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Tanner Schnathorst carded a 72 to lead Detroit Lakes to the team title with a 314 at Tuesday’s Detroit Lakes Invitational boys golf tournament at Detroit Country Club. United North Central finished seventh in the nine-team meet with a 360 behind Luke Wurdock’s 83, Gavin Mickelson’s 84, Vaughn Massie’s 90 and Anthony Wurdock’s 103. Hunter Utke and Jackson Leckner carded 96s to lead Park Rapids to ninth place with a 410.
Charles Haataja and Al Pietila picked up wins as the Menahga baseball team swept a Park Region Conference doubleheader from Parkers Prairie last Tuesday. Haataja allowed seven hits and no runs over 5 1/3 innings in Menahga’s 3-0 victory in the first game.
Detroit Lakes had four golfers finish in the top six spots to claim the team title in the East-West Invitational. The Lakers led the 11-team field after Friday’s first 18 holes at Longbow Golf Club with a 296 and followed with a 157 at Headwaters Country Club Saturday for a two-day total of 453.
Isaac Overmyer won the distance races as the Park Rapids boys track and field team finished eighth at Saturday’s state Class A True Team meet at Stillwater. Overmyer won the 1,600-meter run in 4:32.37 and the 3,200 run in 10:02.94 to account for 36 of the Panthers’ 245 points.
Another outstanding group of senior athletes will be honored at the 38th annual Park Rapids All Sports Banquet Wednesday night at the Area High School Gymnasium.
Park Rapids captured six titles at Tuesday’ s Mid-State Conference boys and girls track and field meet at Detroit Lakes. In the girls meet, the Panthers won four events and finished third with 91.50 points while Isaac Overmyer won two events to lead the boys to fourth place with 75 points.
Combining 10 hits with seven walks and six errors gave the Park Rapids baseball team its first win of the season against a Section 8AA opponent Tuesday. Chase Brand led the Panthers’ offensive attack by going 3 for 4 with three runs and three RBI as the Panthers rolled to a 17-3 win in six innings at Thief River Falls.
Park Rapids and Perham combined for 62 hits and 50 runs in splitting a Mid-State Conference fastpitch softball doubleheader last Friday at Perham. Perham scored a run in the bottom of the seventh inning to win the first game 15-14 while the Panthers scored three times in the seventh to earn the split with a 12-9 victory in the second game. Both teams rallied in the first game before Perham prevailed. The Panthers jumped out to a 7-0 lead by scoring four times in the first and three times in
Mariena Dearstyne earned all-conference honorable mention honors with an 89 as the Park Rapids girls golf team finished fifth at Monday’s Mid-State Conference meet at Ruttger’s Golf Course near Brainerd. Kate Smith repeated as medalist with a 73 in leading Detroit Lakes to a repeat title with a 328. Rounding out the Panthers’ 405 team score were Alyza Edevold with a 98, Drew Hilmanowski with a 105 and Dana McDonald with a 113. Team scores: Detroit Lakes 328, Pequot Lakes 338, Staples-Motley 390, Wadena-Dee
East Grand Forks avenged a 4-3 loss to the Park Rapids boys tennis team earlier in the season with a 4-3 win Tuesday at Crookston. Ben Baumgartner and Jeff Dickinson prevailed in straight sets in singles while Nolan Booge and Logan Johnson prevailed in a third-set tiebreaker at No. 3 doubles to lead the Panthers.