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Minnewaska girls win West Central South golf title

Contributed photo The Minnewaska girls' golf team won the West Central South Conference team title recently, sweeping all conference meets for its 55th straight team victory. Members of the team include (left to right) coach Peggy Falk, Brianna Janu, Sam Falk, Emily Roering, Sarah Roering, Allie Ostrander and Alexis Guggsiberg.

Emily Roering's 4-under-par 32, a career record for the Laker senior, led the Minnewaska girls' golf team a 41-stroke victory Thursday at Montevideo and a clean sweep of all West Central South Conference meets this season.

It was the 55th straight meet victory for the Lakers, who also had junior Sarah Roering shoot a 1-under-par 35.

In all, Minnewaska had four of the top five golfers at The Crossing Golf Club, and five of the top seven.

The Lakers finished as conference champions with 81 points, 13 points ahead of second place Benson-KMS.

E. Roering was the conference medalist for the year with a 36.0 average, while S. Roering was second with a 73.5.

Laker Allie Ostrander was third with a 39.25 average, Brianna Janu fourth with a 42.13 and Sam Falk fifth with a 42.75. Alexis Guggisberg finished 13th in the conference standings.

All six golfers earned WCCS All-Conference honors.


TEAM SCORES - 1. Minnewaska 145 (1-over-par), 2. Benson-KMS 186, 3. Montevideo 03, 4. Paynesville 212, 5. BOLD 216, 6. Lac qui Parle Valley 220, Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City, Morris and Yellow Medicine East all incomplete.

TOP FIVE - 1. Emily Roering, Min, 32 (4-under par), 2. Sarah Roering, Min, 35 (1-under-par), 3. Allie Ostrander, Min, 37, 4. Sam Falk, Min, 41, 5. Abby Fragodt, BKMS, 43.

MINNEWASKA SCORES - E. Roering 32, S. Roering 35, Ostrander 37, Falk 41, Brianna Janu 45, Alex Guggisberg 50.


1. Minnewaska 81, 2. Benson-KMS 68, 3. BOLD 63, 4. Montevideo 53, 5. Paynesville 47, 6. Lac qui Parle Valley 39, 7. Yellow Medicine East 3, YME and Morris 0.