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BHS fifth at Staples Invite

STAPLES -- The Bemidji girls golf team finished fifth out of 14 teams at the Staples Cardinal Invitational, held Saturday at the Vintage at Staples golf course.

The Lumberjacks shot 354, taking fifth behind Detroit Lakes, which finished first at 318. Pequot Lakes took second with 336, Grand Rapids was third at 339 and host Staples Motley finished fourth at 352.

Bemidji was led by Katelin Craft, who shot 42-43-85. Motley's Emily Israelson was the medalist in the meet, shooting 37-38-75.

Morgan Miller was the only other Bemidji golfer to score under 90, coming in at 42-47-89.

The Lumberjacks return to the course Tuesday when they'll travel to Blueberry Pines Golf Course for the Menahga Invitational.

Cardinal Invitational

At Vintage at Staples

Detroit Lakes 318, Pequot Lakes 336, Grand Rapids 339, Staples Motley 352, Bemidji 354, Alexandria 357, Becker 367, Northfield 370, Providence Academy 374, Albany 385, Elk River 385, Moorhead 390, Park Rapids 401, Crosby Ironton 489

Medalist: Israelson (SM) 37-38-75

Bemidji results: Craft 42-43-85, Miller 42-47, 89, Williams 45-45-90, Isaacson 47-47-94, Dondelinger 45-45-90, Hinners 44-50-94.

Jack Hittinger

Jack Hittinger is the sports editor of the Bemidji Pioneer. He is also the Bemidji State beat writer. He hails from the Great State of Michigan. Read his Bemidji State blog at and follow him on Twitter at @Jackhitts.

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