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Lakers sweep Mid-State Conference golf titles

Detroit Lakes took advantage of its home course to sweep the Mid-State Conference golf titles last Wednesday.

Matty Tschider shot an 81 to share medalist honors in leading Detroit Lakes to the girls title with a 338 while Karter Smith carded a 70 to lead the Lakers to the boys title with a 295 at Detroit Country Club.

Park Rapids finished fourth in the girls meet with a 405 while the Panthers placed sixth in the boys meet with a 366.

Joining Tschider on the all-conference team were Staples-Motley's Emily Israelson with an 81 and Kelly Hagenson with an 86; Detroit Lakes' Courtney Hedstrom with an 83, Trisa Hutchinson with an 85 and Natalie Roth with an 89; and Wadena-Deer Creek's Kayla Krause with an 86.

Pequot Lakes finished second with a 358. Comprising Park Rapids' 405 team score were Kirsten Erickson and Hannah Williams with 97s, Katie Kristofferson with a 100 and Katie Walsh with a 111.

In the boys meet, Carter's 70, Tanner Lane's 73, Connor Hedstrom's 76 and Nate Ginnaty's 76 led the Lakers to the team title. Staples-Motley finished second with a 302 as Nick Forsberg's 72, Zach Israelson's 73 and Tanner Roberts' 78 rounded out the seven-member all-conference team.

Leading the Panthers were Bailey Mueller with an 88, Dustin Bethel with a 91, Nate Carlson with a 93 and Ed Carlson with a 95.

Girls team scores: Detroit Lakes 338, Pequot Lakes 358, Wadena-Deer Creek 387, Park Rapids 405, Staples-Motley 419, Crosby-Ironton incomplete.

All-conference golfers

1 (tie), Matty Tschider, DL, and Emily Israelson, S-M, 81. 3, Courtney Hedstrom, DL, 83. 4, Trisa Hutchinson, DL, 85. 5 (tie), Kelly Hagenson, SM, and Kayla Krause, W-DC, 86. 7, Natalie Roth, DL, 89.

Park Rapids scores

Kirsten Erickson 97, Hannah Williams 97, Katie Kristofferson 100, Katie Walsh 111, Allycia Zinke 138.

Boys team scores: Detroit Lakes 295, Staples-Motley 302, Pequot Lakes 324, Wadena-Deer Creek 334, Crosby-Ironton 348, Park Rapids 366.

All-conference golfers

1, Karter Smith, DL, 70. 2, Nick Forsberg, S-M, 72. 3 (tie), Zach Israelson, S-M, and Tanner Lane, DL, 73. 5 (tie), Connor Hedstrom, DL, and Nate Ginnaty, DL, 76. 7, Tanner Roberts, S-M, 78.

Park Rapids scores

Bailey Mueller 88, Dustin Bethel 91, Nate Carlson 93, Ed Carlson 95, Ian Johnson 96, Gairett Johnson 103.