Alexandria boys keep testing themselves against section rivals as Cards take second in Brainerd

Freshmen duo leads Alexandria.

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Bennett Olsen

The Alexandria boys golf team was in Brainerd on May 12 where the Cardinals finished second in a 12-team field after scoring a 320.

Brainerd also shot a 320, while fellow Section 8-3A foe Moorhead won the invite with a 307. The Spuds’ Ian Simonich cruised to the medalist honors with a 69. Arthur Ylitalo of Buffalo and Cole Proctor of Brainerd were second after each shot a 76.

The freshmen duo of Bennett Olsen and Jack Holtz led Alexandria. They tied for eighth with a 79, while sophomore Braeden Sladek was 11th after shooting an 80.

Senior Grant Rebrovich shot an 82 to finish off the Cardinals’ scoring, and 8th-grader Carver Larson (86) and senior Wyatt Cavers (90) rounded out the lineup.

The Cardinals have a bit of a break between meets now after a busy stretch. They are at the Territory Golf Club in St. Cloud on May 17 with a 1 p.m. start time.


BRAINERD INVITE TEAM SCORES - Moorhead - 307; Alexandria - 320; Brainerd - 320; Detroit Lakes - 326; Buffalo - 334; Pequot Lakes - 336; Becker - 352; Willmar - 357; Crosby-Ironton - 361; St. Cloud Tech - 362; Rocori - 364; Sauk Rapids-Rice - 385

Eric Morken is a sports and outdoor editor at the Echo Press Newspaper in Alexandria, Minnesota, a property of the Forum News Service. Morken covers a variety of stories throughout the Douglas County area, as well as statewide outdoor issues.
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