Two more West Central Conference wins have virtually locked up the conference for the Minnewaska girls' golf team, which is ranked No. 2 in the state Class AA polls.
The Lakers won at Yellow Medicine East in a meet that began at noon with a 49-stroke victory over second place BOLD.
Jenna Janu's 1-under-par 35 paced the Lakers to the win, followed closely by a pair of 2-over-par 37s from Alexis Guggisberg and Ellen Stensrud.
Traveling to Olivia for a meet on BOLD's home course, the won by 26 over the host Warriors as Stensrud shot an even par 36 on the course.
After five meets, the Lakers have a total of 50 points, 11 ahead of both Paynesville and Sauk Centre.
Minnewaska was to have played in a meet at Red Wing yesterday, and will be at Melrose tomorrow, Thursday, at noon and at Sauk Centre at 4 p.m. They are slated to be at Hutchinson on Friday.
WEST CENTRAL CONFERENCE AT YME
TEAM SCORES - Minnewaska 149, BOLD 198, Sauk Centre 203, Paynesville 206, Benson/KMS 214, Morris/CA 224, Montevideo 229, Yellow Medicine East 231, Melrose 232, ACGC incomplete.
MEDALIST - Jenna Janu 35.
MINNEWASKA SCORES - Janu 35, Alexis Guggisberg 37, Ellen Stensrud 37, Ashlynn Guggisberg 40, Annika Pederson 52, Ariel Ostrander 53.
WEST CENTRAL CONFERENCE AT BOLD
TEAM SCORES - Minnewaska 161, BOLD 187, Sauk Centre 207, Paynesville 201, Morris/Ca 215, Benson/KMS 217, Yellow Medicine East 227, Montevideo 228, Melrose 232, ACGC incomplete.
MEDALIST - Ellen Stensrud, Min, 36.
MINNEWASKA SCORES - Stensrud 36, Alexis Guggisberg 40, Ashlynn Guggisberg 41, Jenna Janu 44, Ariel Ostrander 47, Annika Pederson 57.
STANDINGS AFTER 5 MEETS - Minnewaska 50, Paynesville and Sauk Centre 39, BOLD 37.