Friday (6-29) Local digest

Rally for the Cure results
60 women participated in the Annual Country Club tournament with funds donated to the Susan G. Komen fund for breast cancer research.
1st flight — 1st Diane Hochhalter and Elizabeth Kruger; 2nd—Annette Beattie and Theresa Haag; 3rd— Lori Justessen and Amber Olson
2nd flight—  1st Jackie Haas and Wanda Schwab; 2nd Heather Rickford and Tallie Ingstad; 3rd—Erin Metcalf and Nicole  Swenson
3rd Flight— 1st Jan Olafson and Sheryl Hanson; 2nd Nancy King and Cindy Hovland; 3rd  Ruth Nathan and Barb Young
4th Flight— 1st Lynn Gustafson and Jody Schnaidt; 2nd Arlys Netland and Otie Fagerstrom; 3rd Sarah Lerud and Jen Peterson
 Special awards went to Teresa Haag and Diane Hochhalter for closest to the pin,   Sarah Lerud for longest putt, Heather Rickford for longest drive, Barb Young for closest to the line, and Sheirra Undem for shortest drive. Gigi Goven won the quilt which was raffled.  It was donated by Mary Etta Moore. Many thanks to all the businesses and individuals who donated in any way.
-Arlys Netland

Leevers Classic bracket
The Valley City Post 60 American Legion baseball team will be hosting the annual Leevers Classic tournament this weekend at Charlie Brown Memorial Field. Games start today and wrap up Sunday.

First round
G1- LaMoure vs. Washburn, 5 p.m.
G3- Kindred vs. Fargo Metro, 9 a.m.
G2- Thompson vs. Enderlin, 11 a.m.
G4- Valley City vs. Grafton, 7 p.m.

G1 loser vs. G3 loser, 1 p.m.
G2 loser vs. G4 loser, 3 p.m.
G1 winner vs. G3 winner, 5 p.m.
G2 winner vs. G4 winner, 7 p.m.

Seventh place, 10 a.m.
Fifth place, noon
Third place, 2 p.m.
Championship, 4 p.m.

Post 60 game postponed
The Valley City Post 60 American Legion baseball team’s road game at Lidgerwood Thursday was postponed.
The rescheduled game will be played alongside the teams’ June 6 game in Valley City, which will now be a sectional double-header starting at 5:30 p.m.

Minn. Vikings’ QB to sign autographs in Fargo
Minnesota Vikings’ quarterback Christian Ponder will be signing autographs in Fargo next month.
Ponder will be appearing at the Scheels sporting goods store at 5 p.m. July 12. Autographs are guaranteed for the first 500 fans. There is a one item per person limit.
VC Babe Ruth loses home games to Jamestown
The Valley City Babe Ruth baseball team lost to Jamestown in two close home games Wednesday at Charlie Brown Memorial Field. Valley City lost 6-5 in game one and dropped the second 6-3. 
In the first game, VC led 1-0 after three innings then ran into some control problems and made several costly errors that allowed Jamestown to score six unanswered runs over the next two innings and go up 6-1. VC had a late rally but fell 6-5.
Jordan Magnuson had a strong start on the mound for VC but struggled with his control late in the game He allowed all six runs, but only three were earned. Jesse Johnson pitched in relief. Ben Baasch led Valley City with a 3-4 performance at the plate. Nate Rodriguez went 2-4 with three runs batted in.
Jacob Miller started the second game and had a performance that would have won most games. Jamestown came up with timely that were just out of reach of VC players that led to the outcome.
Miller pitched all five innings and gave up six runs, four earned, on eight hits. Valley City was limited to three total hits in the game. Rodriguez, Lucas Jury and Jonah Wolla each had one.
“Jacob pitched great. Good enough to earn a win,” coach Lance Lukes said. “It was just two or three plays that changed the outcome of this game.”
Valley City will host Lisbon Monday at Charlie Brown Memorial Field in a double header starting at 5 p.m.