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DC girls lose to Panthers, Cardinals

The Charger girls basketball team dropped two games in recent action, losing to Glencoe-Silver Lake 55-26, and to Annandale 60-22.

Against GSL Monday, the Chargers scored just eight points in the first half, to the Panthers’ 25, in a 55-26 road loss.

Katelyn Lee led the Chargers with 12 points, with Kezia Lee adding seven.

Against Annandale, the visiting Cardinals (17-5, ranked #10 in Class AA) dominated all facets of play against the Chargers Tuesday.

Eleven players scored for the Cardinals, led by Taylor Medvec (13 points) and Abby Neutz (10).

DC had just three players score. Cam Patten had 10 points, Katelyn Lee eight, and Kezia Lee four.

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

Charger boys hoopsters fall to GSL, Annandale

The DC boys basketball team lost two games in recent action, falling at home to Glencoe-Silver Lake 61-46 Monday, and losing on the road to Annandale 72-40 Tuesday.

Against the Panthers, there were two  glaring discrepancies in the box score for the GSL-DC game Monday: fouls and free throws.

The Chargers were whistled for twice as many fouls as the visiting Panthers, 22-11.

As a result, GSL shot 22 free throws (hitting 16), while DC had just five (hitting two).

While that difference in made free throws was just about the same as the difference in the score, Chvojicek did not pin the loss on the referees.

Asplin had a season-high 19 points for DC, with Krick adding 12.

GSL (11-12, 4-7) had three players in double figures: Mitchel Jaskowiak (13), Dane Schirtz (12), and Gage Alseleben (11).

Against Annandale, the Cardinals dominated all facets of the game in a 72-40 victory Tuesday.

Annandale doubled up DC 36-18 in the first half, and outscored them 36-22 in the second.

The hosts outshot DC 44-31 percent for the game, including 39-18 percent from beyond the arc (11-28 to 4-22).

The Cardinals (10-12, 5-5) also outrebounded DC 44-25, including 16-5 on the offensive boards.

Annandale also outscored DC 18-3 on transition points, and 32-18 on points in the paint.

The Cardinals had five players score in double figures, including three players with 15 points: Paul Meyer, Logan Purcell, and Cam Howard.

Brady Spaulding added 11 points, and Andrew Bowman 10.

Collin Krick and Sanders Asplin both had 13 points for the Chargers.

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


DC wrestlers defeat Litchfield, fall to Becker at Sections

MONTICELLO – The third-seeded DC wrestling team went 1-1 at the Section 6AA team tournament at Monticello Saturday, defeating #6 Litchfield 45-27 in the quarterfinals before falling to #2 Becker 36-28 in the semifinals.

Top-seeded Foley advanced to the Class AA State tournament for the 12th straight year by defeating Becker 35-22 in the finals.

Against Litchfield, Gabe Nelson, Jude Link, Noah Halonen, Prestin Bradley, Will O’Brien, Beau Nelson, Jacob Schmitz and Josh DeBoer all had victories.

Against Becker, Carson Amundson, Link, Bradley, B. Nelson, Schmitz, and DeBoer all won their matches.

The Chargers will now wrestle Friday and Saturday in the Section 6AA Individual Tournament at Becker.

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

Charger gymnasts take seventh at sections

NEW LONDON – The Dassel-Cokato gymnastics team had their season come to an end Saturday, as the squad placed seventh out of 10 teams at the Section 6A tournament at New London-Spicer.

DC finished with a team score of 126.925.

Megan Nelson had the highest individual finish for the Chargers, taking 13th on the floor with a 9.025. Nelson had the highest All-Around finish, taking 12th with a 33.025.

Randi Bayerl had an All-Around score of 32.025, and Lauren Abfalter had a 31.425.

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

DC Sports Schedule, week of Feb. 22-28


DC girls basketball at Watertown-Mayer, 7 p.m.

DC wrestling at Section Individual Tournament, Becker

DC/L boys swimming at Section Tournament, Willmar


LDC boys hockey, Section Semifinals, Gustavus Adolphus

DC wrestling at Section Individual Tournament, Becker

DC/L boys swimming at Section Tournament, Willmar


DC boys basketball vs. Litchfield, 7 p.m.


LDC boys hockey, Section Finals, Gustavus Adolphus

DC girls basketball, Section Quarterfinals, TBD


DC/L boys swimming at State Tournament, U of M Aquatic Center

LDC boys drop final two games of regular season by 2-0 scores

The Litchfield/Dassel-Cokato boys hockey team ended their season with a pair of back-to-back home 2-0 losses.

The Dragons were shutout 2-0 by #8 Orono (15-8-0) Thursday, and fell to Waconia (12-11-2) by an identical score Friday, with the last goal coming as an empty-netter.

The Spartans outshot LDC 33-20. However, the Dragons outshot the Wildcats by a 2-1 margin, 44-22.

Darby Halonen stopped 49-of-52 shots between the two games.

LDC also got some bad news after Thursday’s game, as top defenseman Paul Raisanen suffered an ankle sprain and will remain out for 10-12 days.

The Dragons finished the regular season with an 11-11-3 record.

As the #2 seed in section 3A, the team will host the winner of #7 Redwood Valley and #10 Fairmont Thursday.

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