Area Girls Golf: Virnig 5th, Pierz 2nd at Greystone

Pierz and Pine River-Backus took to the links Wednesday, April 28.

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SAUK CENTRE — Emily Virnig’s 97 landed her in fifth place and the Pierz Pioneers in second place in the Sauk Centre Invite Wednesday, April 28, at Greystone Golf Club.

Ellie Fischer and Addy Nelson tied for sixth with matching 102s and Tiffany Virnig placed 16th with a 110 for Pierz.

Team scores: 1-Albany 393, 2-Pierz 411, 3-Melrose 438, 4-Sauk Centre 462, 5-BOLD 466
Individual medalist: Abby Thelen (Albany) 90
Pierz results: Emily Virnig 97, Ellie Fischer 102, Abby Nelson 102, Tiffany Virnig 110, Addie LeBlanc 135
Next: Pierz in Granite Ridge Conference meet at Elk River Golf Club noon, Thursday, April 29


PRB places 3rd

PARK RAPIDS — Hannah Barchus fired a 50 to lead the Pine River-Backus Tigers to a third-place showing in a Northern Pines Conference invite Wednesday, April 28, at Headwaters Golf Course.

Teammates Cate Travis shot 53 and Kassidy Bristow 72.

Team scores: 1-Park Rapids 147, 2-Big Fork 173, 3-Pine River-Backus 174, 4-Cass Lake-Bena inc., Deer River inc. Walker-Hackensack-Akeley inc., United North Central inc. Red Lake inc.
Individual medalist: Mady Maninga (PR) 45
Pine River-Backus results: Hannah Barchus 50, Cate Travis 53, Kassidy Bristow 72
Next: Pine River-Backus at Headwaters Golf Club, Park Rapids, 9 a.m. Monday, May 3.
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