PERHAM — Hannah Barchus shaved 10 strokes off her opening round for a 97 Tuesday, June 8, and placed eighth in the Section 6-1A Tournament at Perham Lakeside Course.

The Pine River-Backus sophomore’s two-day 204 was good enough to land her a spot in the Class 1A State Tournament June 15-16.

Barchus fired nines of 51-46 for her 97 Tuesday, which was the sixth-best score of the day.

Teammate Cate Travis improved by two strokes Tuesday and finished 11th with a 216. Kassidy Bristow improved by three strokes and placed 20th.

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Team scores: 1-Park Christian 742, 2-Ottertail Central 847, 3-West Central 668
Individual medalist: Emily Stueland (Park Christian) 161
Pine River-Backus results: 8-Hannah Barchus 107-97 -- 204, 11-Cate Travis 109-107 -- 216, 20-Kassidy Bristow 124-121 -- 245
Next: Class 1A State Tournament at Pebble Creek Golf Club, Becker, June 15-16.