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AREA GIRLS GOLF: Israelson medalist, Cardinals win invite
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MENAHGA — Emily Israelson merited medalist honors with a 76, leading the Staples-Motley Cardinals to first place in the Menahga Invite Tuesday at Blueberry Pines Golf Club.


Cierra Waverek carded an 87 followed by Kristen Schneider at 89 for the Cardinals.

Maggie Heggerston led Pequot Lakes with an 82 and Sam Olmscheid following with an 88 as the Patriots finished second.

Wadena-Deer Creek was led by Hope Theisen with a 98 and Paige Hartman 103 as the Wolverines finished fifth.

Team scores: 1-Staples Motely 348, 2-Pequot Lakes 351, 3-Grand Rapids 355, 4-Bemidji 36, 5-Wadena-Deer Creek 418, 6-United North Central 427, 7-Park Rapids 499

Medalist: Emily Israelson (SM) 76

Pequot Lakes results: Maggie Heggerston 82, Sam Olmscheid 88, Erika Schwalbe 89, Savannah Stone 92, Megan Snyder 105

Staples-Motley results: Israelson 76, Cierra Waverek 87, Kristen Schneider 89, Tera Weyer 96, Lauren Nelson 101, Kylee Helling 103

Wadena-Deer Creek results: Hope Theisen 98, Paige Hartman 103, Amanda Kramer 108, Sydne Schissel 109, Eva Harrison 111, Jenna Luggusse 139

Next: Staples-Motley at St. Cloud Invite 9 a.m. Thursday; Crosby-Ironton, Staples-Motley at Wadena-Deer Creek Invite 9 a.m. Saturday.

Gobblers finish second

DEERWOOD — Kaila Schaaf shot a team-best 99 as the Aitkin Gobblers finished second in Tuesday’s Great River Conference tournament at Cuyuna Country Club.

Brittany Searle finished with 102 followed by Staci Orpin at 110 and Kaitlin Konsor at 116 for the Gobblers.

Team scores: 1-Pine City 410, 2-Aitkin 427, 3-Rush City 439, 4-Moose Lake-Willow River 458, 5-Braham 468, 6-Isle 513, 7-Onamia 538

Aitkin results: Kaila Schaaf 99, Brittany Searle 102, Staci Orpin 110, Kaitlin Konsor 116, Abbie Hughes 133 Krysta Haugly 134

Pioneers place fifth

HOWARD LAKE — Sam Herold shot 9-over-par 45 in leading the Pierz Pioneers to a fifth-place finish in Tuesday’s Central Minnesota Conference meet.

Anna Poster shot 48 for the Pioneers followed by Beth Woitalla’s 52 and Jessica Hawks’ 56.

Team scores: 1-Osakis 178, 2-Rockford 186, 3-Maple Lake 195, 4-Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 196, 5-Pierz 201, 6-Kimball-Eden Valley-Watkins 207, 7-Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted 225

Medalist: Erin Dingman 40 (KEVW)

Pierz results: Sam Herold 45, Anna Poster 48, Beth Woitalla 52, Jessica Hawks 56, Amber Girtz 62, Katie Kowalzeck 64

Conference standings: 1-Osakis 1303, Rockford 1394, 4-Maple Lake 1427, 4-Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 1464, 5-Kimball-Eden Valley-Watkins 1478, 6-Pierz 1492, 7-Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted 1690

Next: Pierz at Milaca Invite 9 a.m. Monday.