Golf roundup: Detroit Lakes girls take third at Tri-State Preview, Tobkin leads boys to third at Headwaters

Results from Detroit Lakes boys and girls golf.

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Detroit Lakes' Laura Syltie hits from the fifth fairway on May 16, 2022 at the Detroit Country Club. Syltie finished in 15th place at the Minnesota Tri-State Preview Invitational at Bunker Hills Golf Club on Friday and Saturday in Stillwater.
Jared Rubado / Detroit Lakes Tribune
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STILLWATER – The Detroit Lakes girls golf team had one of its best showings of the season against some of the state’s toughest competition.

The Lakers took third place at the Minnesota Tri-State Preview Invitational at Bunker Hills Golf Club. Sophomore Hanna Knoop, senior McKenna Mallow and sophomore Laura Syltie finished within three strokes of each other to notch a two-day team score of 667.

Knoop finished 9-over-par on each day of the two-day event for a total score of 162. She made seven pars on the front nine and a birdie on No. 18 on day one before sinking a birdie on No. 11 on day two.

Mallow was six-over-par on day one to carry her score of 163. She made birdies on Nos. 8 and 15 on day one and a birdie on No. 11 on day two, which was enough to land her in 13th place overall.

Syltie turned in one of her best rounds of the season on day one. She made birdies on Nos. 6 and 13 to finish seven-over-par. She ended up in 15th place with a two-day score of 164.


Freshman Sydney Miller tied for 32nd with a score of 178. Eighth-grader Tatum Gatheridge (188) and seventh-grader Mya Boeke (205) rounded the event for the Lakers.

Alexandria won the event with three of the top 10 golfers in the field. The Cardinals finished with a team score of 638, which was good enough to beat Eastview at 655.

Lakers boys take third at Headwaters

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Detroit Lakes' Nick Tobkin reads his putt in the ninth green on May 16, 2022 at the Detroit Country Club. Tobkin took second place at the North-South invite at Headwaters Golf Course over the weekend.
Jared Rubado / Detroit Lakes Tribune

Detroit Lakes’ Nick Tobkin turned some heads this weekend at the North-South Invite at Headwaters Golf Course.

The sophomore buried four birdies in the two-day tournament to lead the Lakers to a third-place finish. He was second in the field with a score of 151. Tobkin was two-over-par on day one and five-over-par on day two.

Senior Jack Syltie also landed in the top 10. He tied for seventh place with a two-day score of 154. Syltie made a pair of birdies in each round, including one on the back nine on day two in a one-over-par finish.

The Lakers had all six golfers finish with scores under 170. Logan Schons came in third on the team at 162. Lawsen Justesen and Tyler Stensgard tied for fourth at 167, while Carter Whitworth was two strokes behind at 169.

Fargo Davies took home first place with a four-person total of 612. Roseau had its four varsity scorers all inside the top ten to take second with a total of 626. Detroit Lakes was two strokes behind at 628.

MINNESOTA GIRLS TRI-STATE PREVIEW INVITATIONAL TEAM SCORES- 1- Alexandria 638, 2- Eastview 655, 3- Detroit Lakes 667, 4- Chanhassen 672, 5- Minnetonka 672, 6- Edina 680, 7- Chaska 692, 8- Stillwater 703, 9- East Ridge 708, 10- Benilde-St. Margaret’s 719, 11- Lac qui Parle Valley 731, 12- Orono 766, 13- Northridge 768, 14- Totino-Grace 780, 15- Jordan 781, 16- Lakeville North 825

MINNESOTA GIRLS TRI-STATE PREVIEW INVITATIONAL TOP 10 INDIVIDUAL SCORES- 1st- Madi Hicks (Chanhassen) 138, 2nd- Hannah Boraas (Alexandria) 151, 3rd- Kieley Hanson (Minnetonka) 153, T4th- Nicole Reineke (Chaska), Caroline Monty (Stillwater), Cora Larson (Alexandria) 156, T7th- Lauryn Finley (Eastview), Ava Hanneman (Orono) 158, T9th- Lauren Rebrovich (Alexandria), Avery Nelson (Chaska) 161

NORTH-SOUTH BOYS INVITE AT HEADWATERS TEAM SCORES- 1- Fargo Davies 612, 2- Roseau 626, 3- Detroit Lakes 628, 4- West Fargo Sheyenne 636, 5- Fargo North 651, 6- Bemidji 657, 7- Fargo South 690, 8- Becker 747

NORTH-SOUTH BOYS INVITE AT HEADWATERS TOP 10 INDIVIDUAL SCORES- 1st- Jayce Johnson (Fargo Davies) 147, 2nd- Nick Tobkin (Detroit Lakes) 151, T3rd- Cameron Bullinger (Fargo Davies), Nick Yavarow (Bemidji) 152, T5th- Evan Booth (Fargo South), Andrew Whillhelm (West Fargo Sheyenne) 153, T7th- Jack Syltie (Detroit Lakes) 154, Max Wilson (Roseau), Teagan LaPlante (Roseau) 154, 10th- Markus Nelson (Roseau) 155

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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