Eden Prairie • lacrosse
In three victories last week, the senior midfielder and team captain scored 17 goals, added four assists, had 25 draw controls and picked up 13 ground balls.
But for Rogge, it was about more than just another terrific week. She was honored as Eden Prairie’s Athena Award winner, recognition for a high school athletic career that ranks among one of the greatest in school history.
Rogge has been a three-sport captain (soccer, hockey and lacrosse), won a state championship in hockey and two more in lacrosse, was a Ms. Hockey finalist this year and will play hockey at Minnesota Duluth. She has been named All-Lake Conference five times, All-State three, and no doubt will add to those totals when the lacrosse season is finished.
“When people say, ‘Don’t blink, it goes by so fast,’ you think it sounds so cliché, but it has gone by super-duper fast,” Rogge said. “I’m eternally grateful to have made so many lifelong friends across multiple sports. I hope I’m remembered for always leaving it out there for my teammates and always having a positive attitude. I hope that inspires little kids to keep playing sports.”
Shakopee • softball
The eighth-grade catcher was a tough out for the Sabers last week. She went 2-for-3 in a 4-1 victory over Lakeville North. She had two hits, including a double, in a 1-0 nine-inning loss to Burnsville, and was 4-for-4 and drove in five runs in a 13-6 slugfest victory over Eden Prairie.
Minnehaha Academy • baseball
The senior pitcher/outfielder hit .500 (7-for-14) with three doubles, four runs scored and five RBI, including a walk-off two-run double in the eighth inning to defeat St. Paul Academy. He also pitched the final two innings to pick up the victory. The Redhawks went 3-0, winning their third consecutive IMAC championship.
Centennial • softball
The Cougars went 4-1 last week, winning two of three games at the Lakeville North Panther Classic. Montero, a sophomore first baseman/pitcher, went 8-for-18 with four home runs and 13 RBI. She also pitched 10 innings, giving up only two earned runs.
Stillwater • baseball
The senior collected seven hits in nine at-bats (.778 batting average) and drove in six runs in three games. The highlight was a walk-off three-run homer in the seventh inning to defeat Cretin-Derham Hall 5-2. Murr will play baseball at the University of Dubuque.
Tri-City United • softball
The sophomore pitcher/infielder was a force at the plate and on the rubber for the Titans. In a four-game stretch Thursday through Saturday, Novak was 11-for-14 with three doubles, a triple, two home runs and five RBI. She pitched a five-inning no-hitter in a victory over Maple River.
Tartan • baseball
The senior lefthanded pitcher picked up three wins in a six-day stretch for the Titans, helping to extend their winning streak to seven victories in a row. He blanked Henry Sibley on April 29 and earned victories in relief over St. Thomas Academy and North St. Paul.
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