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GIRLS GOLF: Lumberjacks place 4th at promising pre-section invite

The Lumberjacks placed fourth among a dozen Section 8-3A teams, beating out three opponents within six strokes of them.

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COLD SPRING -- With hopes of finishing in the top half of the section field come postseason, the Bemidji High School girls golf team had a promising showing at Friday’s 8-3A Pre-Section Invite at Rich Spring Golf Club in Cold Spring.

The Lumberjacks placed fourth among a dozen Section 8-3A teams, beating out three opponents within six strokes of them.

BHS senior Tatum Offerdahl also carded a top-10 finish on the individual leaderboard, firing an 85. She tied for eighth and placed ninth after losing a tiebreaker. Offerdahl had three birdies on her 13-over-par day.

Brynn Meyer had the next-best showing for Bemidji, posting a 92 to tie for 20th. Mya Huseby was next in line, as her 97 put her in a tie for 29th. Kate Hildenbrand closed the team’s score with her 103, tying for 40th.

Margie Anderson (tie for 48th, 106) and Madeline Larson (tie for 50th, 108) wrapped up the Lumberjacks’ performances.

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Alexandria had four of the top five scorers on the individual leaderboard to claim the team title. Hannah Boraas shot a 74 to earn medalist honors and lead the Cardinals to a team score of 316.

Brainerd (339) and Detroit Lakes (355) also finished ahead of Bemidji’s 377 in the team standings. But St. Cloud (379), Moorhead (382), Becker (383), Willmar (390), Buffalo (395) and Sartell-St. Stephen (400) all trailed BHS in the next tier of teams.

Before the section tournament arrives on May 31, the Jacks have six meets left in the regular season. First up is a 9 a.m. tee time on Wednesday, May 18, at a Brainerd invite.

Team Results

1-Alexandria 316; 2-Brainerd 339; 3-Detroit Lakes 355; 4-Bemidji 377; 5-St. Cloud 379; 6-Moorhead 382; 7-Becker 383; 8-Willmar 390; 9-Buffalo 395; 10-Sartell-St. Stephen 400; 11-Rocori 455; 12-Sauk Rapids-Rice 492.

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