Boys' golf: Minnewaska is WCC champion
The Minnewaska boys' golf team laid claim to the combined West Central Conference championship, a combination of the past North and South conferences and includes 10 teams.
The Lakers were nine points ahead of second place Melrose in the final league standings.
Brett Buckingham, a freshman, was the conference's individual runner-up, just three strokes behind Melrose senior Wesly Dickhaus.
Laker eighth grader Esten Stensrud also earned All-conference honors.
WEST CENTRAL CONFERENCE BOYS' GOLF
FINAL TEAM STANDINGS
Minnewaska 80, Melrose 71, Benson/KMS 69, Yellow Medicine East 65, Morris/CA 49, Montevideo 42, Sauk Centre 39, BOLD 36, Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City 30, Paynesville 14.