Girls golf: Detroit Lakes runs away with 12th consecutive Mid-State Conference title
The Detroit Lakes girls golf team cleared the next best quad by 29 strokes in a dominating Mid-State Conference championship performance.
DETROIT LAKES – The Detroit Lakes girls golf team left no doubt in their 12th consecutive Mid-State Conference championship win on Monday at the Detroit Country Club.
The Lakers dominated, beating second-place Pequot Lakes by 29 strokes with a team score of 345.
Sophomore Hannah Knoop made a couple of birdies as her second-place score of 80 paced the Lakers. She shaved strokes on Nos. 5 and 12 while making pars on eight holes. She finished nine-over-par.
Senior McKenna Mallow was fourth overall in the field after a strong end to the back nine. She tallied four pars in five holes on her way to a 13-over-par 83. She also birdied No. 5 on the front nine.
Sophomore Laura Syltie and freshman Sydney Miller were neck-and-neck in seventh and eighth place. Syltie made three pars on the front nine and two on the back nine to finish with a score of 90. Miller had four pars herself to come into the clubhouse with a 91.
Seventh-graders Mya Boeke and Jaycie Sliper took 17th and 20th overall. Boeke recorded a 109, while Sliper finished with a 113.
Park Rapids sophomore Anna Eckmann edged out Knoop for the individual conference champion honor with a six-over-par 77. She was even on the front nine with an eagle on No. 1. She also made par on the last three holes on the back nine.
Knoop, Mallow and Syltie were named to the Mid-State All-Conference team. Miller was awarded with an honorable mention award.