Panthers win Northern Pines meet at Tianna
Katie Kristofferson shared medalist honors in leading the Park Rapids girls golf team to the title in the first Northern Pines Conference meet of the season.
Kristofferson and Walker-Hackensack-Akeley's Megan Eckman carded 46s at Thursday's conference meet at Walker's Tianna Country Club. Mariena Dearstyne's 48 and Hannah Williams' 52 led the Panthers to the team title with a three-player score of 146. Katie Walsh shot a 58 while Ali Walsh and Lexi Stevenson carded 65 for the Panthers.
Nevis took third with a 166 behind Kara Rich's 52 and a pair of 57s by Allyson Snyder and Olivia Toft. Deer River was second with a 158 team score.
Team scores: Park Rapids 146, Deer River 158, Nevis 166, Blackduck 182, Red Lake 184, Northome-Kelliher 221. Incomplete teams: Bagley/Fosston, Cass Lake-Bena and Walker-Hackensack-Akeley.
Co-medalists: Katie Kristofferson, PR, and Megan Eckman, WHA, 46. 3, Mariena Dearstyne, PR, 48.
Park Rapids results
Katie Kristofferson 46, Mariena Dearstyne 48, Hannah Williams 52, Katie Walsh 58, Ali Walsh 65, Lexi Stevenson 65.
Kara Rich 52, Allyson Snyder 57, Olivia Toft 57, McKenzie Harris 58, Sam Wormley 71, Amber Scouton 97.