DASSEL, COKATO, MN – The Dassel-Cokato Chargers boys golf team traveled to Glencoe-Silver Lake Thursday to participate in its first conference meet of the season, placing second with a score of 334; Mound Westonka placed first with a score of 316. “The team had good moments yesterday, but each of the players had moments during the round where scores got away from each of them,” said head coach Brian Johnson.
Leading the Chargers was John Ylitalo, who placed second overall with a 77. Mound Westonka’s Brady Beauchamp came in first with a score of 74. “Ylitalo shot a 2-under par 33 on the front nine,” Johnson noted. Troy Ryynanen has a score of 81; Evan Menke, 85; Austen Johnson, 91; Luke Benson, 94; and, Grant Ryynanen, 102.
The Uni-Hydro Golf League will begin its 29th season of play this coming May. At this time, a practice round is planned for May 6, with regular season competition beginning May 13.
Tee times are reserved from 4:45 to 5:45 each Wednesday at Shadowbrooke Golf Course.
Organizers are still finalizing teams and players without teams. Call Al Uecker at 612-961-1167 for additional information, or email email@example.com.
Mayer Lutheran offensive lineman Sam Schlueter chose to stay home.
The 6-6, 275-pound junior, ranked 41st in his class nationwide by Rivals.com, announced via Twitter Saturday, April 11, that he would attend and play football for the Minnesota Gophers.
“Blessed and honored to announce my commitment to the University of Minnesota!!~ #SkiUMah #Gopherpride” wrote Schlueter on Twitter.
Schlueter had narrowed hist list down to Wisconsin, Michigan State and Minnesota.
He was a big priority for the U of M staff, and joins four other in-state recruits for 2016: Eden Prairie linebacker Carter Coughlin, East Ridge defensive tackle Jojo Garcia, Robbinsdale Cooper’s Phillip Howard and Robbinsdale Armstrong linebacker Thomas Barber, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune.
Baseball: LHS at West Lutheran, 1 p.m.
Baseball: Glencoe-Silver Lake, Rockford at W-M (tournament), 10 a.m.
Softball: LHS vs. North Lakes Academy, West Lutheran, at West Lutheran, 12 p.m.
Softball: Rockford, Litchfield, Providence Academy at W-M, 10 a.m.
Baseball: HLWW at Litchfield, 4:30 p.m.
Baseball: Eden Valley-Watkins at LPHT, 4:30 p.m.
Golf (Boys): St. Peter at LHS, ShadowBrooke GC Lester Prairie, 2 p.m.
Softball: Litchfield, Dassel-Cokato at HLWW, doubleheader, 4 p.m.
Softball: LPHT at West Lutheran, 4:30 p.m.