Golf: Minnewaska girls win 3AA-Northeast golf title, boys second
The Laker girls swept the top four spot to easily win the Section 3AA-Northeast girls’ golf meet Thursday at Benson, sending the team to the section finals Friday in Willmar.
Alexis Guggisberg earned medalist honors with a 2-over-par 74 to lead Minnewaska, followed by Brianna Janu with a 75, Jenna Janu at 83 and Ellen Stensrud at 85.
GIRLS’ GOLF MEET
TEAM SCORES – 1. Minnewaska 317, 2. New London-Spicer 352, 3. Paynesville 428, 4. Yellow Medicine East 450.
MEDALIST – Alexis Guggisberg, Minnewaska, 74.
MINNEWASKA RESULTS – Alexis Guggisberg 74, Brianna Janu 75, Jenna Janu 83, Ellen Stensrud 85, Ashlyn Guggisberg 92, Ariel Ostrander 120.
Minnewaska’s boys’ golf team came in second, missing the opportunity to advance to the section meet in Willmar Friday, but will be sending four of its five players on.
New London-Spicer won the team title with a 310, while Minnewaska was second with a 340.
Dylan Buckingham carded a round of 81 to lead the Lakers, followed by Brett Buckingham with an 85, Derek Burd at 86 and Esten Stensrud at 88.
Joey Dreier of New London-Spicer was the medalist with a 1-under-par 71.
BOYS’ GOLF MEET
TEAM SCORES – 1. New London-Spicer 310, 2. Minnewaska 340, 3. Yellow Medicine East 372, 4. Paynesville 393.
MEDALIST – Joey Dreier, NLS, 71.
MINNEWASKA RESULTS – Dylan Buckingham 81, Brett Buckingham, 85, Derek Burd 86, Esten Stensrud 88, Joey Buysse 90, Riley Hurst 89.