Golf: Fillmore Central girls, L-A boys advance in 1A
The Fillmore Central girls golf team had no trouble rolling to the Section One, Class A team title Wednesday at Eastwood Golf Course.
The Fillmore Central girls golf team had no trouble rolling to the Section One, Class A team title Tuesday at Eastwood Golf Course.
The boys title came down to the wire, but Lewiston-Altura took home the hardware and advance to the Class A state meet as the 1A champions.
In the girls meet, Fillmore Central fired 379, beating second-place Wabasha-Kellogg by 24 shots (403). Blooming Prairie finished third at 410.
Fillmore Central placed all four girls under 100, the only team to do so. Katie Tammel paced FC with a score of 93. Keely Todd and Madison Scheevel fired a pair of 95s, and Grace Miller was a shot behind at 96.
FC upended defending section champion W-K, which placed two players under 100. Courtney Sill led WK with a round of 90. Natalie Schmit fired 99, while Anna Schoen carded 106 and Ashley Braem shot 108.
Elizabeth Hennesy of Lewiston-Altura was the meet medalist. She earned her place at state by firing 82.
The top five individuals not on the winning team advance to state.
Kaitlin Kling of Grand Meadow/LeRoy-Ostrander also advanced, firing a round of 83. Karli Bly of Kingsland was the third qualifier at 87.
WK's Sill (90) and Blooming Prairie's Taylor Christenson (93) claimed the final two qualifying spots.
Lewiston-Altura edge Rushford-Peterson by four shots in the boys meet. L-A fired 340, while R-P came in at 344.
L-A placed all four players 88 or better. Brady Borkowski led the way, firing 80. Jake Schultz carded 84, while Tom Hennessy and Jake Baer shot 88s.
Hudson Stensgard shot 82 to lead R-P. Charlie Krambeer fired 83, while Alex Vix carded 88 and Kyle Wiedeman shot 91.
Hayfield finished third at 364, while Blooming Prairie was fourth at 400.
Jordan Miller of Fillmore Central was the meet medalist. He carded an impressive 75 to beat the second-place player by five shots.
The top five players also advanced from the boys meet.
Victor Peterson of Blooming Prairie also moved on with his round of 80. RP's Stensgard moved on with his 82.
The final two qualifying spots were determined by a playoff after four players carded 83.
RP's Krambeer moved on with his 83 by winning the first playoff hole. Blooming Prairie's Tom Braaten claimed the final spot in the playoff. Brandon Bergene of Southland and Trevor Barnes of Fillmore Central just missed out after falling in the playoff.
The Class A state meet is June 10-11 at Pebble Creek Golf Club in Becker.
1A BOYS GOLF
• At Eastwood GC, par 71
*Lewiston-Altura (340): Brady Borkowski 80, Jake Schultz 84, Tom Hennessy 88, Jake Baer 88.
Rushford-Peterson (344):Hudson Stensgard 82, Charlie Krambeer 83, Alex Vix 88, Kyle Wiedeman 91.
Hayfield (364):Brady Becker 86, Sam Olive 89, Jacob Dahlen 92, Aaron Anderson 97.
Blooming Prairie (400):Victor Peterson 80, Tom Braaten 83, Jake Ressler 116, Tom Wanous 121.
* — Lewiston-Altura advances to state.
Jordan Miller (Fillmore Central) 75, Victor Peterson (BP) 80, Hudson Stensgard (RP) 82, Charlie Krambeer (RP) 83, Tom Braaten (BP) 83.
1A GIRLS GOLF
• At Eastwood GC, par 70
*Fillmore Central (379): Katie Tammel 93, Keely Todd 95, Madison Scheevel 95, Grace Miller 96.
Wabasha-Kellogg (403):Courtney Sill 90, Natalie Schmit 99, Anna Schoen 106, Ashley Braem 108.
Blooming Prairie (410):Taylor Christenson 93, Anna Noble 94, Alexa Rudlong 108, Sydney Basness 115.
* — Fillmore Central advances to state.
Elizabeth Hennessy (Lewiston-Altura) 82, Kaitlin Kling (Grand Meadow/LeRoy-Ostrander) 83, Karli Bly (Kingsland) 87, Courtney Sill (WK) 90, Taylor Christenson (BP) 93.