Laker trio leads M-State to second place at Jamestown

All-American sophomore Wyatt Blomseth returns to M-State this year with former Lakers Hunter Burnside and Drew Schwan in their first year with the Spartans. Robert Williams / Tribune

Three former Detroit Lakes golfers finished in the top 15 leading the Minnesota State Spartans men’s golf team to a second place finish at the two-day Jimmie Fall Invitational held at the Jamestown Country Club.

Freshman Drew Schwan tied for sixth place overall with a score of 156 (82-74), 10 strokes off the lead of medalist Jackson Worner of the University of Jamestown. Worner and the Jimmies won the team event with a total score of 607.

Of the three former Lakers on the M-State team, Drew Schwan had the top finish in a tie for sixth place. Robert Williams / Tribune

The Spartans shot a team score of 635 to place second in the field of five teams.


Sophomore Wyatt Blomseth was one stroke back of Schwan in eighth place (75-82) 157.

Freshman Hunter Burnside finished in 14th place (86-79) 165.

Hunter Burnside watches his tee shot during the first round of qualifying at this year's Pine to Palm. Robert Williams / Tribune

Burnside joined his former Laker teammates after initially signing to play in Arizona at Grand Canyon University. His plans changed due to the ongoing pandemic.

Blomseth earned All-American honors in 2019 and the Spartans placed third at the NJCAA Div. III National Championship.

Last spring’s season was canceled due to COVID-19.

The fall season is under some restrictions. The schedule will consist of four meets and the Region XIII Championship meet has been moved to the Spring.


Carter Justesen of Hawley was the 2019 Region XIII medalist. He led the Spartans at Jamestown with a runner-up finish (76-72) 148.

Team scores:

1. Jamestown (302-305) 607; 2. Minn State Tech CC (320-315) 635; 3. Dickinson State (316-333) 649; 4. UJ (B) (330-331) 661; 5. VCSU (332-346) 678.

Individual results

1. Jackson Worner, UJ (73 -73) 146; 2. Carter Justesen, Minnesota State Tech, (76-72) 148; 3. Tate Olson, UJ, (74-77) 151; T4. Rory Gentzkow, VCSU, (76-78) 154; T4 Hudson Roling, UJ, (77-77) 154; T6 Treyton Forsman, UJ, (78 -78) 156; T6. Drew Schwan, Minnesota State Tech, (82 (82-74) 156; 8. Wyatt Blomseth, Minnesota State Tech, (75-82) 157; T10. Alex Schriver, Dickinson State, (79-79) 158; T10. Bryce Reed, Dickinson State, (77- 84) 161; T10. Carter Janssen, UJ (B), (81-80) 161; 12. Hunter Myran, Dickinson State, (77-85) 162; 13, Adam Nedens, UJ (B), (82-82) 164; 14. Hunter Burnside, Minnesota State Tech, (86-79) 165; 15 Taylor Finlayson, VCSU, (83-83) 166; T16. Riley Akervik, UJ (B), (81-86) 167; T16. Benjamin Schaefer, UJ, (79-88) 167; T18. Grant Inniger, Minnesota State Tech, (86-82) 168; T18. John Vall, Minnesota State Tech, (83-85) 168; T18. Jesse McCann, Dickinson State, (83-85) 168; 21. Carter Wells, UJ (B), (86-84) 170; 22. Trey Sharp, UJ (B), (86-85) 171; 23. Aidan Levorsen, Dickinson State, (88-88) 176; T24. Jayden Ewoniuk, VCSU, (86-93) 179; T24. Jack Solberg, Dickinson State, (84-95) 179; T26. Landon Dematti, VCSU, (87-96) 183; T26. Sean Seefeld, Dickinson State, (87-96) 183; 28. Mike Vall, Minnesota State Tech, (98-91) 189; 29. Darynt Carroll, VCSU, (98-92); 30. Canaan Kugler, Minnesota State Tech, (97-95) 192; 31. Hunter Berg, VCSU, (99-97) 196.

Robert Williams has been a sports editor for Forum Communications in Perham and Detroit Lakes since 2011.
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