Hill-Murray second baseman Austin Peterson tosses the ball to Max Faust (19) at first to end the 4th inning. The Pioneers won 4-2 at home May 3.
Hill-Murray’s baseball team played in the only Metro East Conference game of the day on May 5. The Pioneers, who visited Simley that day, needed a victory over the Spartans to keep pace with Mahtomedi in the conference standings.
Since losing to Hastings in the second week of the season, the North High School fastpitch softball team had been trying to keep pace with the Raiders in order to make their second meeting of the season worth something.
Jake Kubiatowicz entered the discus competition at the Hamline Elite Meet on April 29 as the top seed and went out and proved it. Kubiatowicz, a junior at North High School, won the event by nearly six feet.
Most high school track and field meets during the regular season don’t come with any qualification standards. If a team is scheduled to compete in a meet, the athletes can enter whichever events they choose.
Hill-Murray senior Iianna Onsomu slides in as Tartan senior Kristina Lodahl (18) gets the force out at second before relaying to first base. The Titans were up 7-1 before the soggy game was stopped in the third inning April 27.
All three Review area high school fastpitch softball teams found themselves in the upper half of the conference standings late last week. They were still looking up at one other team, however.
The Hill-Murray boys golf team enters the 2016 season as the defending Metro East Conference champion. The Pioneers return only two letter winners from last year’s squad so there are some unknowns this spring.