by Pat Garry, staff writer
The girls partook in the -pre-sections at Sartell’s –Blackberry Ridge last Monday, May 6. The purpose of the meet is to give the golfers a chance to play the course and learn set-ups of holes and greens. It’s a very relaxed milieu, and the kids have a chance to meet up with other golfers that they will compete against at sections. Participating schools were: -Aitkin, Albany, Kimball/-Eden Valley-Watkins, Melrose, Milaca, Osakis, -Paynesville, Pierz, -Sauk Centre, St. Cloud Cathedral, and Staples-Motley. EV-W/K results: Erica Rausch, 114; Avery Maus, 118; Ellie Schmaltz, 129; Taylor Ruprecht, 141; Shaelyn Desm, 144; Ellie Brovold, 147. Top three team results: Albany, 384; Milaca, 390; St. Cloud Cathedral, 394; Pierz, 403; Staples-Motley, 414; Osakis, 418; Sauk Centre, 430; Paynesville, 451; Melrose, 467; K/EV-W, 502. Staples-Motley’s Bo Erholtz was awarded medalist honors with an 87.