Dravis receives Mid-State honors by winning playoff
A birdie on the first playoff hole gave Park Rapids' Cody Dravis the final all-conference spot as the Park Rapids boys golf team finished fifth at the Mid-State Conference tournament at The Vintage at Staples on Monday, May 13.
Dravis tied three other golfers at 78 for seventh place before winning a sudden-death playoff to earn all-conference honors. Tate Usher's 83, Alec Nordin's 106 and Isaiah Phillippi's 107 completed the Panthers' 374 team score.
Staples-Motley's Beck Erholtz carded a 5-under-par 67 to claim medalist honors. Detroit Lakes captured at least a share of the team title for the 26th year in a row by joining Crosby-Ironton with a 310. Staples-Motley was third in this seven-team field with a 328 while Pequot Lakes took fourth with a 340.
The other all-conference golfers were Crosby-Ironton's Cayden Turk (74) and Casey Finnerty (75), Detroit Lakes' Hunter Burnside (74), Staples-Motley's Finn Erholtz (77) and Aitkin's Sam Sadlowsky (77).
Team scores: Detroit Lakes 310, Crosby-Ironton 310, Staples-Motley 328, Pequot Lakes 340, Park Rapids 374, Aitkin 420, Wadena-Deer Creek incomplete.
Medalist: Beck Erholtz, SM, 67. 2, Cayden Turk, CI, 74. 2, Hunter Burnside, DL, 74. 4, Casey Finnerty, CI, 75. 5, Finn Erholtz, SM, 77. 5, Sam Sadlowsky, A, 77. 7, Cody Dravis, PR, 78. 7, Colten Turk, CI, 78. 7, Daniel Rozsa, DL, 78. 7, Drew Schwan, DL, 78. Other Park Rapids scores: Tate Usher 83, Alec Nordin 106, Isaiah Phillippi 107, James Hartig 112, Blake Simpson 122.