Park Rapids' Anna Eckmann opened the state Class AA girls golf tournament by carding a 9-over par 81 at the Ridges at Sand Creek course near Jordan on Tuesday, June 15.

Eckmann followed a 40 on the front side with a 41 on the back side. Park Rapids' Mady Maninga was tied for 28th place after carding a 91 with rounds of 44 and 47.

Perham's Mallory Belka topped the field with a 73 while Lake City's Jordana Windhorst followed at 75.

In the boys Class AA tournament, United North Central's Andreas Aho carded rounds of 39 and 41 for an 80 to share 38th place after the first day. Cloquet's Sam Baker carded a 68 to hold a three-shot lead of Staples-Motley's Beck Erholtz entering the final 18 holes on Wednesday, June 16.

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