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Lyle/Pacelli's Leif is All-SEC

Post-Bulletin, Rochester MN

ADAMS — Emily Leif of the Lyle/Austin Pacelli girls golf team finished in third place individually on Friday at the Southeast Conference Meet.

This was the first time the Lyle/Pacelli girls have played 18 holes at the Cedar River Country Club, and they finished third overall in the team standings. Lanesboro won the conference championship.

Emily Leif finished with a 51-54 split for a 105 total on the day. She won the tie-breaker over a girl from Lanesboro who also shot a 105 for the meet. Leif had one par during her round and it came on the par 3, third hole.

"The girls had a pretty good showing," L/P coach Mark Buntje said. "If Emily can shoot like she did today, then she has a really good chance to make it to the section meet. She was pretty steady and didn’t have any real bad holes, so she was pretty happy."

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Emily Leif was named to the all-conference team and Amanda Turvey of L/P was chosen as SEC honorable mention.

Turvey had a 68-59 split for a 127 score. Jennie Marx shot a 69-64 for 133, and Abby Leif was a 67-75 for a round of 142. Paige Hungerholt of Lanesboro was the meet medalist as she had a 49-52 split for a 101 total.

L/P girls make a return trip to the Cedar River Country Club on Monday for the Class A, Section One, West Subsection Meet. The tee time for the girls is 8:45 a.m. and they will start on the back nine.

Southeast Conference Meet

Team results

Lanesboro 427, Houston 473, Lyle/Pacelli 507, Glenville-Emmons 573, Mabel-Canton 589.

  • At Cedar River Country Club, par 74

Lanesboro (427): Hungerholt 101, Sautter 105. Halvorson 109, Mensink 112.
Houston (473): Knutson 102, Meeks 114, Vix 114 Johnson 143.

Lyle/Pacelli (507): Emily Leif 105, Amanda Turvey 127, Jennie Marx 133, Abby Leif 142.

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Glenville-Emmons (573): Johnson 110, Nelson 132, Saltau 153, Davies 178.

Mabel-Canton (589): Pass 138, Putanawit 145, Bergey 147, Magritz 159.

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