Area Girls Golf: Virnig, Pierz win at Elk River

Three area golf teams compete Thursday, April 29

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ELK RIVER — Emily Virnig fired a first-place 86 to lead the Pierz Pioneers to a first-place tie with Milaca in a Granite Ridge Conference meet Thursday, April 29, at Elk River Golf Club.

Virnig fired nines of 42-44. She eagled the 400-yard par 5 fifth hole.

Ellie Fischer placed third with her 96. Tiffany Virnig shot 117 and Kaylee Gruber a 121 leading to Pierz’s 420 team score.


Team scores: 1t-Milaca 420, 1t-Pierz 420, 3-Zimmerman 424, 4-Mora 486
Individual medalist:
Pierz results: Emily Virnig 86, Ellie fischer 96, Tiffany Virnig 117, kaylee Gruber 121, Cameryn Herold 130, Addie LeBlanc 133
Next: Pierz in pre-section meet at Blackberry Ridge Golf Club 9:30 a.m. Monday, May 3.

Flyers 3rd

ALBANY — Maddie Doblo finished with a 119 and Olivia Dempsy shot 120 for the third-place Little Falls Flyers in a Granite Ridge Conference meet Thursday, April 29, at Albany Golf Club.

Team scores: 1-Albany 362, 2-St. Cloud Cathedral, 3-Little Falls inc.
Individual medalist: Kaitlyn Lahr (Albany) 86
Little Falls results: Maddie Doblo 119, Olivia Dempsey 120, Ellie Lozier 132
Next: Little Falls in a Granite Ridge Conference meet at Pierz Golf Course 5 p.m. Thursday, May 6.

Pillager competes

FERGUS FALLS — Kimberly Keefe fired a 112 and Natalie Birr shot 154 for the Pillager Huskies in a Quad County Conference meet Thursday, April 29, at Pebble Lake Golf Course.


Team scores: 1-Hillcrest 314, 2-West Central 352
Individual medalist: Ady Tysdal (Ottertail Central) 84
Pillager results: Kimberly Keefe 112, Natalie Birr 154
Next: Pillager in a Quad County Conference meet at Tipsinah Mounds, Elbow Lake, 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 4.
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