Panthers make debut
Mariena Dearstyne and Hannah Williams finished in the top five spots in leading the Park Rapids girls golf team to fourth place at Monday’s Park Rapids Invitational at Headwaters Country Club.
Dearstyne earned runner-up honors with an 88 while Williams tied for fifth place with a 91 as the Panthers carded a 397 in their season debut.
Riley Kimball’s 108 and Alyza Edevold’s 110 rounded out Park Rapids’ team score.
Bemidji topped the 12-team field with a 386 while Roseau (395) and Moorhead (396) followed. Moorhead’s Mandy Boyle earned medalist honors with a 79.
United North Central fielded an incomplete team. Tasha Maninga tied for third with an 89 while Laura Niska carded a 101 and Ally Ohlgren shot a 103 for the Warriors.
Team scores: Bemidji 386, Roseau 395, Moorhead 396, Park Rapids Orange 397, Fosston 413, Detroit Lakes 414, East Grand Forks 416, Crookston 448, Red Lake 541, Bagley 547, Park Rapids Black 588, United North Central incomplete.
Medalist: Mandy Boyle, Moorhead 40-39-79. 2, Mariena Dearstyne, Park Rapids, 43-45-88. 3 (tie), Tasha Maninga, UNC, 46-43-89. 3 (tie), Kelsey Schlenk, EGF, 42-47-89. 5 (tie), Hannah Williams, Park Rapids, 44-47-91. 5 (tie), Morgan Miller, Bemidji, 44-47-91.
Park Rapids Orange results
Mariena Dearstyne 43-45-88, Hannah Williams 44-47-91, Riley Kimball 52-56-108, Alyza Edevold 53-57-110, Dana McDonald 56-61-117, Drew Hilmanowski 56-65-121.
Park Rapids Black results
Lexi Stevenson 66-69-135, Jada Current 65-69-137, MacKenzie Hensel 75-81-156, Paige Fritze 81-79-160.
United North Central results
Tasha Maninga 46-43-89, Laura Niska 46-55-101, Ally Ohlgren 49-54-103.
Panthers coast in conference debut
Dearstyne carded an even-par 36 and Williams followed with a 38 as the Panthers dominated the Northern Pines Conference opener Tuesday at HCC.
Dana McDonald added a 53 as the Panthers carded a three-player score of 127.
Nevis used a 48 by McKenzie Harris, a 49 by Olivia Toft and a 66 by Samantha Wormley to finish second with a 163.
Team scores: Park Rapids 127, Nevis 163, Blackduck 173, Red Lake 188, Northome/Kelliher 193, Cass Lake 196.
Medalist: Mariena Dearstyne, PR, 36.
Park Rapids results
Mariena Dearstyne 36, Hannah Williams 38, Dana McDonald 53, Riley Kimball 54, Alyza Edevold 55, Drew Hilmanowski 58.
McKenzie Harris 48, Olivia Toft 49, Samantha Wormley 66.