SECTION 3AA GOLF: JCC girls move on to Section 3AA meetTYLER — Luverne’s boys’ golf team finished second in the Sub-Section 3AA tournament Monday and failed to advance to the next round of play. But the 2009 season isn’t over yet for a handful of individual Luverne golfers.
TYLER — Luverne’s boys’ golf team finished second in the Sub-Section 3AA tournament Monday and failed to advance to the next round of play.
But the 2009 season isn’t over yet for a handful of individual Luverne golfers.
Ben Nath, Skyler Hoiland, Brandon Klein, Cody Hemme and Dylan Skattum each earned trips to the Section 3AA tournament, giving the Cardinals a sweep of the five qualifying spots available for those who didn’t compete on the winning team.
The section tournament will take place Friday in Willmar.
Marshall shot a 311 to win the event, and Luverne finished with a 318.
Pipestone Area (365) placed third and Worthington (379) placed fourth in the four-team meet.
Nath shot a 76 and finish second among all individuals, and Hoiland shot a 79 to finish fourth.
Klein finished with an 80, followed by Hemme (83) and Skattum (84).
Marshall’s Christian Weeks shot a 74 to earn medalist honors.
Aaron Koslowski shot a 90 to lead Pipestone Area, and both Jon Bush and Stephen Genztler finished with a 91.
Tate VanRoekel added a 93 for the Arrows.
Brady Barry and Scott Simpson each carded a 90 for the Trojans, followed by Joe Christensen (97) and Evan Almberg (102).
Krista VanDyk shot an 88 to earn medalist honors and lead Luverne’s girls’ golf team to a second-place finish.
Marshall finished with a 370 to win the event, followed by the Cardinals (377), who had three golfers qualify for the Section 3AA individual tournament.
Erika Rust shot a 92, finishing fourth among all individuals, and Jessica Dorhout shot a 96. Each golfer will join VanDyk at the section tournament Friday in Willmar.
Worthington’s Kate Lesnar and Pipestone Area’s Katherine Newhouse also qualified.
Lesnar, an eighth-grader, shot a 94 to lead the Trojans (398) to a third-place finish.
Newhouse, a senior, shot a 92 to lead the Arrows (413) to a fourth-place finish in the four-team meet.
Leigh VanHove shot a 100, and Meghan Westendorf shot a 101 for the Trojans.
Jenn Scholtes carded a 103 for Worthington, followed by Meagan Meier (105) and Allison Jaycox (110).
Kayla Nelson carded a 102 for Pipestone Area, followed by Megan Sommers (106) and Lynn Nelson (113).
Luverne junior Lexy Kindt shot a 101.
Southeast Sub-Section 3AA
WORTHINGTON — Jackson County Central’s girls’ golf team placed six individuals in the top eight en route to a team championship at Prairie View Golf Links.
The Huskies finished with a 363, beating second-place Fairmont by 23 strokes, to advance to the Section 3AA tournament Friday at Eagle Creek Golf Club in Willmar.
Windom shot a 407 and finished fourth out of five teams.
Karlee Schneekloth and Emily Marker each shot a 90, finishing in a tie for second place, to lead the Huskies.
New Ulm’s Miranda McKeeth, who was struck by a golf ball and taken to the hospital before coming back to finish her round, shot an 85 to earn medalist honors.
JCC junior Erika Voss finished with a 91, and Briel Hendricksen carded a 92. Kaylee Benson and Rachel Hanson each shot a 93.
Michelle Legler shot a 98 to lead the Eagles, followed by Lexie Will (102), Megan Will (103), Laura Voth (104), Danielle Evers (106) and Kelsey Hanefeld (108).
Jackson County Central’s boys’ golf team failed to qualify for the Section 3AA team tournament, but the Huskies will be sending four individuals to compete at Eagle Creek Golf Club in Willmar on Friday.
Tanner Asa, Pat Garvin, Coltan Ward and Tyler Asa each advanced to the section individual tournament after leading the Huskies (318) to a second-place finish Monday.
Fairmont finished with a 309 to win the event.
Tanner Asa, a sophomore, shot a 77 and finished fourth among all golfers.
Fairmont’s Myles Pfingsten shot a 2-over-par 73 to earn medalist honors.
Garvin and Ward each shot an 80 to finish in a tie for sixth place, and Tyler Asa (81) followed in seventh place.