Friday, December 30, 2011

Friday, Dec. 30

The Melrose Dutchmen fell 69-57 to Litchfield in the consolation championship of the Crusader Classic in St. Cloud.  Scott Stone, who was named to the all-tournament team, finished with 26 points, Austin Van Beck had 10 points.
More information appears in the Jan. 4 issue of the Melrose Beacon.
Left, Melrose and Litchfield players watch Seth Noll's three point shot drop threw the basket
Video (below) Ryan Elfering Drops in a three point shot against Litchfield. 

Thursday, Dec. 29

Shelby Uphoff looked to the basket
as she prepared for two-point shot.
The Lady Dutchmen rebounded from a 58-54 loss on Wednesday, to defeat Maple Lake 69-55 on Thursday. Emily Goerdt and Jenna Orth led the team with 19 points each. Annie Herkenhoff, hitting from the floor and free throw line, had 11 points and Tayler Reller added 10 points.
The win gave Melrose third place in the red division of the Upsala Tournament.
In the loss to Staples-Motley on Wednesday evening Orth scored 24 points. She was six-of-six in freethrows Melrose hit 9-of-12 freethrows. More information appears in the Jan. 4 issue of the Melrose Beacon.

            Annie Herkenhoff scores basket for Melrose.

The Dutchmen defeated Saul Rapids 77-39 in the first round of the consolation bracket in the Crusader Christmas Classic. Melrose was led by 32 points from Scott Stone. Jordan Welle added 10 points and Austin Van Beck 11 points.
The Dutchmen were sent to the consolation round after a 79-76 loss to Braham in the opening round. Isaac Sawyer score 32 points and Stone finished with 22 points. Van Beck finished with 15 points. The Dutchmen's chance to tie the game ended with a missed three-pointer as time ran out.
The Melrose-Sauk Centre (M-SC) Fusion swim team finished in third place in the five team Brainerd Invite Saturday.  The top finishes were Keenan Pearson's third in the 100 butterfly and Phil Budde's third in diving.

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Thursday, Dec. 22

Melrose defeated Holdingford 82-42 at Holdingford.
Three players scored in double figures with Scottie Stone having 25 points. Austin Van Beck added 18 points and Ryan Elfering finished with 11 points.
More details appear in the Dec. 28 issue of the Melrose Beacon.
Annie Herkenhoff
Herkenhoff scores against

The Lady Dutchmen and Paynesville Bulldog exchanged scoring runs and leads with Paynesville taking the game 57-54.
Melrose cut a 10-point deficit to one with about five minutes left.  The six straight free throw attempts in the final minutes to seal the win. Jenna Orth led Melrose with 20 points. Tayler Reller had nine points, all on three-point shots.
The match-up was the first conference game for the Lady Dutchmen. Melrose is now 5-3 on the year. More details appear in the Dec. 28 issue of the Melrose Beacon.


Will Funk earns reveral
Sauk Centre-Melrose fell in all three matches of a quadrangular at Melrose.
Match scores were:
Becker-61 SC-M-3
Princeton-38 SC-M-26
Mora-61 SC-M-7
Will Funk and Roosevelt Austin were both 2-1 on the evening. Austin fell for the first time this year. Antonio Barrera recorded a pin against Princeton.
More details appear in the Dec. 28 issue of the Melrose Beacon.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Tuesday, Dec. 20

Corey Wiehoff passes the ball during
a Melrose fastbreak.
The Dutchmen defeated Sauk Rapids-Rice 73-41 at Melrose.
Every member of the Dutchmen team scored. Scot Stone led Melrose with 15 points. Isaac Sawyer added 13 points and Dylan Schmiesing had 10 points.
The next game is Thursday, Dec. 22 at Holdingford.

The Lady Dutchmen downed Holdingford 42-30. Melrose was led by Annie Herkenhoff, 16 points and Jenna Orth, 13 points.
The girls' next game is Thursday when it hosts Paynesville.

Nathan Welberg in the 100BT.
The Melrose/Sauk Centre swimming and diving team fell to Willmar 101-85. Keenan Pearson won the 100FLY, John Schwieters won the 100 backstroke. Reed Duncan led Nathan Welberg and Noah Glasener to a 1-2-3 sweep of the 100BT. The team's next meet is Tuesday, Dec. 27 at the Brainerd Invite.

Praire Centre posted a 6-2 over Redwood Valley at Redwood Falls. Sean Colton had three goals for the North Stars.
Next up is the Dec. 27-29 tournament in St. Cloud.

Sauk Centre/Melrose fell 45-27 to Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa at Belgrade.
The team's next outing will be Thursday, Dec. 22 in a quadrangular at Melrose.

Monday, December 19, 2011

Saturday, Dec. 17

The Lady Dutchmen finished first in the Brainerd Invitational. The team scored a 143.25 to take the crown. Melrose did not have a first place finish in any routine.
The next meet is Jan. 7 at Watertown.

The Dutchmen won the Kimball tournament defeating host team Kimball 73-32.  The Boys' next game is Tuesday night hosting Sauk Rapids-Rice.

