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Rubin to box in national tourney

Brainerd’s Nate Rubin will be one of three boxers from Region 4 who will compete in the national Golden Gloves tournament Monday through Saturday in Indianapolis.

Rubin (132 pounds) was an Upper Midwest champion, along with Kevin Harper of Wadena (114) and Glen Sommars of White Earth (heavyweight).

Lyscio wins hammer throw

DULUTH — Brainerd High School graduate Tom Lyscio won the hammer throw as the St. Scholastica men's track and field team competed in the North Country Invite hosted by the University of Minnesota-Duluth last weekend.

Lyscio won with a distance of 168-7, defeating the rest of the field by nearly three meters. 

The Saints’ 4x100-meter relay, which includes BHS graduate Joe Ohlin, was third at 43.82.

In the women’s meet, the 4x100-meter relay team, which includes Pillager High School graduate Katlin Krause, placed second with a time of 50.06. 

Cardinals ranked in golf

The Staples-Motley boys golf team is ranked eighth in all three classes combined by the Minnesota State High School Golf Coaches Association in its ratings for the week ending April 23.

The Cardinals’ Emily Israelson is ranked seventh in 1A and 2A combined in the girls division.

Freshmen softball sweeps

The Brainerd freshmen softball team swept Alexandria in a doubleheader Thursday. 

In a 9-4 win, Bailey O'Hotto was 3-for-3, Sara Dick was 2-2, Courtney O'Hotto scored two runs, Maria West had three RBIs and Lizzy Ruger was singled out for her defense. 

In a 9-5 win, Maddi Franz struck out eight and picked up the win. Gretchen Gramer scored three runs and had two hits. Madi Pike, Jenny Hendrickson, Ashley Olson, Maddi Eggum, Nicole Anderson, and Karlie Dwire all scored runs.