Congratulations are in order in celebration of the highest honor for these teams and individuals that experienced State Tournament action this spring.
TRACK & FIELD
On Saturday, June 10 Sidney Manske ’18 experienced her first Track & Field State Tournament by qualifying for the Pole Vault competition@ Hamline University, St. Paul, MN. Her qualifying vault of 9′ 10″ broke both her personal record and the long standing school record. At the state tournament the jumps increased by 3″. Sidney easily cleared the first two vaults of 8′ 6″ and 9′ 0″ in a single leap, cleared the third height of 9′ 6″ in two leaps and was halted at the 10′ mark. She placed 12th overall and witnessed the Class A champion set a new record of 12′ 6″. Sidney is excited to enter her senior year with the goal of returning to the State Tournament in 2018.
See all the Class A Final Results.
CLAY TARGET: TRAP SHOOTING
On Tuesday, June 13, the Legacy Clay Target Team competed in the 2017 Minnesota State
High School Trap Shooting Championship in Alexandria, MN. All 21 LCA team members participated in the shoot on novice, junior varsity, and varsity squads. They were cheered on by their coaches and families. It was estimated that over 6,500 students from all over Minnesota would compete over the 10-day competition. At the State Championship Awards Ceremony, two Legacy team members accepted awards for their season performance in our conference: Jack Olson ’20, 2nd place and Devin Delich ’20, 3rd place. LCA also had 7 shooters complete the season in the top 25 spots in our conference. They are looking forward to Spring 2018!
Learn more about the 2017 Minnesota State High School Trap Shooting Championship.
On Tuesday, June 13 and Wednesday, June 14, juniors Sophie Gray and Jadyn Nelson competed in the Girls Golf State Tournament at Pebble Creek Golf Course in Becker, MN. The state tournament has become routine for these two golfers as they have both competed on this stage multiple times before. Gray found herself on the podium after the 2-day tournament scoring 160, earning her a share of 2nd place in Class A. Both girls received All-State honors at the Girls Golf State Tournament Banquet.
See all the Class A final results.
On Thursday, June 15 at the Mini Met in Jordan, MN, the Legacy Lions Baseball Team began their run in the State Tournament with the goal of making it to the big show at Target Field. The Lions faced the Timberwolves of Ely in the state quarterfinals. The Lions trailed the Timberwolves after the top of the 4th, but in the bottom of the 4th Legacy took control. Legacy defeated Ely by a final score of 9-4.
On Friday, June 16 Legacy headed into semifinal action taking on Wabasha-Kellogg. Both teams led at various points during the ballgame. The Lions took the final lead in the top of 7th inning scoring 2 runs. Legacy slammed the door in the bottom of the 7th giving the Lions a 7-5 victory and a trip to their first state championship game!
The Lions traveled to Target Field in Minneapolis, MN on Monday, June 19 to take on the Parkers Prairie Panthers in the Class A State Championship game! Lifelong memories were made at the ballpark that day despite the Lions 3-6 loss to the Panthers. Impressions were made following the game when Legacy ball players asked to pray with their opponents around home plate. Their 2nd place finish in Class A was a program record for the Legacy Lions.
Seniors Josh Peterson, Nils Anderson, and Ethan Mocchi were named to the Class A All-Tournament Team and seniors Josh Peterson, Ethan Mocchi, and Lucas Nelson were named All-State for the 2017 season as well.
See all the Class A state tournament box scores.
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