Golf roundup: Laker girls take third at pre-sections, boys lock up sixth in home invite

Results from Detroit Lakes girls and boys golf

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The Detroit Lakes girls golf team takes third place at the Pre-Section 8-3A meet in Cold Spring on May 13, 2022.
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COLD SPRING – The Detroit Lakes girls golf team has a good idea of where it stacks up against the section’s best after taking third place in the Pre-Section 8-3A meet at Rich Spring Golf Course on Friday.

Senior McKenna Mallow paced the Lakers with an 85. She birdied No. 2 and collected six pars to finish 13-over on the day. Mallow tied for eighth in the field with Bemidji’s Tatum Offerdahl.

Sophomore Hannah Knoop was right behind Mallow at 15-over-par. She birdied the final hole of the day to end a long bogey streak. Sophomore Laure Syltie finished 12th at 17-over par. She made three par putts on the front and back nines.

Freshman Sydney Miller tied for 22nd with a 94. She made a pair of par putts on the front nine and one on the back to finish 22-over par. Her score rounded out the Lakers’ total of 355. Abery Olson (108) and Mya Boeke (117) also competed for Detroit Lakes.

Alexandria won the event with four of the top five individual scorers. Hannah Boraas was the medalist at two-over-par. Cora Larson was two strokes behind Boraas, While Aisling O’Connor and Lauren Rebrovich came in at 83. The Cardinals finished with a team score of 316, which was 23 strokes better than second-place Brainerd (339). The Lakers took third at 335, beating Bemidji (377) and the St. Cloud Crush (379).


Detroit Lakes boys take sixth in home invite

While the girls were on the road on Friday, the Laker boys were hosting the first of a two-day invite. Some of the state’s top programs competed at the Detroit Country Club in the Northwest Classic.

Tyler Stensgard led the Lakers with a two-day score of 158. He shot a seven-over-par on each day to take 18th in the field. On day one, he birdied No. 5 and made par on five of the last nine holes. Stensgard made three birdies on the second day, with two of them coming on the back nine.

Nick Tobkin sank three birdie putts on day one for a five-over-par 76. He added another birdie on the second day to finish with an 83. His two-day score of 159 was tied for 20th in the field.

Logan Schons tied for 23rd with a pair of 80s. He was more successful on the front nine on both days. He made a birdie and five pars on Friday before sinking two more birdie putts on Saturday.

Carter Whitworth also got in on the front-nine birdie action. He had one on each day to go with a birdie on No. 12 on day one. Whitworth finished with an 83 and an 81 for a combined total of 164.

Jack Syltie also scored a 164 for the Lakers. He had a birdie on No. 12 on day one and made par on seven of the back-nine holes. Noah Meyer (180) rounded out the invitational for Detroit Lakes.

Maple Grove won the event with a score of 599. Eastview (612), West Fargo Sheyenne (619), Moorhead (627) and White Bear Lake (639) all finished in the top five. Detroit Lakes’ two-day score of 639 was good enough for sixth place.

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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