MANDAN'S ARENZ TOSSES PERFECT GAME
Mandan’s Evan Arenz threw a five inning perfect game on Tuesday at Haaland Field in Bismarck.
Arenz, a senior right-hander, retired all 15 batters he faced in the Braves’ 10-0 win over Watford City.
Arenz struck out nine batters, including the side in the top of the first inning.
The Braves (11-7 West Region, 15-7 overall) completed the sweep of the Wolves 20-4 in the nightcap.
Mandan faces Century on Thursday at Bismarck Municipal Ballpark in a non-conference doubleheader.
MARAUDERS SEND 11 TO NATIONALS
The University of Mary track and field team will be well represented at nationals.
Eleven Marauders will compete at the NCAA Division II national outdoor meet May 23-25 in Kingsville, Texas.
Ida Narbuvoll and Julia Hammerschmidt will compete in two events each.
Narbuvoll, a junior from Norway, will run in the 5,000- and 10,000-meter runs. She is the reigning Northern Sun champion in both.
Hammerschmidt, a senior from Germany, is qualified in 100-meter hurdles and 1,600 relay. Rounding out the relay quartet is Abbey Zastrow, Nicolyn Brown and Monique McPherson.
Other members of the U-Mary women’s team qualified include senior Jaiden Schuette (3,000 steeplechase) and sophomore D’Andra Morris, who enters ranked sixth in the triple jump.
Senior Luxon Glor, coming off a three-title performance at the NSIC championships, is entered in the 100-meter dash.
Senior Josh Lamers, the defending national runner-up in the 110-meter hurdles, is qualified again.
Derek Myers, a senior, makes his nationals debut in the 10,000.
Also competing for the U-Mary men is Shenley Allen in the high jump. Allen earned All-American honors in the event at indoor nationals.
ABERDEEN CLAIMS NAHL CROWN
The Aberdeen Wings defeated the Fairbanks Ice Dogs 2-1 in the Robertson Cup championship game on Tuesday night in Blaine, Minn.
Joe Strada broke a 1-all tie with a power play goal in the second period to put the Wings ahead, 2-1. John Sladic scored the first goal for Aberdeen coming in the opening period.
Matt Vernon stopped 27 of 28 shots for the NAHL-champion Wings.
Fairbanks held a 28-22 advantage on shots. Parker Brown scored for the Ice Dogs.