Friday, December 16, 2011

Friday, Dec. 16

Melrose played a balanced game and posted 49-40 win over Osakis at Melrose.
Jenna Orth (16) and Annie Herkenhoff (15) led the Lady Dutchmen scoring. Melrose was 15-of-21 from the free throw line with Orth going 7-of-8 and Gabi Sawyer hitting 5-of-6.
Others scoring were: Sawyer-8, Tayler Reller and Shelby Uphoff-2, Emily Goerdt-6.

SC/M went 1-2 in the SC/M quadrangular.
Scores were: SC/M
Holdingford-54 SC/M-25
SC/MN-67 Parkers' Prairie-6
Osakis-46 SC/M-36.
Winning by pin were:
Will Funk, Cory Messer, Devon Fischer, Roosevelt Austin, Mitch Wolbeck, Tom Latzka and Arturo Stefanoni.

Thursday, Dec. 15

Annie Herkenhoff drives in for two points against BBE
The Lady Dutchmen posted a 57-50 win over BBE at Melrose.
Jenna Orth, 16 points, and Annie Herkenhoff, 13 points, led the Lady Dutchmen in the win.
Melrose hosts Osakis tonight

Gabi Sawyer scoring for Melrose.

The Dutchmen controlled the game from outset and posted an 80-37 win over Spectrum in the first round of the Kimball Tournament. Scottie Stone had 31 points and Isaac Sawyer finished with 19 points.
The Fusion was edged 117-69 at Alexandria. Keenan Pearson won the 100 butterfly and John Schwieters won the 100 backstroke.

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Tuesday, Dec. 13

Scott Stone had 37
points against Foley
The Melrose Dutchmen breezed to an 80-51 win over Foley at Melrose.
The Dutchmen never trailed in the game and led by 30 for most of the second half.  Melrose lead 53-21 at half time.
Scott Stone had the hot hand for Melrose scoring 37 points for the Dutchmen. Austin Van Beck added 10 points underneath.
Also scoring for Melrose were: Seth Noll-9, Isaac Sawyer-8, Jordan Welle-2, Ryan Hinnenkamp-4, Mitch Reller-4, Dylan Schmiesing-4, Austin Van Beck-10, Mitch Niehaus-2.
Melrose-80 Foley-51
Foley 21 30-51
Melrose 53 27-80

Scott Stone hits the first of five 
three points against Foley

TOM LATZKA won his match
against Paynesville
Sauk Centre/Melrose was defeated 43-25 by Paynesville at Sauk Centre. The Bulldogs did not have the match locked up unil the 220 division.
The individual results were (wbp-won by pin, md-major decision, lbp-loss by pin).
106-Kolten Kuhlmann wbp :55.
113-Junior Perez fell 8-3
120-Will Funk won 3-1
126-SC/M forfeited
132-Cory Messer fell 2-1.
136-Tom Latzka won 1-0.
145-Derek Karash fell md 14-5
152-Dalton Reinke won by forfeit
160-Clayton Menson lbp :09
170-Shaun Wiese lbp :45
182-SC/M forfeited
192-Roosevelt Austin md 12-4
220-Arturo Stefanoni lbp 4:15
HWT-Antonio Barerra lbp :24.

Roosevelt Austin (in dark uniform) earns take down

Melrose scored a 142.45 in a victory at Benson.  Hailey Brinkman competed only on bars and claimed first in that event.
Lydia Butkowski was first on vault and beam and second in the all-around.
Melrose finished in the top four in all events
Vault : 1. Butkowski 9.2, 2-J. Brinkman 9.15, 3-Austing 9.05, 4-Hinnenkamp  8.95. 5-M. Brinkman 8.6. Bars: 1-H. Brinkman 9.275, 2-J. Brinkman 9.125, 3-Butkowski 8.9, 4-M. Brinkman 8.15, 5-Hinnenkamp 7.8. Beam: 1-Butkowski 9.35, 2-J. Brinkman 8.725, 3-M. Brinkman 8.6, 4-Hinnenkamp 8.5. Floor: 1-J. Brinkman 9.15, 2-M. Brinkman 8.95, 3-Hinnenkamp 8.65, 5-Austing 8.6. All-Around: 1-J. Brinkman 36.15, 2-Butkowski 36.1, 3-M. Brinkman 34.3, 4-Hinnenkamp 33.975.

The Melrose/Sauk Centre Fusion were edged 98-88 at Park Rapids. M/SC claimed first in the 100 Fly (Keenan Pearson).


Prairie Centre Area defeated Wadena-Deer Creek 9-1.
Scoring for PCA were: Sean Colton-2, Nate Mettenberg-2, Cody Bartkowicz, Tyler Schmitz, Cody Steward, and Presong Pung. Justin Brever had 13 saves.

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Saturday, Dec. 10

The Melrose Rosettes Jazz Funk team
finished fourth at Fergus Falls
The Melrose Rosettes Dance Team competed at the Fergus Falls Invitiational. The High Kick team finished third and the Jazz-Funk team finished fourth.

