United North Central qualified three golfers for the Section 8AA tournament with top-six finishes during the Subsection 8AA South tournament at Headwaters Golf Course on Wednesday, June 2.
Andreas Aho carded a 78 on the par-72 course to share fourth place and Carter Hillukka carded a 79 to place sixth to advance as UNC finished fifth in the team standings with a 350. Nick Wurdock’s 93 and Joey Hillukka’s 100 rounded the Warriors’ team score while Ryan Tolkkinen had a 104 and Josh Hillukka carded a 118. Detroit Lakes’ Lukas Justesen earned medalist honors with a 72.
Barnesville led the boys field with a 314 while Detroit Lakes (317) and Fergus Falls (337) earned the other team trips to the section tournament. Perham was fourth in the eight-team field with a 347.
In the girls tournament, UNC’s Alayna Day advanced by carding a 93 for fifth place. Perham’s Mallory Belka earned medalist honors with an even-par 72 while Fergus Falls (367), Perham (377) and Barneville (426) advanced to the section tournament.
The Bemidji Town and Country Club will host the Section 8AA tournament on June 7-8.