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Prep golf: Garcia heats up for WHS on cold Tuesday

DAILY GLOBE WORTHINGTON -- Worthington High School's Antonio Garcia picked a miserable day to turn in his best golf round of the spring season.Garcia carded a 42 -- the third-best score of the day -- to help his Trojans beat Windom Area 161 to 19...

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WORTHINGTON - Worthington High School’s Antonio Garcia picked a miserable day to turn in his best golf round of the spring season.
Garcia carded a 42 - the third-best score of the day - to help his Trojans beat Windom Area 161 to 193 at the Worthington Country Club on an afternoon dominated by cold wind and drizzling rain. He triple-bogeyed his final hole but was otherwise consistent throughout.
Worthington won both the boys and girls competitions. Anneke Weg’s medalist score of 44 helped the Trojan girls win 196-216.
Tyler Van Hove was boys’ medalist with a 37, and Ben Koepsell had a 38. Jacob Prunty had a 44 for the Trojans. Zach Boever (45) and Nathoe Vorasane (46) were near the leaders.
For Windom Area, Sam Diemer (43), Tylan Porath (44), Jacob Cory (50) and Parker Alvstad (56) figured in the scoring.
Ashley Hoefker (52), Kelicy Anderson (50), Bailey Weg (50), Ashley Hoefker (52), Rachel Koller (53) and McKenna Prunty (58) finished for the WHS girls.
For Windom, the top four were Hallie Will (45), Paige Pigman (48), Emily Jackson (60) and Tori Christofferson (63).
T-M-B at Fulda
FULDA - Cory Renneke shot a 42 and the Fulda boys carded a 193 total in a match against Tracy-Milroy-Balaton.
Brandon Everett (48), Joe Fischer (50) and Tyler Madison (53) also scored for the Raiders.
Austin Axford had a 61 for the incomplete T-M-B team.
The girls meet did not finish.
Marshall Triangular
MARSHALL - The Marshall boys narrowly beat Luverne 171-178, while Pipestone came in with a 200. Spencer Ehlers of Marshall was medalist with a round of 41.
For the Cardinals, Chaz Smedsrud paced his team with a 42, while Coy Gonnerman (45), Jacob VanSanten (45), and Jack Baustain (46) rounded out Luverne’s score.
The Arrows struggled in the cold, wet conditions Tuesday. Garrett Niehus shot a 49 to lead the Arrows, while Logan Stahl and Trey Pottraz fired rounds of 50 and Adam Bierstedt shot a 51.
On the girls side of things, Marshall again came away with the victory defeating luverne 183-198 while Pipestone shot a 253. Medalist honors was taken by Katlee Gossen of Marshall. Gossen carded a seven over round of 42.
Makayla Sterrett, of Luverne, handled the tough conditions well and came into the clubhouse with a score of 46. Hannah Versteeg (49), Hailey Remme (51), and Madison Crabtree (52) completed the Cardinals team score.
Paige Morgan (59), Lauren Lapthorn (61), Emma Budden (61), and Jenna Kerkaert (72) all scored for the Arrows.

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