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EAU CLAIRE — Menomonie’s Grant Imsande shot a 37 to tie for medalist honors on Tuesday at a Big Rivers Conference meet at Wild Ridge Golf Course.

Imsande finished even with Eau Claire Memorial’s Billy Peterson for the top spot. Imsande carded a four or better on six of his nine holes overall. Austin Stokes shot a 45 while Michael Maguire and Tanner Demarce each finished with a 50 to round out the scoring golfers for the Mustangs.

The Mustangs finished sixth as a team with a 182 as Hudson took home the team top spot with a cumulative 159.

River Falls 1, Menomonie 0

At River Falls, Jace Kressin allowed zero hits but the Wildcats scratched across a seventh-inning run in a Big Rivers Conference contest.

Kressin struck out 10 while walking one and allowing on unearned run as River Falls scored the walk-off win on an error.

Kade Schultz doubled for Menomonie as the Mustangs had five hits, but stranded six runners on base.

Joe Stoffel struck out eight in seven innings for River Falls.

Elk Mound 7, Pepin/Alma 0

At Elk Mound, the Mounders blanked the Eagles in a Dunn-St. Croix Conference victory.

Blaze Todd finished 2-for-4 with two runs bated in including a double while Nate Lew drove in two and Ethan Kaanta drew three walks. Chase Rhude also doubled and drove in one in the win.

Todd was also strong on the hill, striking out four while allowing three hits and zero walks to earn the victory.

Two runs in the third inning put the Mounders in front before a five-run fourth gave the team some cushion.

Spring Valley 4, Colfax 2

At Colfax, the Cardinals doubled up the Vikings in a DSC matchup.

George Scharlau drove in a run for the Vikings, Bryce Sikora stole two bases and scored a run and Zac Rindy had a steal and run scored.

Spring Valley jumped out to a 3-0 lead after two innings before the Vikings came back with two in the bottom of the third. Spring Valley added a run in the top of the sixth.

Brayden Wolf had two hits including a double for the Cardinals.

Boyceville 10, Glenwood City 2

At Boyceville, the Bulldogs improved to 5-0 overall with a DSC victory against the Hilltoppers.

Four Boyceville players — Brenden Sempf, Walker Retz, Trevor Hillister and Jaden Reisimer — each had two hits for Boyceville. Sempf, Retz and Connor Sempf each had two runs batted in while Retz and Connor Sempf smacked doubles.

Boyceville scored a combined seven runs in the first two innings. Glenwood City plated two in the top of the fourth before the Bulldogs scored twice in the fifth and once in the sixth to add some insurance.

Connor Sempf and Brady Nye threw three scoreless innings apiece, combining for seven walks in the win.


Menomonie 6-4, Eau Claire North 9-2

At Eau Claire, the Mustangs split a Big Rivers doubleheader with the Huskies.

Seven runs in the bottom of the first helped North to a 9-6 win in the first game before the Mustangs scored three runs in the fourth of a 4-2 win in the second game.

Maddie McLeod had two hits and scored a run in the second game for the Mustangs while Sydney Jacobs allowed two unearned runs in a complete-game victory.

Elk Mound 16, Pepin/Alma 1 (3 inn.)

At Elk Mound, the Mounders worked quickly in a three-inning win over the Eagles.

Elk Mound scored nine times in the first before two runs in the second and five in the third.

Sophie Cedarblade was 2-for-3 with a home run, three runs scored and three runs batted in for Elk Mound. Clare Hallum was 3-for-3 with three runs scored, a triple and two runs batted in, McKenna Diermeier had two hits including a triple and two RBIs, Issie Hollister doubled and scored twice with two hits and Kallee Rhude had two hits and two driven in. Abigail Curry tripled and scored twice while Hannah Larson had a double and plated two runs for the Mounders.

Hallum struck out one in three innings in the circle.

Colfax 19, Spring Valley 9 (5 inn.)

At Colfax, eight runs in the fourth and three in the fifth helped the Vikings earn a five-inning win over the Cardinals.

Emmie Edwards and Anna Geissler each doubled for Colfax and had three runs batted in apiece. Jozie Buchanan, Marissa Harmon and Tori Hill each drove in two and Kaitlyn Field scored four runs. Colfax drew 13 walks as a part of the win.

Buchanan pitched all five innings for Colfax with six strikeouts.

Track and Field

Menomonie girls take top three spots in high jump

At Eau Claire, a trio of Mustangs finished in the top three spots at the Big Rivers Conference/Middle Border Conference Battle at Eau Claire North.

Kylie Mogen won the high jump while Emma Mommsen finished second and Natalie Stewart came home in third. Mogen also took second in the long jump while Kaylynn Imsande (800-meter run) and Destiny Haldeman (shot put) were runners-up in their respective events.

Chloe Oehler was third in the pole vault while the girls 400 relay (Oehler, Shelby Thornton, Raelee Granger, Kylie Mogen) took fourth.

Teagan Bignell was fourth in the discus while Madeline Palmer and Imsande were fifth in the 800 and 1,600, respectively.

The Menomonie boys earned three event championships with Matteo Mocco (800), Patrick Schwartz (3,200) and Devin Williams (triple jump) bringing home top finishes.

William Ockler took second in the 100 and 200, Williams finished runner-up in the high jump and Andrew Fenton came home in second place in the shot put. A pair of boys relay teams also finished second with the 400 (Adam Wilson, Jed Ogea, Thomas Poplowski, Richard Palma) and 800 (Wilson, Ockler, Palma, Poplowski).

The 1,600 team of Wilson, Williams, Mocco and Wyatt Hanson was third, as was Hanson individually in the 800. Ogea tied for fourth in the long jump and Shawn Halverson finished fifth in the pole vault.

The Eau Claire Memorial boys (115.2) and Osceola girls (149.5) won their respective team championships as the Mustang boys (112.83) took fourth and the Menomonie girls (87) came home fifth.

Elk Mound’s Young wins pole vault at Baldwin-Woodville

At Baldwin, Galen Young soared to the top of the standings to win the pole vault to lead Elk Mound at the Baldwin-Woodville invite.

Marquis Kasakaitas was second in the discus while Brady Redwine finished third in the 200 and long jump. Rian Flynn was third in the 100 while the boys 400 relay team of Carter Brantner, Aaron Heuer, Zane Clemmens and Jacob Miller was also third.

Alex Johnson was fifth in the triple jump.

Olivia Schreiber came home in the runner-up spot in the triple jump while the girls 800 relay team of Paige Vanschoonoven, Sydney Simpson, Kennedy Pritchard and Schreieber finished second as well for the girls team.

Another 800 relay team of Melanie Balts, Regan Jenson, Isabella Harmer and Lizzy Lindquist came home third. Harmer (100 hurdles), Lindquist (pole vault) and Schreieber (long jump) had third-place finishes individually. Pritchard took fourth in the 100 and Abby Kasper was fifth in the shot put.

The Elk Mound girls took fourth as a team (51) and boys were fifth (64) as Prescott (182) and Amery (180) won the girls and boys team championships, respectively.

Monday Softball

Elk Mound 21, Spring Valley 6 (4 inn.)

At Elk Mound, the Mounders drew 16 walks in a victory over the Cardinals.

Hailey Blaskowski, Abigail Curry, Issie Hollister, Morgan Radtke and Kayli Solberg each had two runs batted and each scored at least two runs for the Mounders, who plated 16 runs in the first inning.

Hannah Larson doubled and scored twice for Elk Mound.

Issie Hollister struck out six in 3.1 innings pitched to earn the win in the circle.

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