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Menton, Hill lead Bemidji State men's golf team in spring opener

The Bemidji State University men's golf team opened its 2012 spring season March 18-19 with a sixth-place finish in the Prairie Star Shootout in Pelkin, Ill.

The Beavers were led by Danny Menton and Casey Hill who tied for ninth place individually at 8 over 152.

Menton and Hill finished the 36-hole tournament three strokes off the lead set by medalist Shane McCaffertey of the University of Illinois-Springfield.

The Beavers' team score of 619 (43 over par) matched Concordia-St. Paul and McKendree University for sixth, just two strokes behind Upper Iowa which was the top NSIC team in the field.

Illinois-Springfield shot 602 to win the tournament and enjoyed a nine-shot lead over runnerup Drury.

Bemidji State's next action is March 30-April 1 when the team travels to the Wayne State Invitational.