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Panthers advance to section golf meet

Five solid scores led the Park Rapids girls golf team to the section tournament for the first time since 2001.

Katie Kristofferson's 92, Mary Kading's 95, Mindy Lawrence's 101 and a pair of 105s by Kirsten Erickson and Hannah Williams gave the Panthers a 393 team score for third place at Thursday's North Subsection 8AA meet at Thief River Falls.

Crookston won the subsection title with a 359 and East Grand Forks was second with a 370. Roseau finished fourth with a 397.

The top three teams advanced to the Section 8AA tournament Tuesday at Longbow Golf Club near Walker. Park Rapids won the subsection title in 2001 before placing third at the Section 8A meet.

Crookston's Lindsey Morgan earned medalist honors with an 83. East Grand Forks' Leah Jensen was second with an 87. Kristofferson was fifth with a 92.

Team scores: Crookston 359, East Grand Forks 370, Park Rapids 393, Roseau 397, Thief River Falls 403, Walker-Hackensack-Akeley 432, Warroad 443.

Individual results

Medalist: Lindsay Morgan, Crookston, 83. 2, Leah Jensen, EGF, 87. 3, Rachel Wold, Crookston, 90. 4, Taylor Guthrie, EGF, 91. 5, Katie Kristofferson, Park Rapids, 92. Other section qualifiers: Aundriah Lindgren, TRF, 94; Corissa Kruse, TRF, 96; Emily Hallie, Roseau, 97; Tori Bazey, Roseau, 99; Katie Olson, Roseau, 100; Amy Foss, Roseau, 101.

Park Rapids scores

Katie Kristofferson 92, Mary Kading 95, Mindy Lawrence 101, Kirsten Erickson 105, Hannah Williams 105.