Sports Notebook for April 16Woodbury girls golfers win at Lake City; New Life baseball tops First Baptist.
Several teams were in action on Thursday afternoon, with the New Life Academy baseball team and Woodbury girls golf squad earning victories south of the metro.
WHS Girls Golf
Chelsey Larson took medalist honors with an 18-hole round of 70 as the Royals girls won the four-team Lake City Invite at the Jewel G.C. with a team score of 329. Woodbury topped second-place Red Wing by five strokes for the victory.
New Life improved to 2-1 overall with a 12-1 win over First Baptist in Rosemount.
The Eagles scored all their runs over the first four innings of the abbreviated five-frame contest before the hosts managed a lone tally in their final at-bat.
Pitcher John Horner threw three innings for the victory before reliever Kory Kiekhofer logged two innings of relief to close out matters for the visitors.
Horner also went 3-for-4 at the plate with three runs scored, while Eric Jacobs went 2-for-3 with two runs scored in the contest.
The Math and Science Academy baseball team fell, 9-8, to St. Paul Harding in its first loss of the season.
Dragons player Karl Grant went 2-for-3 in the loss that dropped MSA to 2-1 on the year.
The New Life Academy boys golf team finished seventh in a Minnesota Christian Athletic Association matchup at Prestwick G.C. Individual statistics were not available.
Results and statistics for the invitational track and field meet at Henry Sibley High School that involved squads from both East Ridge and Woodbury were not made available.