Twins Win, Wild Shut Out – Sunday Sports Blast
The Minnesota Twins and Granite City Lumberjacks both won their Saturday matchups, while the Wild suffered a shutout loss to Colorado, and the action continues in the prep basketball and hockey postseasons. Here's a look at all things sports for your Sunday:
- The Minnesota Twins edged out the Tampa Bay Rays 2-1 in another spring training game. Keon Broxton and Mitch Garver each ran one in for the Twins and Kenta Maeda threw for six strikeouts, four hits, and one run in just over five innings. The Twins' preseason record now stands at 7-10 and they will face the Baltimore Orioles on Sunday at 12:05 p.m.
- The Minnesota Wild suffered their second-consecutive loss to the Colorado Avalanche, getting shut out 6-0. Colorado had six different players score and outshot Minnesota 42-31. Wild goalkeeper Kaapo Kähkönen made 36 saves. The Wild will look to get back on their feet after falling to 18-10-1 when they return home to face the Ducks. Pre-game coverage starts Monday at 6:45 p.m. on AM 1240 and 95.3 FM WJON.
- The Granite City Lumberjacks got back in the win column after a two-game slump, beating the North Iowa Bulls 4-3. Carson Simon netted two for Granite City, and Hanson O'Leary and Tucker Skime each added one. Bailey Huber made 33 saves and allowed three goals in the win. The Lumberjacks improve to 24-10 and will travel to New Ulm to face the Steel on Sunday at 3:00 p.m.
- The MSHSL winter sports postseason picture is coming into sharper view as boys and girls basketball and hockey teams continue sectionals. Check out the full list of scores below:
Class A - Section 5:
Barnum 73, St. John's Prep 34
Class AA - Section 3:
Redwood Valley 74, Paynesville 64
Class AA - Section 6:
Albany 58, Eden Valley-Watkins 57
Sauk Centre 53, Mora 50
Annandale 67, Osakis 63
Class A - Section 3:
Hutchinson 6, Willmar 2
Class A - Section 5:
Northern Lakes 7, Pine City 1
Monticello 3, Chisago Lakes 2
Class A - Section 6:
River Lakes 3, Willmar 2
Class AA - Section 8:
Alexandria 2, Roseau 1