The three Review-area boys tennis teams opened up the post-season last week but, unfortunately, their playoff runs were short-lived. All three fell in the first round of the Section 4AA team tournament on May 17.
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. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
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.
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. (Linda Baumeister/Review)
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.
Each year, more than 40 female high school seniors are honored at the St. Paul Area Athena Awards banquet. The recipients were honored for their athletic achievements and the banquet was held on April 20.
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.
The University of Minnesota women’s hockey program said goodbye to five seniors who played their final collegiate games at the NCAA Division I women’s Frozen Four. One of those five was former Hill-Murray standout Hannah Brandt.