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Golf: Alexandria boys victorious in a meet on Monday at Brainerd

Alexandria boys edge out Brainerd by four strokes in Monday meet

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Bennett Olsen reads a putt on the 11th green in his 4-2 win over Carson Boe of Cottonwood in the Resorters Junior 13-15 championship on Aug. 7, 2021, his third Resorters title. Olsen placed second in a meet at Brained on May 10, 2022, which helped Alexandria win the meet. (Jared Rubado / Alexandria Echo Press)
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The Alexandria boys golf team earned first place in a conference meet on Monday at the Legacy Courses in Brainerd by placing three golfers in the top six.

Alexandria edged the host team, Brainerd, by four strokes. The Cardinals finished with a score of 308.

Alexandria sophomore Bennett Olsen finished second at the meet with a round of 75; two strokes behind meet winner Turner Person (Brainerd).

He was joined in the top six by junior Braeden Sladek and freshman Ashton Sladek. Braeden Sladek finished tied for third, along with Brainerd junior Dawson Ringler and Fergus Falls sophomore Riley McGovern, with a round of 76. Ashton Sladek placed sixth with a round of 77.

Senior Andrew Swedberg posted a round of 80, while sophomore Jack Holtz posted a score of 82 and freshman Carver Larson posted a round of 83.

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The Cardinals are back on the road for a meet at the St. Cloud Country Club on Thursday and a pre-section meet at Park Rapids on Friday.

Thursday’s invite begins at 1:45 p.m.

TEAM SCORES - Alexandria, 308; Brainerd, 312; Sartell, 320; Fergus Falls, 323; Willmar, 344; Sauk Rapids-Rice, 371; St. Cloud Crush, 385; Rocori, 395

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