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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
Alexandria senior Nick Brundell shot a 2-under-par 70 to earn medalist honors and lead the Cardinal boys' golf team to first in the Melrose Invitational played at GreyStone Golf Club in Sauk Centre Thursday. "This was a good tune up for us as this meet is played on the Section 8AAA course," said head coach Rick Larson. "It was a beautiful day with sun, 60 degrees and light winds. "The Alex players responded well.
Alexandria's doubles team of Brendan Holm and Mathias Burban reached the second round of the Section 8AA-North individual tournament Thursday before falling, ending the season for the Cardinals. "Brendan and Mathias upset the No. 5 seed in the doubles tournament," said head coach Dave Ronning. "Brendan and Mathias started well and were on top of their games as they downed the opponents from Bemidji in straight sets.
The top five individuals and top two relays at the Sub-Section 6A-21 meet in Minnewaska last Thursday all advanced to the 6A finals at MSU-Moorhead tomorrow, Thursday. Osakis saw its girls' team finish second and its boys' team finish third, while Ashby-Brandon-Evansville girls were third, the West Central Area girls were fourth and Minnewaska was sixth. The West Central area boys were second, while Ashby-Brandon-Evansville was sixth and Minnewaska was seventh. Complete results are posted below: SUB-SECTION 6A-21 TRACK AND FIELD GIRLS' TEAM SCORES - Morris 169, Osakis 104, ABE 8, West C
The Minnewaska girls are one step closer to returning to the State Class AA golf meet, cruising to an 80-stroke victory in Sub-Section 5AA-North tournament in Benson Thursday and moving on to the section final tomorrow at Eagle Creek in Willmar. Jenna Janu's 74 paced all players, earning her medalist honors for the day. Alexis Guggisberg was right behind at 75, while Ashlyn Guggisber posted an 80 and Ellen Stensrud a 91. Ariel Ostrander carded a 93 and Annika Pederson a 97 to round out the scores. In the Minnesota Golf Association's May 24 rankings, Alexis Guggisberg moved up to No.
The West Central Area girls' golf team advanced to the Section 5A meet today, Wednesday, with a second place team finish. "Today was tough," said head coach Kari Kreft. "We were tired, cold and worn out, but we worked hard and didn't give up. "We shot scores we had never seen on our cards before and we didn't let that pull us down.
Three Osakis golfers will advance to the Section 5A golf meet at Benson today, Wednesday after finishing in the top seven of those not on a team already advancing. Cold, rain and wind greeted the players last Wednesday at the Minnewaska Golf Course in the 5A-North sub-section. Paul Hartmann earned medalist honors with his score of 86, and Joey Kotek was fifth with a 94. Joe Garcia's 98 earned him a spot at section, as well. Clinton-Graceville-Beardsley and Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa tied for championship honors at 376 and both advance to section as full teams.
A 6-1 loss to Sartell Tuesday in the opening round of the Section 8AA-North boys' tennis team playoffs ended the season for the Cardinals. "We decided to make a drastic change in our lineup when we were unsuccessful in our first two attempts at the Sabres," said head coach Dave Ronning.
The West Central Area girls' golf team finished its Heart O' Lakes Conference schedule with a fourth and a fifth place finish, earning them fourth place overall in the final HOL standings. Individually, the Knights had a pair of All-Conference players as Marissa Hayward was 12th overall and Tiffany Boysen was 14th. In the front nine meet at Pelican Rapids Tuesday, the Knights were fourth and were led by Tiffany Boysen's 50. She also carded a 50 on the back nine to lead her team to fifth overall. HOL GIRLS' GOLF AT PELICAN RAPIDS FRONT NINE MEET TEAM SCORES - 1. Perham 178, 2.
A medalist round of 41 by Peyton Garcia lifted the Silverstreak girls' golf team past Maple Lake in Central Minnesota Conference action Tuesday and earned Osakis another conference crown. It is the fourth consecutive title for the Silverstreaks, who have not lost the CMC championship since joining. Annalise Savageau earned the overall conference medalist title, with Garcia, Katelyn Foster and Ariel Chalmers joining her on the All-Conference list. On Tuesday, the Silverstreaks played the final CMC meet of the season, outscoring second place Maple Lake by 23 strokes for the win. Osakis had a