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Saints smack MLCA

The powerful St. James Area offense wasted no time establishing itself Monday afternoon as the Saints rolled to a 19-4 win over the Mt. Lake Area-Comfrey softball team in St. James. The Saints batted around in two of the first three innings and scored multiple runs in each of their four innings at the plate.

For more on this story, see the May 5, 2021 issue of the Observer/Advocate and Observer/Advocate e-Edition.

Wolverines take third Monday

The Mt. Lake Area-Comfrey track and field teams each placed third in a four-team meet Monday in Windom. The Wolverine boys finished with 50 points. Windom won the team title with 109. The MLAC girls scored 49½ points. Windom won the title with 100½. Individually, the MLAC boys were paced by Ben Nachreiner, who ran to first-place finishes in both the 100 (12.12) and 200 (24.77).

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Wolverines get put on hold

The Mt. Lake Area-Comfrey baseball team announced that it is shutting down activities until Friday due to a COVID-19 exposure within the varsity program. The junior high and junior varsity teams are not affected by the exposure. The Wolverines’ scheduled games Monday against Martin County West, yesterday (Tuesday) at Murray County Central and Thursday’s doubleheader against Edgerton/Southwest Christian are all postponed and will try to be rescheduled. The first day the Wolverines would be able to resume action would be Friday, with a scheduled game at Cleveland. The Wolverines are scheduled to host St. James Saturday at 10 a.m., in Mt. Lake.

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Bucs sweep triangular from Wolverines, Eagles

Blue Earth Area swept a golf triangular Friday over Windom and Mt. Lake Area-Comfrey at the Windom Country Club. The BEA boys shot one-under-par as a team, scoring a 143. Windom took second with a 173 and MLAC scored 235. The BEA girls shot a 216, while both Windom and MLAC were incomplete. Devyn Rempel led MLAC with a 52. Harlan Munning shot a 58, followed by Sebastian Rehnelt with a 59 and Noah Rempel with a 66.

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Lakers baseball opens season with loss Sunday

The Mt. Lake Lakers couldn’t get the bats going in their First Nite League season opener Sunday, falling 2-0 to the Heron Lake Lakers in Heron Lake. Heron Lake held Mt. Lake to two hits in the game. Heron Lake scored both its runs on a Logan Knutson single in the second inning. Zach Spinks and Rhinley Kazuma had the Lakers’ hits in the game.

For more on this story, see the May 5, 2021 issue of the Observer/Advocate and Observer/Advocate e-Edition.