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Trojans make it three shutouts this week in boys soccer

The Worthington Trojans boys soccer team led 4-0 at the half and went on to a 5-0 win Saturday at Mankato East.

The win wrapped up a week during which the Trojans went 3-0 and outscored their opponents 17-0. Worthington, ranked ninth in the most recent state Class AA poll, is now 12-2 and will play its final two matches of the regular season this week. WHS will compete at New Ulm on Tuesday night.

In girls soccer, meanwhile, the Trojans were defeated 7-0 in a match at Jordan. Worthington also has two games left in its regular season and will play host to New Ulm on Tuesday evening.


The Marshall Tigers dominated Worthington High School’s homecoming football game Friday night as they scored 30 straight points in the second quarter and went on to a 68-6 rout of the Trojans.

Worthington’s Jacari Swinea’s 29-yard touchdown run 30 seconds into the second quarter had cut Marshall’s lead to 14-6, but Mason Eickhoff promptly returned the ensuing kickoff 71 yards for a TD. The Tigers went on to add two touchdowns, a safety and another TD before the quarter was out for 44-6 advantage at halftime. Marshall added three more touchdowns and field goal in the third quarter before the Tigers proceeded to consume most of the running clock in the fourth.

The Tigers accumulated 302 yards on offense, while the Trojans had just 63. While Swinea had the lone WHS touchdown in the game, he also contributed an interception on defense. Chase Byrne led the team in total tackles with seven; Ryan Dorcey had five and Brandon Bosma four.

The Trojans will host Albert Lea this coming Friday in a battle of 0-5 teams.


Minnesota West blanked Anoka-Ramsey 3-0 in women's volleyball Friday night at the Center for Health and Wellness. Game scores were: 25-14, 25-9, 25-10.

Ella Hesse had 10 kills and four digs for the Lady Jays and Kiarra Danielson contributed eight digs and four ace serves. Hattie DeVries chipped in with seven kills, and Shawna Rogers added 12 digs and an ace serve.

Minnesota West, now 18-6, next plays Wednesday at Ridgewater.


In area high school football Friday night, it was:

Cedar Mountain 28, Red Rock Central 8

Hills-Beaver Creek 45, Renville County West 14

Windom Area 28, Russell-Tyler-Ruthton 20

Murray County Central 18, St. James Area 13

Tracy-Milroy-Balaton 34, Adrian-Ellsworth 0

Pipestone Area 34, Minnesota Valley Lutheran 16

Jackson County Central 29, Redwood Valley 14

Luverne 30, Blue Earth Area 7

Fairmont 42, New Ulm 14

Western Christian 38, Sheldon 14

Central Lyon-George/Little Rock 39, Unity Christian 12

West Lyon 38, Cherokee 8

Gehlen 21, Sibley-Ocheyedan 20

South O’Brien 29, Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn 28 (OT)

Harris-Lake Park 28, GTRA 20

In area high school football Saturday:

Heron Lake-Okabena/Fulda 53, Nicollet 14

Martin County West 28, Wabasso 6

In area high school volleyball Friday, it was:

Wabasso 3, Red Rock Central 0

In area high school volleyball Saturday:

Murray County Central 2, Swanville 1

Murray County Central 2, Bertha-Hewitt 1

Murray County Central 2, Hancock 0

Murray County Central 2, Pillager 1

Kenyon-Wanamingo 2, Fairmont 0

Tri-City United 2, Fairmont 0

Janesville-Waldorf-Pemberton 2, Fairmont 0

Lake Crystal Wellcome Memorial 2, Fairmont 0

Sheldon 2, Harris-Lake Park 0

Okoboji 2, Sheldon 0

Okoboji 2, Harris-Lake Park 0

Okoboji 2, GTRA 0

Spirit Lake 2, Okoboji 0

E-LC 2, Okoboji 0

Emmetsburg 2, Okoboji 0

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