Owatonna beat Mayo 14-6 earlier this season, but was only up 1-0 after one quarter Monday night in Rochester. In fact Mayo pulled even at 1-1 early in the second quarter before the Huskies went on a 5-0 run to get control of the game on their way to a 10-6 win.
Monday turned into a busy day on the Owatonna High School sports calendar thanks to several makeup events. It was also a good day as the lacrosse teams swept a doubleheader at OHS and the softball and boys' tennis teams won shutouts.
Owatonna junior Jason Williamson earned the MVP award at Saturday's Lakeville North mega meet. He won three events and was third in another as the Huskies won the 13-team meet they added to their schedule to replace one of their canceled dates.
Long ball. Small ball. Owatonna baseball is off to a 5-0 start on the season with an offense they hope can carry them a long way this spring. All the time in the batting cage during the extended winter seems to be paying dividends.
Teams gleefully took the field Tuesday across southern Minnesota in what was the opener for many. NRHEG beat Blooming Prairie 12-3 in the Panthers season opener. Owatonna swept a doubleheader 11-3 and 8-3 to open their campaign. The Panthers and Huskies each had a home run as part of their offensive…
The Owatonna softball team finally got their season started Tuesday, dropping a pair of games to Mankato East at Caswell Park. A late-inning comeback fell just short 6-4 in the opener. OHS briefly held a lead in the second game until East hit a pair of home runs while winning 15-5 in six innings.