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01
Mar

MAML makes run for state


Devon Lyons fights for position in front of Princeton’s goalie which resulted in a goal after the Moose attack. The Moose won 6-1. (Photos by Charlene Wurm)

No. 12 Devon Lyons was in the assist when the Moose scored a goal. The Moose went on to defeat the Moose Lake Area Rebels 10-1 in the playoff game, Thursday, February 23rd.

The Monticello-Annandale-Maple Lake boys hockey team dominated Moose Lake Area 10-0 and downed Princeton 6-1 to get into the Section 5A hockey championship game, Friday, March 3, in Elk River.
The Moose came out strong against Moose Lake, Thursday, Feb. 23, in the first game of the section tournament. MAML scored three goals in the first period against the No. 9 seed, Moose Lake, and never looked back.
Chiodo scored two goals in the first six and a half minutes of the game with assists by Devon Lyons, a junior at Maple Lake, and Ben Ingersoll.

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Wed
01
Mar

Girls hoops end season with losses


Mollie Scheiber, No. 22, trys to keep her feet inbounds as she passes to Kaleigh Beehler during a Thursday, Feb. 23, home game against Kimball. (Photos by Brenda Erdahl)

Mollie Scheiber, left, and junior guard Callie Maki put some defensive pressure on a Kimball Cub. Despite a valiant effort, the Irish fell 54-41 to the Cubs in the final regular season game.

The Maple Lake girls basketball team ended its regular season with two losses last week, and will go into playoffs, Thursday, March 2, as the No. 8 seed.
The Irish traveled to Paynesville on Tuesday, March 21, to take on the Central Minnesota Conference Bulldogs and lost 48-34.
On Thursday, Feb. 23, Maple Lake hosted Kimball and fell 54-41 to the tall Cubs who claimed the top spot in CMC standings this season.

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Wed
01
Mar

Lakers edge Irish in boys basketball action

The Maple Lake boys basketball team narrowly lost a hard-fought match-up against the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted Lakers while on the road, Friday, Feb. 24.
The Irish got off to a strong start, leading by as much as 11 points against the Central Minnesota Conference foe. The Lakers started to close the gap, tying the game 18-18 with about six minutes left in the half.
By the break, HL-W-W had pulled ahead by nine points, 35-26.

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Wed
22
Feb

Irish down Johnnies, fall to B-B-E in overtime


Morgan Scheiber fights for the rebound. She had five points, four rebounds and three assists against the B-B-E Jaguars.

The Maple Lake girls basketball team defeated St. John's Prep, Tuesday, Feb. 14, on the road, then fell to Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa on Thursday, Feb. 16, at home.
Despite the loss of statistical leader Linsey Rachel, and shooting woes, the Irish managed to down the Johnnies 47-25 with the help of some full-court pressure.
It was a slow start to the non-conference, non-section showdown on both ends of the floor for the Irish. Maple Lake trailed two different times in the first half, 2-6, and again at 7-11 against the 0-13 Johnnies.

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Wed
22
Feb

Boys suffer losses at home


Maple Lake’s Cole Trager charges the basket during a Friday, Feb. 17, home game against Holdingford. The Irish lost 67-51. (Photos by Brenda Erdahl)

The The Maple Lake boys basketball team suffered two losses last week.
On Tuesday, Feb. 14, the Irish fell 65-43 to Eden Valley-Watkins, then on Friday, Feb. 17, the team lost 67-51 to Holdingford. Both games were at home.
The Irish came out ready to play against the Eagles, Tuesday. By the break, the teams were tied 28-28.
Maple Lake ball-handlers struggled to get their shots to fall in the second half and started to fall behind.
EV-W outscored the home team 37-15 that half.
Ben Goelz led scoring with 15 points. He also contributed five rebounds.
Mitch Hoistad contributed 10 points and Joe Stokman had nine points.

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Wed
22
Feb

Wrestlers edged out of state meet berth


Above, Hunter Manka is on his way to winning an 8-4 decision over Big Lake’s Sam Wennblom at 138 pounds, at the Section 6AA tournament in Foley, Saturday, Feb. 18. (Photos by Mary Christen )

The Lightning wrestlers competed in the Section 6AA wrestling tournament for the chance at a berth in the state tournament. The Lightning won the quarter-final match, but lost in the semi-finals, Saturday, Feb. 18, in Foley.
In the quarter-finals, ANML faced the Big Lake Hornets. The higher-seeded Lightning squeaked past by the slimmest of margins. The dual ended in a tie, but the Lightning won the tie-breaker.

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Wed
22
Feb

Irish gymnasts’ season ends

The Maple Lake gymnastics team ended its season, Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Section 6A meet in Willmar and didn't send anybody to state for the first time in several years.
As a team, the Irish finished sixth out of nine teams with 128.075 points; Melrose won with 149.175 points, and Willmar was second with 145.85 points.
“We are in one of the toughest sections in the state and that can be very intimidating to the gymnasts,” Irish Head Coach Kaitlyn Helmbrecht said.

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Wed
22
Feb

Moose secure top playoff seed

The Monticello-Annandale-Maple Lake boys hockey team tacked one more win to its schedule, early last week, then dropped a match-up against St. Cloud Cathedral on Thursday, Feb. 16, to end its regular season.
On Tuesday, Feb. 14, the Moose traveled to Little Falls where MAML defeated the Flyers 3-2 in overtime.
After a scoreless first period, the Moose jumped to a two-goal lead early in the second period off goals by Tanner Mros, assisted by Maple Lake junior Devon Lyons, and Jaden Jarmuzek, assisted by Mros.

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Wed
15
Feb

Wrestlers down Milaca, fall to Cambridge, Elk River


Above, Annandale-Maple Lake Lightning wrestler Adam Neumann battles his Elk River opponent at 145 pounds, Thursday, Feb. 9, during a dual at Annandale Middle School. (Photos by Mary Christen)

The Annandale-Maple Lake wrestling team came out firing against Milaca and were up early for a change, Friday, Feb. 10, at the Milaca Triangular.
Zach Schmidt got a quick pin for the Lightning at 106 pounds and Zach Pribyl bumped up against a heavier kid and didn't give up a pin at 113.
Jack Klug won by forfeit, but the marquee match of the night was when ANML’s No. 5-in-state-ranked Quinn Youngs took on Milaca’s No. 7-in-state-ranked Jon Hall. Youngs came away with a decisive 9-3 win, and the Lightning rolled from there, wrestling very well despite still missing Nate Carlson and Joe Driscoll, coach Ben Youngs said.

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Wed
15
Feb

Gymnasts finish third in conference


Above, Shauni Johnson performs on the beam during the Saturday, Feb. 11, Granite Ridge Conference Tournament, hosted by Maple Lake High School.

The Maple Lake gymnastics team finished third among a strong field of athletes, Saturday, Feb. 11, at home at the Granite Ridge Conference tournament.
The third-place finish also secured the Irish third in final conference standings.
Becker won the meet with 144.875 points, which also clinched the conference title for them.
Rush City-Pine City-Hinckley-Finlayson finished second with 137.225 points at the meet and Maple Lake earned 128.275 points.

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