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Bemidji places fifth in 36-hole tournament

PARK RAPIDS — Bemidji finished fifth in the two-day boys golf tournament hosted by Detroit Lakes.

During Friday’s opening 18 holes the Lumberjacks shot 316 at Longbow near Walker and Saturday they carded a 327 at Headwaters Golf Course near Park Rapids to finish at 643.

Detroit Lakes won the meet at 299-295-594. Carter Smith of Detroit Lakes was the medalist with rounds of 73-70-143.

The Jacks were led by Elliot Leinen who shot 76 at Longbow and 79 Saturday at Headwaters for a 36-hole total of 155. Leinen finished in a time for seventh place.

Matt Gregg had rounds of 77-85-162 while Sam Bruestle shot 82-82-164, Isaac Bleser 84-84-168, Sam Starkey 81-91-172 and Ben Christopher 96-82-178.

Next week finds the Lumberjacks playing in the Brainerd Invitational at The Pines on Wednesday and at Greystone for the Melrose Invitational on Thursday.

Detroit Lakes Invitational

Longbow-Headwaters Courses

Detroit Lakes 299-295-594, Moorhead 306-321-627, Fargo Shanley 317-313-630, Fargo Davies 312-316-633, Bemidji 316-327-643, West Fargo 323-325-648, Fargo North 326-328-654, Albany 335-329-664, Park Rapids 339-327-666, St. Cloud Cathedral 335-336-671

Medalist: Smith (DL) 73-70-143

Bemidji’s results: Leinen 76-79-155, Gregg 77-85-162, Bruestle 82-82-164, Bleser 84-84-168, Starkey 81-91-172, Christopher 96-82-178

Pat Miller

Pat Miller is the sports editor at the Pioneer.

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