Sports Roundup: May 3, 2022

The Worthington boys and girls golf teams were both victorious Tuesday afternoon in matches against Adrian-Ellsworth in Adrian.


For the boys, the Trojans had a team score of 167 compared to Adrian’s 179. Logan Powers was medalist for the fourth time in four meets with a round of 38. Andrew Mulder had a 42, Tyler Jaycox at 43 and Spenser Nickel a 44.


For Adrian/Ellsworth, Brock Henning led the way with a 40. Logan Nogosek had a 45, Landyn Loosbrock shot a 46 and Preston Vortherms carded a 48.


In girls competition, WHS had a team score of 195 compared to Adrian/Ellsworth’s 206. Kendall Nixon’s 48 was lowest for Worthingon while Lilly Mahlberg, Tarren Spartz and Madison Beckmann each had 49s. The Dragons’ Josi Altman was medalist with a 45, Taya Elias had a 47, Madeline Wagner had a 49 and Olivia Lehnhoff a 65.


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In girls softball Tuesday, the Trojans dropped to a 4-2 decision to New Ulm to fall to 3-2 on the season. The loss was the second straight for the Trojans against the Eagles.


New Ulm had a 3-0 lead through two and a half innings, but the Trojans got two in the bottom of the third when Marin Pederson singled and came around to a score on a three-base throwing error. Olivia Hayenga later reached second on a fielder’s choice play on which Haley Grimmius got caught in a rundown between third base and home, and Hayenga later hustled around to score on an infield single by Hannah McNab.


Those would be the only runs for the Trojans in the game, though, as they finished with just three hits. Grimmius took the loss, giving up eight hits and three earned runs while walking three and striking out 14.


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In high school baseball Tuesday, visiting Worthington was swept by New Ulm by scores of 9-8 and 14-4.


In the opener, Coy Turner led the way at the plate by driving in five runs for Worthington. Jake Brandner pitched five innings for the Trojans, striking out seven.


Brandner and Isaiah Noble each had two hits for WHS in the second game, with Andrew Benson and Cooper McCoy splitting the pitching duties. The Trojans, now 3-8 on the season, host Fairmont on Thursday night.



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