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Kristofferson earns medalist honors at Long Bow

Katie Kristofferson tuned up for the upcoming section tournaments by carding the best round of her career Thursday.

The Park Rapids junior shot an 81 to claim medalist honors at the Northern Pines Invitational at Long Bow Golf Course, which is the site of the Section 8AA tournament on June 2.

Mariena Dearstyne's 100, Tonya Melott's 102 and Katie Walsh's 106 led the Panthers to a 389 team score for runner-up honors in this nine-team meet.

Fosston claimed the team title with a 377 while Nevis was third with a 457. McKenzie Harris' 102, Olivia Toft's 116, Kara Rich's 119 and Allyson Snyder's 120 led the Tigers.

Team scores: Fosston 377, Park Rapids 389, Nevis 457, Climax-Fisher 476, Red Lake 589. Incomplete teams: Cass Lake-Bena, Fertile-Beltrami, Northome-Kelliher, Win-E-Mac.

Individual results

Medalist: Katie Kristofferson 81. 2, Amy Mireault, Fosston, 86. 3, Suzanne Dufault, Fosston, 91.

Park Rapids results

Katie Kristofferson 81, Mariena Dearstyne 100, Tonya Melott 102, Katie Walsh 106, Allycia Zinke 132.

Nevis results

McKenzie Harris 102, Olivia Toft 116, Kara Rich 119, Allyson Snyder 120, Sam Wormley 145, Jordan Walters 156.

Kristofferson leads PR at Blueberry

Kristofferson's 84 led the Panthers to a seventh-place finish at last Tuesday's United North Central Invitational at Blueberry Pines.

Valli Florack's 132, Taylor Ondracek's 141 and Emily Creager's 142 rounded out the Panthers' 499 team score.

United North Central finished sixth with a 427 behind Tasha Maninga's 95, Heather Brostrom's 107, Jenny Jolkinen's 112 and Ally Ohlgren's 113.

Emily Israelson shot a 76 to earn medalist honors and lead Staples-Motley to the team title with a 348.

Team scores: Staples-Motley 348, Pequot Lakes 351, Grand Rapids 355, Bemidji 366, Wadena-Deer Creek 418, United North Central 427, Park Rapids 499.

Individual results

Medalist: Emily Israelson, S-M, 38-38-76. 2, Katie Sheetz, GR, 41-40-81. 3, Dani Delgreco, GF, 39-42-81. 4, Maggie Heggerston, PL, 38-44-82. 5, Katie Kristofferson, PR, 39-45-84.

Park Rapids results

Katie Kristofferson 39-45-84, Valli Florack 66-66-132, Taylor Ondracek 61-80-142, Emily Creager 64-78-142.

United North Central results

Tasha Maninga 47-48-95, Heather Brostrom 51-56-107, Jenny Jolkinen 56-56-112, Ally Ohlgren 58-55-113, Dana Niska 67-72-139.