Windy conditions might have made judging fly balls a challenge, but it did not stop the spring sports season from opening for some local teams on Thursday.

High school scores from Thursday, April 2

Baseball

Blooming Prairie 5, Faribault Academies 1

Medford 2, Maple River 1

Faribault 4, North Branch 3 (Falcons scored winning run in bottom of 7th.)

Kasson-Mantorville 6, Kenyon-Wanamingo 2

Pine Island 3, Byron 0 (coach Craig Anderson's 500th career victory)

Lake City 4, Goodhue 3

Softball

Faribault Academies 16, Blooming Prairie 14

Track and field

Waseca meet, girls results:

Waseca (first place), New Ulm (second), NRHEG (third), JWP (fourth)

First-place finishers for NRHEG:

Hailey Schuller, 100 hurdles and 300 hurdles

Maddie Wagner, high jump

4 x 200, Schuller, Erin VanWilgen, Wagner and Marnie Wagner