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Wolverines start with one-run games

Mt. Lake Area-Comfrey and Heron Lake-Okabena-Fulda dodged raindrops long enough to get a full game in Monday afternoon in Mt. Lake, thanks to a sharp pitching effort by both teams. Wolverine pitcher Grant Regier and HLOF starter Dillon Smith each kept the opponent at bay. But HLOF scored a run in the top of the sixth inning to come away with a 2-1 victory.

For more on this story, see the April 10, 2024 issue of the Observer/Advocate and Observer/Advocate e-Edition

Wolverines fall in opener

Two rough innings proved costly for Mt. Lake Area-Comfrey in Friday’s season opener, as the Wolverines dropped a 9-4 decision to Sleepy Eye at Mt. Lake. The Wolverines tied the game at 1-1 in the bottom of the first on an Annika Brinkman RBI groundout. But Sleepy Eye took the lead with three runs in the top of the second. The Wolverines got a run back in the bottom of the inning when Nadia Phommachan scored on the back end of a double steal.

For more on this story, see the April 10, 2024 issue of the Observer/Advocate and Observer/Advocate e-Edition.

Mavericks take third at Sleepy Eye

Rain on Monday shortened things for the Martin County West/Butterfield-Odin track and field team at Sleepy Eye. The last handful of events did not get completed, as the Maverick boys and girls each finished third in the standings. MCWBO’s boys finished with 40¾ points. Minnesota Valley Lutheran won the meet with 105¾. The Maverick girls scored 37 points. River Valley won the meet with 98½.

For more on this story, see the April 10, 2024 issue of the Observer/Advocate and Observer/Advocate e-Edition.

Wolverines open season with sweep

The Mt. Lake Area-Comfrey golf teams opened the season Friday with a solid sweep over Madelia in a meet played at the Mt. Lake Golf Course. The Wolverine boys claimed a 173-207 victory. MLAC’s girls scored a 279 against an incomplete Madelia team.

For more on this story, see the April 10, 2024 issue of the Observer/Advocate and Observer/Advocate e-Edition.

Wolverine boys second, girls fourth at home

After missing out on its usual indoor opener, the Mt. Lake Area-Comfrey track and field team opened its season Thursday outdoors at Munson Field, hosting the eight-team Progressive Chiropractic Invite. The Wolverine boys turned in a runner-up finish in the team standings, scoring 87 points. Windom won the meet with 110. The MLAC girls finished fourth with 64 points. River Valley won the meet with 165 points.

For more on this story, see the April 10, 2024 issue of the Observer/Advocate and Observer/Advocate e-Edition.

Two Cobras place at NYWA State Tourney

Two Windom-Mt. Lake youth wrestlers came home with state medals from the Northland Youth Wrestling Association State Tournament, held last weekend in Rochester. In the grades grades 5-6 140-pound division, Hugo Lopez finished as the state runner-up, after dropping a heartbreaking 1-0 decision in the finals. In the grades 1-2 75-pound division, Corbyn Miller finished in fifth place.

For more on this story, see the April 10, 2024 issue of the Observer/Advocate and Observer/Advocate e-Edition.