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Kristofferson, Dearstyne lead was as Panthers claim Northern Pines title

Alyza Edevold chipped onto the No. 15 green during the United North Central Invitational at Blueberry Pines.1 / 2
Dana McDonald rolled a putt toward the cup on the No. 15 green during the United North Central Invitational at Blueberry Pines.2 / 2

Katie Kristofferson and Mariena Dearstyne earned all-conference honors in leading the Park Rapids girls golf team to the Northern Pines Conference title.

Dearstyne carded a 42 and Kristofferson carded a 47 as the Panthers won the final conference meet at Castle Highlands last Tuesday with a 141. Alyza Edevold's 53 rounded out Park Rapids' team score.

Park Rapids finished first in four of the five conference meets and averaged a 146.2 to claim the conference title. In the five conference meets, Kristofferson led the way with 217 strokes while Dearstyne was third with 227 strokes.

Team scores: Park Rapids 141, Deer River 150, Nevis 157, Red Lake 160, Bigfork 166, Northome/Kelliher 168, Walker-Hackensack-Akeley 168, Blackduck 193, Cass Lake-Bena incomplete.

Park Rapids scores

Mariena Dearstyne 42, Katie Kristofferson 46, Alyza Edevold 53, Riley Kimball 54, Lexi Stevenson 55, Dana McDonald 56.

Panthers card low round

Dearstyne, Katie Walsh and Drew Hilmanowski carded their low rounds of the season as the Panthers carded their low round of the season at Saturday's Wadena-Deer Creek Invitational.

Dearstyne's 86, Kristofferson's 90, Hannah Williams' 93 and Walsh's 100 led the Panthers to fifth place with a 369. Hilmanowski followed with a 105.

Alexandria's Natalie Amundson earned medalist honors with a 79 while Grand Rapids led the nine-team field with a 338.

Team scores: Grand Rapids 338, Alexandria 343, Bemidji 358, Staples-Motley 360, Park Rapids 369, Moorhead 377, Wadena-Deer Creek 388, Nevis 460, United North Central incomplete.

Individual results

Medalist: Natalie Amundson, Alex, 79. 2 (tie), Emily Israelson, S-M, Emily Thule, Alex, and Katie Sheets, GR, 80.

Park Rapids scores

Mariena Dearstyne 86, Katie Kristofferson 90, Hannah Williams 93, Katie Walsh 100, Drew Hilmanowski 105, Jada Current 152.

Kristofferson leads Panthers

Kristofferson's 91 led the Panthers to eighth place at last Tuesday's United North Central Invitational at Blueberry Pines.

Dearstyne's 107, Riley Kimball's 109 and Dana McDonald's 114 rounded out the Panthers' 421 team score.

Dana DelGreco carded a 74 to lead Grand Rapids to the team title with a 337 in this 10-team meet.

Tasha Maninga carded an 86 for UNC.

Team scores: Grand Rapids 337, Pequot Lakes 340, Bemidji 352, Staples-Motley 375, Moorhead 386, Wadena-Deer Creek 399, Detroit Lakes JV 404, Park Rapids 421. Bagley and United North Central incomplete.

Individual results

Medalist: Dani DelGreco, GR, 74. 2, Emily Israelson, SM, 80. 3, Morgan Miller, Bem, 83. 4 (tie), Maggie Heggerston, PL, Megan Snyder, PL, Katie Sheetz, GR, 84.

Park Rapids scores

Katie Kristofferson 47-44-91, Mariena Dearstyne 55-52-107, Riley Kimball 57-52-109, Dana McDonald 59-55-114, Alyza Edevold 61-58-119, Lexi Stevenson 69-70-139.