B.E. Area golfers 2nd at Jordan Invite
JORDAN — The Blue Earth Area Buc boys golf lineup placed second, while the Fairmont Cardinal boys team finished eighth at the Jordan Invitational on Thursday at Ridges @ Sand Creek.
St. Peter captured the team championship with a score of 304, while BEA totalled 323 and Fairmont hit 368.
The Bucs’ Hunter Spencer fired a 76 to place fifth individually, while teammate Manning Lane netted sixth with a 78.
Braden Gudahl notched an 18-hole round of 83 on the state tournament course, while Gaven Bruellman tallied an 86 for BEA’s final counting score.
Ashton Lloyd hit an 86 and Max Ehrich knocked a 94 to round out the Bucs’ scoring.
Fairmont’s Tanner DeWar led the way for the Cardinals with an 84, good for 19th as an individual, while Alexander Moeller totalled an 89.
Colby Grotte tallied a 97 and Brock Lutterman hit a 98 for the final two Cardinal contributing scores.
David Maakestad’s 100 and Mathew Cone’s 111 rounded out the Cardinals’ scoring.
St. Peter’s Kendall Nicolai hit the medalist score of a one-under 71, while the Saints’ Carter Douse hit the runner-up medalist score on an even 72.
Both Blue Earth Area and Fairmont hit the course again at 9 a.m. Monday for the Big South Championship at Rose Lake Golf Course in Fairmont.
Jordan Invitational (Girls) — The Fairmont girls took fifth, while the Blue Earth Area girls finished sixth at the Jordan Invite on Thursday.
Maggy Totzke led the Cardinals with a score of 93, good for 11th as an individual, while Anna Nordquist finished 13th overall at 94.
Isabell Geiger notched a 96 for 17th, while Anika Haugen hit a 108 for the final Cardinal counting score.
Bailey Martinson hit a 113 and Brynn Gustafson knocked a 129 to round out the Cardinals’ scoring.
Mateja Lane led the Bucs with a 95 to place 15th as an individual, while Claire Jordan hit a 102 for 22nd place overall.
Maddie Armon knocked a 113 to finish 28th and Liz Beeler totalled a 117 to finish the BEA contributing scores.
Kylie Rosenau finished right behind Beeler at 32nd overall with a 118, while Olivia Stewart was close behind Rosenau at 120 for 33rd.
Both the Bucs and Cardinals tee off at the Big South Conference Meet at Rose Lake Golf Course at 1:30 p.m. Monday.