E-LB track results from Alcester-Hudson meet

May 16, 2019

Brooklyn N. State qual
Brooklyn Nielsen jumped her personal best of 15.9 qualifying for state competition. Congratulations, Brooklyn!

By Shelly Finzen
lbvjeditor@gmail.com

On Tuesday, May 7 the Elkton-Lake Benton track team travelled to the Al­cester-Husdon High School to compete in a meet. The results of the meet follow.
Girls division:
100 Meter Dash – Brook­lyn Nielsen 13.34 (3rd place), Trinity Stein 13.49 (4th place) and Daisha Warren 15.03…
Boys division:
100 Meter Dash – Ryan Smallfield 11.73 (2nd place), Danial Nelson 12.44, Aiden Erickson 12.9, Jack Hemmen 13.07 and Riddick Westley 13.38…

For the full story, read this week’s Lake Benton Valley Journal.

E-LB tracksters participate in DVC track meet May 2

May 16, 2019

By Shelly Finzen
lbvjeditor@gmail.com

The Elkton-Lake Ben­ton Jr. High track team traveled to the 2019 DVC track meet on Thursday, May 2. The results are listed below.
Girls division:
100 Meter Dash – Ella Croffut 15.90 and Au­tumn Tooley 16.27…
Boys division:
100 Meter Dash – Rid­dick Westley 13.81 (9th place), Quinten Poin­dexter 15.52, Caedmon Bressler 15.88 and Brax­ton Jones 16.77…

For the full story, read this week’s Lake Benton Valley Journal.

Wildcats fall short in the rain

May 16, 2019

Submitted by
Michael Tiedeman

The Buffalo Ridge Wild­cats fell to the Rebels in Watertown, South Dakota by a score of 41-18. After an interception returned to their 8-yard line, the Wildcats scored first in the rain but did not score again until the fourth quarter to get within a touchdown only to give up two late touchdowns.

For the full story, read this week’s Lake Benton Valley Journal.

Wildcats improve their record 2-0 defeating Crusaders

May 9, 2019

Submitted by
Mike Tiedeman

The Buffalo Ridge Wildcats improved their record to 2-0 by defeating last season’s league runners-up, the Sioux Empire Crusaders, by a score of 19-8. Last year the Crusaders defeated the Wildcats in both the games they played. This was a home game for the Wildcats, but for the first time in team history it was not played in Lake Benton. Due to poor field conditions, the Wildcats played their game on the campus of SMSU.

For the full story, read this week’s Lake Benton Valley Journal.

Wildcats start 2019 season with a win over Tri State Buffaloes

May 2, 2019

Submitted by
Mike Tiedeman

The Buffalo Ridge Wild­cats started their 2019 season with a win on the road as they defeated the Tri State Buffaloes by a score of 25-22 in Garret­son, South Dakota on Sat­urday. The Wildcats used a big first half to take a 22-0 lead at halftime and a field goal in the fourth quarter to be just enough for the road victory.

For the full story, read this week’s Lake Benton Valley Journal.

E-LB tracksters place well at Estelline-Hendricks

May 2, 2019

By Shelly Finzen
lbvjeditor@gmail.com

On Tuesday, April 23, the Elkton-Lake Benton track teams traveled to Estelline, South Dakota for the Estelline Alumni Invi­tational. Below are the re­sults of the meet. Students placing in the top 20 are indicated.
Girls division:
100 Meter Dash – Dallas Lytle 14.34 and Zoey Greer 14.76…
Boys division:
100 Meter Dash – Ryan Smallfield placed 18th with a time of 11.96, Jack Hemmen 13.15…

For the full story, read this week’s Lake Benton Valley Journal.

Many junior track stars place in top 10 at home meet

May 2, 2019

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Kayla Goertz in the 400 Meter Relay.

By Shelly Finzen
lbvjeditor@gmail.com

Elkton-Lake Benton Ju­nior High hosted a track meet on Thursday, April 25. Several schools, includ­ing Estelline-Hendricks and RTR, participated in the meet. Here are the re­sults for the E-LB junior high team members. Those placing in the top 10 of the event are indicated.
Girls division:
100 Meter Dash – Zoey Greer 15.10, Aubree Bales 15.63, Ella Croffut 16.31, and Autumn Tooley 16.78…
Boys division:
100 Meter Dash – Rid­dick Westley placed sec­ond with a time of 13.45 and Caedmon Bressler 15.46…

For the full story, read this week’s Lake Benton Valley Journal.

Fruechte competed at the state Peewee wrestling tournament

April 26, 2019

Fruechte Wrestling
Third grader Lane Fruechte, fourth from left, qualified for the state wrestling tournament. He is pictured with his second place regional trophy.

By Shelly Finzen
lbvjeditor@gmail.com

Lake Benton third grad­er Lane Fruechte recently traveled to Rochester with seven other Little Arrow wrestlers to compete in the state wrestling tour­nament for Peewee Wres­tling. Lane competed in the 72-pound division.
Lane wrestles with the Little Arrows Wresting Club in Pipestone…

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Wildcats season opens Saturday

April 26, 2019

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Submitted by
Mike Tiedeman

 

The Buffalo Ridge Wildcats are starting their 2019 season Saturday, April 27 in Garretson, South Dakota at 6 p.m. as they take on the Tri State Buffaloes.
This year’s Wildcats team will have a lot of new faces as players move away or retire…

For the full story, read this week’s Lake Benton Valley Journal.

Brace-Hopfinger track meet cut short by weather

April 18, 2019

By Shelly Finzen
lbvjeditor@gmail.com

The Elkton-Lake Ben­ton track teams travelled to Volga, South Dakota to participate in the Brace- Hopginger Relays on Tuesday, April 9. The meet was called off due to inclement weather, according to E-LB coach Virginia Gebhart. Here are the reported results of the meet.
In the girls’ division:
100 Meter Dash— Au­brey Wirth 14.76, Au­tumn Tooley 15.99, and Ella Crofutt 16.27;100 Meter Hurdles— Rachael Krog 20.72, Tristan Basham 22.83, and Kayla Goertz 21.35…
In the boys’ division:
100 Meter Dash—Ry­an Smallfield 12.27; 110 Meter Hurdles— Isaac Jaacks 17.97, plac­ing fourth in the meet…

For the full story, read this week’s Lake Benton Valley Journal.