those games in next week’s Enterprise Dispatch.

Bakeberg remains first, team second in boys golf

The Dassel-Cokato boys golf team took fourth in two Wright County Conference West meets in recent action, but held on to maintain second place in the overall conference standings.

The Chargers placed fourth at Little Crow GC in Spicer Friday, and at Timber Creek GC in Watertown Tuesday.

Jackson Bakeberg maintains a four-stroke advantage over Michael Uhas of Mound Westonka for the conference title.

Alex Peterson is in third place, nine strokes back of Uhas and two ahead of two golfers tied for fourth.

Mound Westonka has the conference team title locked up with one meet remaining, as they are 41 strokes ahead of DC.

For full results, check out Friday’s Enterprise Dispatch.

Lee, Ryynanen, Girls 4×200 named All-Conference

NEW LONDON – The Dassel-Cokato track & field team had three Wright County Conference West All-Conference finishes at the WCC West conference meet Tuesday at New London-Spicer.

• The girls 4×200 of Sophia Hillmann, Kezia Lee, Lily Kraemer, and Madison Mayer finished first by over two seconds with a time of 1:49.27.

• Kezia Lee finished first in the 300m hurdles with a personal best time of 46.80, two seconds ahead of second-place finisher Ailsa Gilbert of Watertown-Mayer.

• Michael Ryynanen finished first in the 300m hurdles as well, with a time of 41.96, .06 seconds ahead of second-place finisher William Higgins of Glencoe-Silver Lake.

For full results, check out Friday’s Enterprise Dispatch.