Sarah Burnham, Olivia Herrick and Leigh Klasse cruised to 6-and-5 opening-round victories Friday at the Minnesota Women's Public Golf Association Match Play Championship at Bunker Hills. Defending champion Burnham, of Rush Creek, defeated Lynn Anderson. Herrick, a two-time champion, beat Brenda Williams. Klasse topped Kathryn Huff. All three, plus Amanda Bigger, advanced to the semifinals.
•Willie Argo's RBI single in the first inning lifted the host Saints to a 3-1 victory over the Sioux Falls Canaries.