Bayside ChatteR: June 14
By: Steve Gow for the Lake County News-Chronicle, Lake County News Chronicle
Congratulations to Kyle Blood who took home the bronze at the state track & field meet. He finished third in the 800-meter run with a time of 1:57:63, besting the time that won him the section meet by over two seconds.
With the conclusion of the spring sports season in Silver Bay, it’s time to say goodbye to the seniors. Seniors who concluded their Mariner careers are Blood, Dexter Yoki and Mark Harris in boys track; Faith Frahm, Kari Smerud, Rosie Sauerborn and Yarrow Mead in girls track; Brock LeBlanc in baseball and Rebecca Dilley, Kaelyn Lenski,Jackie Larson and Nea Rapo in softball.
Champions crowned last weekend in softball were Elk River in AAA, New Ulm repeating in AA and Blooming Prairie in A. Hermantown took third in AA and Cherry won consolation honors in A. Stillwater won the AA boys’ title in track and Minnetonka, the girls’ title. In Boys A Foley came out on top and Milaca and Warroad tied for the girls’ title. Esko came in at No.13 in girls A track for the only top 20 finish by a local team. Blake defeated Breck 6-1 for the A boys tennis title and Wayzata bested Minnetonka 7-0 for the AA title.
Floodwood in Class A and Hermantown in AA, are the local entrants in the state baseball tournament. Eastview, Holy Family and St. Agnes are the defending champions, with only St. Agnes back to defend its title.