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Local sports: April 11, 2023

Updated: Apr 13, 2023

The Worthington Trojans softball team saw a 6-1 lead erased by visiting Redwood Valley in the fifth inning, but the Trojans responded with four runs in the bottom of the frame and went to earn a 10-7 victory Tuesday.


Worthington, now 1-1 this season, got two hits and two RBIs apiece from Hannah McNab, Bailey Ponto, Katy Welch and Maddie Pederson and banged out 12 hits total. McNab had a home run for the Trojans as well as a triple.


Of the seven runs Redwood Valley scored, only one was earned. Ponto picked up the pitching win, throwing the final two and two-thirds innings.


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The Minnesota West Lady Jays won both games of a home doubleheader Tuesday as they recorded 10-6 and 14-12 victories over Ridgewater.


Taylor Ponto has a single, double and triple for the Lady Jays in the opener while scoring three times. Torrence Clelland and Julia Schmoker each added a single and double.


In game two Clelland had a home run, double and single while also scoring three runs. Schmoker had two doubles and single at the plate, and Ponto added two singles and a double. Kiarra Danielson also chipped in with a double and single.


Minnesota West is now 3-5 on the season.


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The Worthington High baseball team was defeated in its season opener Tuesday as it lost 9-6 to Windom at the Worthington Middle School field. The Trojans were defeated despite picking up six hits in the game compared to just three for the Eagles.


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The Worthington High School boys tennis team played its season opener on Tuesday and lost to visiting Fairmont, 5-2.


Ezra Bonnett and Evan Hansberger picked up Tuesday's wins for the Trojans, Bonnett, playing at No. 2 singles, rallied to defeat Dominic Lund-May by scores of 4-6 , 6-3 , 6-4. Hansberger, competing at No. 3 singles, topped Noah Vetter 6-4 , 6-0.




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