Windom boys and girls capture titles at 13-team Fairmont Invite
FAIRMONT -- The Windom Eagles golf team stole the show at Saturday's Fairmont Invitational golf tournament, as both the boys' and girls' teams captured titles at the Interlaken Golf Club course.
The Windom boys totaled 336 on the day, beating out host Fairmont (338) by two strokes. Waseca (342) finished third, while New Ulm (343) and Marshall (344) placed fourth and fifth, respectively.
The Jackson County Central boys (354) placed sixth, Blue Earth (357) was seventh, Redwood Valley (361) placed eighth, Luverne (370) was ninth, St. Peters (371) finished 10th, St. James (409) was 11th, while Worthington (413) and Pipestone Area (449) placed 12th and 13th, respectively.
Blue Earth's Jon Trasamar was the top performer on the boys' side, carding a medalist round of 74. Top finishers from the area were Windom's Jordan Stahl (5th) and Hunter Johnson (6th), who shot rounds of 78 and 83, respectively, and JCC's Scott Benson (7th) with an 83.
Tate Lindvall (86), Jared Hager (89), Adam Eisenmenger (89) and Jordan Higley (94) completed the Eagles' team score.
For JCC, Pat Garvin shot an 85, Evan Sieler posted a 92, and Colton Ward finished with a round of 94, while Tanner Asa and Tyler Asa shot rounds of 96 and 98, respectively.
The Luverne Cardinals were paced by Skyler Hoiland's round of 90. Brandon Klein was second best for Luverne with a 92. Cody Hemme shot a 93, Daniel Hup carded a 95, and Ben Nath and Dylan Skattum shot 96 and 103, respectively.
The Worthington Trojans were led by Ryan Radloff, who shot a team-best 91 on the day. Scott Simpson turned in a round of 103. Nick Koehn posted a, 108 and Joe Christensen shot 110. Evan Almberg and Ethan Peterson completed the Trojans' team score with 122 and 127, respectively.
Pipestone Area was paced by top performer Tate Van Roekel, who carded a 109. Aaron Koslowski shot a 110, John Langholz posted a 114 and Josh Haubrich turned in a 116. Stephen Genzler (120) and Jon Bush (124) rounded out the Arrows' team score.
The Eagle girls (381) ran away from second-place JCC (392) for a convincing 11-stroke victory.
Blue Earth finished third in the team competition with a 398. Marshall was fourth with 404, while Luverne placed fifth with 413.
The Worthington Trojans were a close sixth, shooting 419 as a team. New Ulm (420) was seventh, host Fairmont (423) was eighth, St. Peter (426) was ninth and RV (436) was 10th.
PA shot 437 as a team to place 11th, while St. James (439) was last in the field of 12 teams.
New Ulm's Sam Bergmann took top honors on the girls' side, carding an 81 to win the event. Windom's Casey Christensen was second with an 89, while Worthington's Leigh Van Hove placed fifth individually with a 94. JCC's Sabrina Bolin (94) and Emily Marker (94) were sixth and seventh, respectively.
Following Christensen on the winning Eagles team were Ashley Jackson (98), April Buhler (100), Laura Voth (100) and Michelle Legler (104).
Briel Hendrickson (97) was just a few shots back of Bolin and Marker for the Huskies. Rachel Hansen turned in a round of 99. Erika Voss shot a 102, while Karlee Schneekloth and Kaylee Benson finished with rounds of 107 and 109, respectively.
Kaia Nowatzki led the Luverne girls with a round of 98. She was followed by Jessica Dorhout (100), Erika Rust (104), and Macy Oldre (111). Missy Olson and Lexy Kindt finished with 112 and 122, respectively.
Kendall Spartz shot a second-best 96 for Worthington. Jenn Scholtes carded a 114, while Allison Jaycox shot a 115. Megan Meier and Lizzy Wetering turned in rounds of 127 and 133, respectively.
Katherine Newhouse shot a 101 to pace the PA girls. Kayla Nelson and Lynn Nelson followed with rounds of 108 and 113, respectively, while Megan Sommers and Bailey Wolters each shot 115 on the day.