Warrior Boys Golf: Foley in fifth, Warriors fourth after Day 1
SAUK CENTRE — Michael Foley fired a first-round 75 to place him in a tie for fifth-place and land the Brainerd Warriors in fourth place during the opening round of the Section 8-3A tournament Monday at Greystone Golf course.
Moorhead’s Ben Welle shot an even-par 72 to lead the field and put the Spuds in the lead by 10 strokes over second-place Buffalo.
Brainerd’s Tommy Olson is tied for ninth with a 77. TJ Perpich shot a 78 to put him in a tie for 14th and Nik Helland fired an 80 for Brainerd’s 310.
Thomas Stoxen shot 81 and Aaron Rich an 85 for the Warriors, who will play in the Section’s final round Tuesday.
Team scores: 1-Moorhead 298, 2-Buffalo 308, 3-Alexandria 309, 4-Brainerd 310, 5-Bemidji 312, 6-St. Cloud Tech 316, 7-Sartell 330, 8-Willmar 331, 9-Sauk Rapids 340, 10-Monticello 347, 11-Big Lake 371, 12-St. Cloud Apollo 374
First-round leader: Ben Welle (Moorhead) 72
Brainerd results: 5t-Michael Foley 75, 9t-Tommy Olson 77, 14t-TJ Perpich 78, 22t-Nik Helland 80, 25t-Thomas Stoxen 81, 43t-Aaron Rich 85
Next: Brainerd in final round of Section 8-3A tournament at Greystone Golf Course in Sauk Centre 9 a.m. Tuesday.