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Alexandria SO golf competes in Moorhead

The Alexandria Area Special Olympic golf team traveled up to Moorhead on July 24 to take part in an area competition at the Meadows Golf Course. Alexandria's 42 SO golfers competed in the traditional three hole, unified three hole, unified nine h...

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Alexandria award winners in the traditional nine hole include (L to R) Matt Westrich, Matt Severance, Ralph Koopmeiners and Tobby Klimek. (Contributed)

The Alexandria Area Special Olympic golf team traveled up to Moorhead on July 24 to take part in an area competition at the Meadows Golf Course.

Alexandria’s 42 SO golfers competed in the traditional three hole, unified three hole, unified nine hole, traditional nine hole and individual skills competitions. The individual skills competitions include tests of long and short putts, pitch and chip shots and use of woods and long irons.
Alexandria first place finishers in the individual skills competition included John Kohls, Dalin Reiter and Julie Schmidt
Unified three hole first place finishers from Alexandria included Julie Schmidt and unified partner Bob Brittan; and Dalin Reiter and unified partner Cary Reiter.
In the traditional three hole competition, Alexandria’s Dustin Debilzen, Lois Lee and David Baumann all took home first-place honors.
Wayne Krueger, Allen Nuzum and Ralph Koopmeiners each took home first place for Alexandria in the traditional nine hole.
Two groups from Alexandria took home first place in the unified nine hole competition. Corey Gould and unified partner Adam Marthaler took first, as did Chad Mulder and unified partner Steve Sportel.
If interested in volunteering or donating to any of the Alexandria Area Special Olympics teams, contact Karyn Sportel at (320) 491-8759.

ALEXANDRIA MEET RESULTS

INDIVIDUAL SKILLS – FIRST PLACE – John Kohls, Dalin Reiter, Julie Schmidt; SECOND PLACE – Krista Collins, Sarah Decker, Ryan Frick; THIRD PLACE – Colleen Barten, Dustin Debilzen, Paul Spangrud; FOURTH PLACE – Lois Lee, Emily Roers; FIFTH PLACE – Kyle Debilzen
UNIFIED THREE HOLE – FIRST PLACE – Julie Schmidt and unified partner Bob Brittan; Dalin Reiter and unified partner Cary Reiter; SECOND PLACE – Ryan Frick and unified partner Alexa Frick
TRADITIONAL THREE HOLE – FIRST PLACE – Dustin Debilzen, Lois Lee, David Baumann; SECOND PLACE – Colleen Barten, Allyson Estes, Paul Spangrud, John Kohls, Emily Roers; THIRD PLACE – Kyle Debilzen, Krista Collins; PARTICIPATION AWARDS – Dan Siira
UNIFIED NINE HOLE – FIRST PLACE – Corey Gould and unified partner Adam Marthaler; Chad Mulder and unified partner Steve Sportel; SECOND PLACE – Matthew Froemming and unified partner Brian Hanson; Justin Hanson-Simmons and unified partner Ryan Spencer; Brian Steidl and unified partner Anna Steidl; THIRD PLACE – Ray Pippo and unified partner Chad Tomoson; Tyler Rauscher and unified partner Gwen Borden; FOURTH PLACE – Dan Niedenfuer and unified partner Chad Roquette
TRADITIONAL NINE HOLE – FIRST PLACE – Wayne Krueger, Allen Nuzum, Ralph Koopmeiners; SECOND PLACE – Jay LaMere, Jacob Paulzine, Matt Severance; THIRD PLACE – Matt Andrade, Megan Herzog, Tobby Klimek; FOURTH PLACE – Ricky Mithun, Brad Fuoss, Matt Westrich

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