New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva girls fast pitch softball team is off to a stellar 5-0 start on the season, heading into a home game with Waterville-Elysian-Morristown on Monday, April 26 at 4:30 pm in New Richland. The Buccaneers opened the season 3-0, but have battled through some injuries and have dropped their last two.

Regarding a recent win, Panthers coach Wendy Schultz summed up the start of the season, "Quite a bit of hitting and we played pretty good defense. We did not have any errors. That's always nice to see."

"(This) week we have a couple of big games. Monday we play Waterville, obviously they are a tough team and doing very well. Tuesday we have a makeup against Blue Earth Area...We play Blooming Prairie on Thursday." All three games are at home for NRHEG.

NRHEG results:

  • Win 5-4 vs Bethlehem Academy
  • Win 8-0 vs Hayfield
  • W 9-0 vs Maple River
  • W 8-3 vs Medford
  • W 17-2 vs Waseca

WEM results:

  • Win 17-1 vs Blooming Prairie
  • Win 11-1 vs Medford
  • Win 9-1 vs Bethlehem Academy
  • Loss 15-10 vs Visitation
  • Loss 6-5 vs Randolph, 9 innings

In other softball games Monday, Medford hosts United South Central, Blooming Prairie goes to Maple River and Triton is at Kingsland.

Baseball action includes Medford at United South Central at Wells and NRHEG at WEM.

Owatonna girls lacrosse plays at Rochester Century at 7:15 pm with coverage on Kat Kountry 105 FM and the Kat Kountry 105 app. OHS boys lacrosse hosts Century at 7:30. Girls golf is at Faribault. The boys go to Red Wing. Huskies boys tennis plays a makeup at Rosemount.

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