Area Boys Golf: S-M's Erholtz, C-I win Mid-Minn meet
DEERWOOD—Staples-Motley's Beck Erholtz fired a 72 for medalist honors and Crosby-Ironton won the team competition by 14 strokes in a Mid-Minn Conference meet Thursday, May 9, at Cuyuna Rolling Hills.
C-I placed five golfers in the top eight led by Casey Finerty's 78 that placed him third.
Brady Raph finished second two-strokes back with a 74 for third-place Pine River-Backus.
Fourth-place Pequot Lakes was led by Hunter Nybakken's 90 and Sam Sadlovsky was fourth with an 80 for fifth-place Aitkin.
Team scores: 1-Crosby-Ironton 326, 2-Staples-Motley 340, 3-Pine River-Backus 350, 4-Pequot Lakes 375, 5-Aitkin 325, inc-Wadena-Deer Creek
Individual medalist: Beck Erholtz (SM) 72
Aitkin results: Sam Sadlovsky 80, Tyler Bill 104, Thomas Gustin 120, Nathan Stifter 121, Jacob Epseth 127.
Crosby-Ironton results: 2-Casey Finnerty 78, 5-Colten Turk 81, 6-Cayden Turk 83, 7t-Will Meyer, Frank Meyer 84, 12-Joe Stockman 87
Pequot Lakes results: 13-Hunter Nybakken 90, Ethan Thomas 92, Isaac Seeker 93, Darby Boelter 100, Quady Bernu 102, Joey Dotty 102
Pine River-Backus results: 2-Brady Raph 74, Keenan Dahl 85, Tyler DeGrote 93, Joe Zaczkowski 98, Brady Bristow 101
Staples-Motley results: 1-Beck Erholtz 72, Finn Erholtz 86, Adam Oberlander 87, Alex Giza 95, Alex Rosenthal 102, Jack Adamietz 105
Conference standings: 1-Pequot Lakes 120, 2-Crosby-Ironton 112, 3-Staples-Motley 110.5, 4-Pine River-Backus 81, 5-Aitkin 40, 6-Wadena-Deer Creek 15
Next: Aitkin, Crosby-Ironton, Pequot Lakes, Staples-Motley, Wadena-Deer Creek in Mid-State Conference meet at The Vintage in Staples 9 a.m. Monday, May 13.
KIMBALL—Logan Herold fired a first-place 39 to led the Pierz Pioneers to a team victory in a Central Minnesota Conference meet Thursday, May 9, at Kimball Golf Club.
Alex Poster, Nick Scholl and Alex Wilson tied for sixth with 43s for the Pioneers who lead the conference standings with 683 strokes.
Team scores: 1-Pierz 168, 2-K-EVW 174, 3-Paynesville 197, 4-BBE 215, 5-Osakis 195, 6-Maple Lake/HLWW 197
Individual medalist: Logan Herold (Pierz) 39
Pierz results: 1-Logan Herold 39, 6-Alex Poster 43, 6-Nick Scholl 43, 6-Alex Wilson 43, Isaac Stangel 47, Lance Otremba 48
Conference standings: 1-Pierz 683, 2-K-EVW 709, 3-Maple Lake/HLWW 764, 4-Osakis 790, 5-Paynesville 799, 4-BBE 215, 6-Osakis 862
Next: Pierz in Virginia Invite at Giants Ridge Resort in Biwabik Friday, May 10.
FERGUS FALLS—Ethan Thomsen carded a 97 to lead the seventh-place Pillager Huskies in a Quad County Conference meet Thursday, May 9, at Pebble Lake Golf Course.
Team scores: 1-Hillcrest 326, 2-Ottertail Central 333, 3-Underwood 358, 4-Ashby 402, 5-WCA 423, 6-Rothsay 426, 7-Pillager 431, 8-Border West 433
Individual medalist: John Vall (Hillcrest) 75
Pillager results: Ethan Thomsen 97, Owen Pantzke 105, Jack Burm 108, Ethan Kocur 121, Evan Imgrund 121
Next: Pillager in Quad County Conference meet at Tipsinah Golf Course in Elbow Lake 10 a.m Monday, May 13.