Haley Grimmius fired a five-inning perfect game in the opening contest of a doubleheader, then threw a five-inning no-hitter in the final game to help lead the Worthington Trojans to 10-0 and 12-0 softball wins over visiting Waseca.
Grimmius struck out 12 batters in her perfect game and added 14 more Ks along with two walks and a hit batter in game two. The Trojans, meanwhile, banged out 11 hits and eight hits, respectively, in earning their victories. WHS, now 6-2 on the year, hosts Luverne at 4 p.m. Monday. Catch the action on 104.3 The Bridge.
In girls golf Saturday, the Trojans were sixth place out of seven Big South teams following 18 holes in Fairmont. The host Cardinals had a team score of 367; Worthington had 431.
Madison Beckmann fired a 103 on Saturday for Worthington, which had her in a tie for 16th place individually. Kendall Nixon and Mia Nixon both had 108s and Abby Bristow had a 112. Two Trojan regulars were unable to compete in the meet.
The Trojans will play nine more holes in the Big South event Monday in Windom.
The Trojans boys golf team was ninth of 11 teams with a score of 359 on Saturday in Winnebago. St. Peter came out on top with 325.
For the Trojans, Logan Powers led the way with an 83. Tyler Jaycox had an 88, Spenser Braaksma an 89 and Andrew Mulder a 99. Luverne’s Henry Hartquist and Marshall’s Luke Ehlers tied for low round with 75s.
WHS plays a Big South Division event at 2 p.m. Monday at GreatLIFE Worthington.
In college basketball, Minnesota West fell to 2-21 on the season with a pair of home losses Saturday. The Bluejays lost 24-6 and 16-2. In college softball, the Lady Jays dropped a pair to St. Cloud Technical & Community College 11-1 and 16-4. Minnesota West is now 10-12.