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Lakers play well vs. top competition
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The competition in-house for the Detroit Lakes boys' golf team has been intense, and it's starting to show through during competitive meets.

A split squad was sent to the two-day Grand Rapids meet, as a host of young Lakers finished eighth overall out of 22 teams (132 players) with a 318-313 -- 631.

"They did a great job," said DL head coach Bob Gorden. "We had a lot of scores in the 70's and there has been great competition for the top six spots."

Michael Herzog had the one-day team low of a two-over par 74 Saturday, while shooting an 82 Friday for a Laker low of 156, which was tied for 17th overall.

Karter Smith was tied for 23rd with his 78-79 -- 157, while Connor Hedstrom fired a 161 for 38th.

Rounding out DL's scores were Austin Rusness' 166 (76 Friday), Nate Bauman shooting a 166 and Tyler Baukol a 170.

Moorhead won the team title with a 297-301 for a final 598, while International Falls and Virginia following in second with a 618.

Glenn Walls of International Falls fired a two-day score of 144, highlighted by a four-under-par 68 Friday.

The Lakers will play in the Fargo North Tournament at Edgwood Golf Course Friday and Saturday.

Laker results

Detroit Lakes at Grand Rapids, Friday-Saturday, April 30-May 1.

Team results (top 5 of 22 teams): Moorhead 297-301-598; International Falls 298-320-618; Virginia 300-318-618; Anoka 308-313-621; Grand Rapids B 307-317-624. 8. Detroit Lakes 318-313-631.

Top 10 individuals: Medalist - Glenn Walls (IF) 68-76-144; Jake Miller (Park Cottage Grove) 76-68-144; Bryant Buckellen (Mhd) 71-75-146; Devin Holmes (Anoka) 72-74-146; Jack Barnhart (PCG) 73-73-146; Ben Welle (Mhd) 73-74-147; Max Kelly (Forest Lake) 75-74-149; Micah Megorden (Mhd) 78-73-151; Dan Bidle (Virg) 73-79-152; Alec Odegaard (GR) 78-74-152.

DL results: T-17. Michael Herzog 82-74-156; t-23. Karter Smith 78-79-157; t-38. Connor Hedstrom 82-79-161; Austin Rusness 76-90-166; Nate Bausman 85-81-166; Tyler Baukol 86-84-170.