Girls golf: Lakers impress at Brainerd's The Classic Invitational

Results from Detroit Lakes girls golf at Brainerd.

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Detroit Lakes' McKenna Mallow hits her tee shot from the sixth tee box on May 16, 2022 at the Detroit Country Club. Mallow shot an 84 as the Lakers won their 12th straight Mid-State Conference championship. On Wednesday, Mallow tied for the medalist honor at The Classic Invitational at Madden's in Brainerd.
Jared Rubado / Detroit Lakes Tribune
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BRAINERD – The Detroit Lakes girls golf team had one of its best showings of the season at The Classic Invitational at Madden’s.

The Lakers took second place and finished three strokes behind Brainerd, the host school. McKenna Mallow tied Brainerd’s Izzy Olson for the medalist score with an 80. She made birdies on Nos. 1 and 3 before carding eight pars on the back nine.

Sophomore Hannah Knoop also recorded two birdies on her way to a 10-over-par 82. She tied Bemidji’s Tatum Offerdahl in fourth place in the field. Eighth-grader Tatum Gatheridge also landed in the top 10 at sixth place. She birdied Nos. 15 and 17 on the back nine to highlight her 11-over-par round.

Freshman Sydney Miller rounded out the Lakers’ top four with a 91, which was tied for 15th place. Laura Syltie was one stroke behind in 18th, while Mya Boeke came in 54th with a score of 116.

Brainerd won with a score of 333 to edge out the Lakers. Pequot Lakes (366), Minnewaska (366) and Moorhead (380) finished in the top five.


THE CLASSIC INVITATIONAL AT MADDEN'S TEAM SCORES- 1- Brainerd 333, 2- Detroit Lakes 336, 3- Pequot Lakes 361, 4- Minnewaska 366 5- Moorhead 380, 6- Bemidji 396, T7- Litchfield, Sartell 400, 9- Buffalo 409, 10- Grand Rapids 425, 11- Brainerd (2) 449

THE CLASSIC INVITATIONAL AT MADDEN'S TOP 10 FINISHERS- T1st- McKenna Mallow (Detroit Lakes), Izzy Olson (Brainerd) 80, 3rd- Katie Foley (Brainerd) 81, T4th- Hannah Knoop (Detroit Lakes), Tatum Offerdahl (Bemidji) 82, Tatum Gatheridge (Detroit Lakes) 83, T7th- Genevieve Birkeland (Pequot Lakes), Anna Angland (Brainerd) 84, T9th- Sophia Karsnia (Brainerd), Madison Hanson (Moorhead) 88

Jared Rubado is the sports editor for the Detroit Lakes Tribune and the Perham Focus. He moved to the area in September of 2021 after covering sports for the Alexandria Echo Press for nearly three years. Jared graduated from the University of Augustana in 2018 with degrees in journalism and sports managment.
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