Area Boys Golf: Erhotlz goes really low to lead Cardinals
Five area teams were in action, including C-I/A in the final round of the Section 7-2A tournament
EAST GULL LAKE — A bogey on the par 3 seventh hole was the only blemish on the card of Staples-Motley senior Beck Erholtz who fired a 6-under 66 to lead the Cardinals to a team title in the Section 6-2A tuneup Tuesday, June 1, at Cragun’s Legacy Courses.
Erholtz finished with seven birdies, including four birdies and five pars on the back nine, to pace the field by six strokes.
Cater White and Grant Bestland tied for 10th with 82s.
Tyler Seeling finished fourth with a 75 to lead the Pequot Lakes Patriots to a tie for third with St. Cloud Cathedral.
Logan Herold finished fifth individually for the fifth-place Pierz Pioneers. Tyler Theis fired an 83 for 13th place. Lance Otremba tied Pequot’s Anthony Armstrong for 15th with 84s.
Ben Rekstad was the top Little Falls Flyer as fired a 17th-place 85 for the eighth-place Flyers.
Team scores: 1-Staples-Motley 318, 2-Albany 325, 3t-St. Cloud Cathedral 334, 3t-Pequot Lakes 334, 5t-Osakis 338, 5t-Pierz 338, 7-Melrose 358, 8-Little Falls 366, 9-Kimball 373, 10-Foley 381, 11-Sauk Centre 449
Individual medalist: Beck Erholtz (SM) 66
Little Falls results: Ben Rekstad 85, Cullen Moe 91, Nick Stevens 95, Hayden Johnson 95, Nolan Kray 100, George Moore 101
Pequot Lakes results: Tyler Seeling 75, Anthony Armstrong 84, Ethan Thomas 87, Isaac Seeker 88, Hunter Nybakken 90, Michael Oseland 95
Pierz results: Logan Herold 78, Tyler Theis 83, Lance Otremba 84, Connor Gotvald 93, Jacob LeBlanc 97, Alex Banick 101
Staples-Motley results: Grant Bestland 82, Carter White 82, Peyton Mithun 88, Isaiah Schultz 89, Adam Oberlander 90
Next: Little Falls, Pequot Lakes, Pierz, Staples-Motley in Section 6-2A opening round at Blackberry Ridge Golf Club 12:10 p.m. Friday, June 4.
Meyers earn top 20 finishes
BIWABIK — Crosby-Ironton/Aitkin’s Will Meyer fired a two-day 170 to land in the top 15 of the Section 7-2A Tournament Tuesday, June 1 at Giants Ridge Resort.
It wasn’t good enough to advance to the Class 2A state tournament, but the sophomore followed up his opening round 87 with an 83 Tuesday to finish in 14th place.
Older brother Frank Meyer finished with a two-round 176 to land in a tie for 16th and Tyler Bill shot a 198 for 38th place.
Team scores: 1-Cloquet 640, 2-Duluth Marshall 663, 3-Hermantown 398, 4-Mora 715, 5-International Falls 719
Section champion: Sam Baker (Cloquet) 153
Crosby-Ironton/Aitkin results: Will Meyer 87-83 -- 170, Frank Meyer 89-87 -- 176, Tyler Bill 90-108 -- 198