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DC girls swim takes 30th at state

MINNEAPOLIS – The Chargers placed in the top-16 in all three events they qualified at the Class A State Tournament Thurs-Sat. at the University of Minnesota.

Katelyn Lee was the highest finisher for DC, finishing 10th in the 100 Breaststroke.

Megan Nelson took 12th in diving, while the 200 medley relay team of Audrey Jarman, Katelyn Lee, Tyi LaZarre, and Kezia Lee took 16th.

Check out Friday’s Enterprise Dispatch for a full recap.

LDC girls tie Luverne, fall to Marshall

The Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato girls hockey teams split two games in southwestern Minnesota Friday and Saturday, tying Luverne 2-2 Friday, and losing 3-0 to Marshall Saturday.

Sophia Hillmann scored both goals for LDC Friday against Luverne, getting an even strength goal on an assist from Ella Hansen in the first period, and an unassisted shorthanded tally late in the third to tie the game.

Against Marshall, the shots were fairly even for the game at 19-17 in favor of the home team, but the Dragons could not push one past Tigers goalie Emma Klenken as she recorded a 17-save shutout.

LDC is now 0-2-1 on the season, with a game at home Tuesday against Morris/Benson.

Check out Friday’s Enterprise Dispatch for a full recap.

Tuesday, Nov. 27

LDC boys hockey at New Ulm, 7:30 p.m.

LDC girls hockey vs. New Ulm, 7 p.m.

DC girls basketball vs. Orono, 7 p.m.

Thursday, Nov. 29

LDC boys hockey at Orono, 7 p.m.

LDC girls hockey at Hutchinson, 7 p.m.

DC girls basketball at Maple Lake, 7:15 p.m.

Below are the winter season start dates for the rest of the teams.

DC boys basketball: Nov. 30 at Norwood Young America

DC gymnastics: Nov. 30 at Maple Lake

DC wrestling: Nov. 30 at Litchfield

DC/L boys swimming & diving: Dec. 8 at Hutchinson

Chargers advance to finals in all three events at state swim & dive

The DC Chargers advanced to the Class A state swim & dive finals in all three of their events following the Preliminaries Wednesday and Thursday.

Megan Nelson placed 16th in the diving preliminaries Wednesday to advance to the finals. She is just 12 points out of eight place (the top-8 finishers are named All-State).

Katelyn Lee finished 10th in the breaststroke to advance to the Consolation Finals (the top-8 finishers in the swimming preliminaries make the Championship Finals, while those in places 9-16 make the Consolation Finals).

In addition, the 200 medley relay team of Audrey Jarman, Tyi LaZarre, Katelyn Lee, and Kezia Lee finished 15th to advance to the Consolation Finals.

The Class A Finals will begin at noon Friday at the University of Minnesota Jean K. Freeman Aquatic Center.

Nelson, Lee, and 200 medley relay advance to state swim meet

HUTCHINSON – The DC girls swim & dive team had two individuals, and one relay team, advance to the state tournament following the Section 3A meet.

Megan Nelson took second in diving with a career-best 11-dive score of 392.05. It was also the second-highest finish in Charger history.

Katelyn Lee dropped an incredible three seconds off her 100 breaststroke time to finish second with a time of 1:09.46. It was the third-fastest time in DC history.

In addition, the 200 medley relay team of Audrey Jarman, Katelyn Lee, Tyi LaZarre, and Kezia Lee qualified with a time of 1:52.25 that beat the state qualifying time. The team finished fourth.

The diving preliminaries will be held Wednesday at the University of Minnesota, while the swimming prelims will be held Thursday at the same venue.

The finals for both will be held Friday.

Check out Friday’s Enterprise Dispatch for a full recap.

 

LDC girls drop season opener

SAUK CENTRE – The Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato girls hockey team dropped their opening game of the season on the road Thursday, falling to Prairie Centre 3-1.

The Dragons outshot the Blue Devils by a 54-28 margin, but struggled to put pucks past Prairie Centre goaltender McKenzie Och, who stopped 53-of-54 shots.

Mary Ridgeway put LDC on top 1-0 with a first period goal, on an assist from Alyssa Olson, but the Blue Devils scored one in the second and two in the third.

Check out Friday’s Enterprise Dispatch for a full recap.