The Lady Dutchmen fell 61-53 to Kenyon-Wanamingo. Melrose trailed by 15 at half time.  Tayler Reller (14) and Jenna Orth (11) led the scoing.

Saturday, December 10, 2011

Friday, Dec. 9

Arturo Stefannio had three pins in the Cardinal Classic

Sauk Centre/Melrose wrestlers finished fifth in the nine-team Cardinal Classic at Willmar.
Roosevelt Austin won the 192 championship with three pins.
SC/M also had two thirds, three fourths and a fifth place finisher.  It entered 11 wrestlers in the tournament.

Cory Messer earns near fall points.

The Lady Dutchmen fell 57-35 at Goodhue.   Jenna Orth scored 10 points.

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Thursday, Dec. 8

Melrose (0-1) fell 75-64 to Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa (4-0) at Belgrade. BBE competed in the state Class A championship last season.

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Tuesday, Dec. 6

Tayler Reller scored seven points including
 the two that tied the game for Melrose.
The Lady Dutchmen tied the score 54-54 with 22 second left, then went on to defeat Pierz 64-57 in overtime at Melrose.  The team is now 2-0 on the year. Jenna Orth (21) and emily goerdt (11) led the Melrose scoring.

Persistance pays off for Lady Dutchmen

Maddie Brinkman on the floor
The Melrose Gymnasts scored a 1141.1 winning their first duel meet of the year over Little Falls. Melrose's Hailey Brinkman won the vault, floor, beam and all-around title. Jailyn Brinkman won the bars routine.

Jailyn Brinkman on bars

The Sauk Centre/Melrose wrestling team fell 79-0 to New London-Spicer.  SC/M forfeited six of the 14 weight units.

Sunday, December 4, 2011

Saturday, Dec. 3

Varsity and Junior Varsity members of the team are:
Kayla Austing, Mady Brinkman, Trisha Thom, Abby Hinnenkamp
Samantha Dockendorf, Sandra Sprenger, Hannah Elfering, Cassandra Conners
Coach Cassie Schoenberg, Head Coach Katie Masog, Lydia Butkowski, Jailyn Brinkman, Hailey Brinkman, Tiffani Rademacher, Manager Georgianna Toenies, Coach Alex Bade.
The Lady Dutchmen score 140.2 and claimed first place in the Becker Tournament.  
Team, not individual awards were reward at the conclusion of the event.  Melrose finished first on the bars (34.05) and beam (35.3) and second on the vault (35.55) and floor (35.3).  
The junior varsity team claimed second place
More details appear in the Dec. 7 issue of the Melrose Beacon.

Hailey Brinkman on floor

Friday, December 2, 2011

Friday, Dec. 2

Roosevelt Austin 182 champion 
Sauk Centre-Melrose (SC-M) finished seventh in the SC-M early bird tournament.
The team had one champion, 182 pounder Roosevelt Austin.
The team champion was KMS with Sartell  earning runner-up honors.
Individual champions were:
106-Jordan Engler-KMS
113-Nick Meyer-KMS
120-Ty Griffin-Rockford
126-Lamberto Rodriquez-KMS
132-Logan Knoshal-Montevideo
138-Zach Carlson-KMS
145-Josh  Halicke-Sartell
152-Kyle Baker-KMS
160-Jordon Rothers-KMS
170-John Redepenning-Rockford
182-Roosevelt Austin-SC-M
195-Brady Goebel-Sartell
220-Garret Sher-Osakis
HWT-Isaac Froelich-KMS
Coaches  MVP-Josh Halicke-Sartell
Team  finishes:
KMS-245.5, Sartell-188, Rockford-179, Montevideo-138, Osakis-123, Rocori-89, SC-M-81, Eden Valley-Watkins-58, Ortonville-39

SC-M Results
106-Kolten Kuhlmann: 1st Round (R1): won by pin 3:17. Quarterfinals (QF): fell at 1:02. Wrestlebacks (WB) 1 fell at 2:20.
113-Junior Perez: R1 won 18-7. QF fell at 0:34. WB1 Bye. WB2: fell at 1:33.
120-Will Funk: QF won 4-3. Semi-finals (SF) fell at 1:40.  Third Place (3P) fell 4-2.
138-Cory Messer: QF won 4-3. SF fell injury default. 3P won 7-4.
152-Tom Latzka: QF won by pin at 3:28. SF fell 15-7. 3P fell 11-6.
160-Dalton Reinke: R1 fell 7-2. WB1 fell at 0:57.
182-Roosevelt Austin: QF won by pin at 0:27. SF won 18-5, Championship won 3-1 (OT).
220-Arturo Stefanoni: R1 bye. QF won 2:25. SF fell 1:50  3P fell 1:36.
HWT-Antonio Barerra: R1 bye, QF fell 5-3, WB1-Bye, WB2-Bye 5P fell 1:22.
126, 132, 145, 170, 195-No wrestlers from SC-M

Led by 15 points from Annie Herkenhoff and 12 from Shelby Uphoff, the Lady Dutchmen opened the basketball season with a 48-41 win at St. Cloud. Melrose had 24-12 halftime lead.