Aaron Severson struck out six batters in a complete game victory as Columbia Heights opened Class 2A Section 4 baseball tournament play with a win May 23.

Severson threw 15 first-pitch strikes and limited St. Agnes to four hits in the 8-1 win. The Hylanders jumped out to a 3-1 lead in the first inning and extended it to 7-1 in the third. The Hylanders tacked on an insurance run in the fifth inning.

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Columbia Heights’ Connor Hogg and company entered the week looking for a big splash in section tournament play. The Hylander opened the tournament last week with a win over St. Agnes.

Josh Deel drove in three runs on two hits, and Spencer Alvarez also had three RBI.

Knights finish 11-2

Irondale wrapped up its boys lacrosse regular season with a 15-5 win over Osseo-Park Center May 24.

Ryan Solz scored three goals and assisted on two for the Knights (11-2). Matt Brooks and Kevin Kvaal also netted hat tricks. Kvaal also assisted on a goal.

Parker Freiberg posted two goals and an assist, and Joe Frischman scored twice. Quinton Peterson also had a goal. Anthony Rothen and Connor Kvaal had an assist apiece.

Knights goalie Chase Kvaal stopped 12 shots for the win.

Eagles lose finales

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Irondale’s Nora Frahm looks to make a play in a girls lacrosse game earlier in the spring. The Knights finish the regular season with a winless record last week in a 16-0 loss to Maple Grove.

Totino-Grace lost its girls lacrosse regular season finale 23-5 against Andover May 23. The Eagles also lost to Centennial earlier in the week, 18-5, on May 22.

The Eagles boys lacrosse team also lost its final regular season games May 22-23. The Eagles fell to Centennial 15-2 May 22 and Andover 14-5 May 23.

Hylanders fall to Orioles

Columbia Heights didn’t have enough answers for St. Louis Park in its girls lacrosse regular season finale May 17 in a 16-4 defeat.

Aurora Wigley netted a hat trick and an assist for the Hylanders. Jessica Zhagnay also scored a goal. Kate Rockwell assisted on a goal.

Imani Haggins took the loss in goal for the Hylanders.

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