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MCC girls, Lakeview boys win Section 3A golf tourney

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WORTHINGTON — Ciera Tutt placed second overall and the Murray County Central girls high school golf team claimed the Section 3A team championship Friday at GreatLIFE Golf and Fitness Club in Worthington.
MCC will advance to the Minnesota state Class A competition Tuesday and Wednesday in Pebble Creek in Becker. The Rebels totaled 436 strokes on Day Two of the section tournament for an 867 total. Adrian/Ellsworth was second with 883, and Heron Lake-Okabena-Fulda/Westbrook-Walnut Grove had 893 strokes.
The top five individuals not advancing with the first-place team go to state. All competitors on the first-place team also move on.
Lauren Bowyer of Minneota finished first among the girls with 186 strokes, adding to the 90 strokes she had on Friday. The next five competitors (all state-bound) were Tutt, Tess Van Maanen of Hills-Beaver Creek (197), Brielle Vis of Edgerton/Southwest Christian (197), Ellyson Bang of HL-O-F/W-WG (199) and Kara Rangaard of Canby (202).
Carson Boe of Lakeview was the top boy golfer, carding a 72 on Friday for a 147 total. The next seven finishers (all state qualifiers) were Brock Henning of A/E (164), Ethan Schwand of Lakeview (167), Sawyer Drent of HL-O-F/W-WG (168), Cole Myhre of Minneota (168), Jackson Esping of Minneota (174), Cole Arends of Lakeview (177) and Chase Christensen of Russell-Tyler-Ruthton (177).
Lakeview finished with 668 strokes in the boys tournament. Minneota had 736, HL-O-F/W-WG 742 and Adrian/Ellsworth 746.

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