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Panthers open season with a 390 at The Preserve

Three golfers carded rounds under 100 as the Park Rapids girls golf team opened the season by placing 11th at the 16-team Brainerd/Pequot Lakes Invitational Thursday and Friday at Grand View Lodge.

During Thursday's round at The Preserve, the Panthers carded a 390 behind Hannah Williams' 87, Katie Kristofferson's 88, Mariena Dearstyne's 100 and Katie Walsh's 115.

Brainerd's Jenny Muesing carded a 74 while Pequot Lakes shot a 333 to lead the way after the first day.

On Friday, the Panthers carded a 411 at The Pines with Kristofferson's 90, Dearstyne's 99, Williams' 101 and Walsh's 121 comprising the team score.

Grand Rapids' Katie Sheet shot an 80 to claim medalist honors with a two-day total of 156. Dani Torgerson also shot an 80 in helping St. Cloud Apollo card a 338 to claim the title with a two-day total of 687, one shot ahead of Pequot Lakes. Park Rapids finished with a two-day total of 801.

Team scores: St. Cloud Apollo 349-338-687, Pequot Lakes 333-355-688, Bemidji 353-343-696, Grand Rapids 342-362-704, Brainerd 348-375-723, International Falls 357-379-736, Monticello 390-354-741, Hermantown 382-368-750, Staples-Motley 396-382-778, Moorhead 394-399-793, Park Rapids 390-411-801, Duluth East 393-412-805, Fergus Falls 392-413-805, Sartell 393-422-815, Park Center 428-446-974, Crosby-Ironton incomplete.

Individual results

Medalist: Katie Sheet, GR, 76-80-156. 2, Jenny Muesing, Brd, 74-85-159. 2, Savannah Stone, PL, 79-82-160. 4, Emily Israelson, S-M, 81-82-163. 5, Dani Torgerson, SCA, 68-60-166.

Park Rapids results

Katie Kristofferson 88-90-178, Hannah Williams 87-101-189, Mariena Dearstyne 100-99-199, Katie Walsh 115-121-236, Ali Walsh 131-128-259, Dana McDonald 131-128-259.