Panthers, Warriors tee it up at Warroad
The Park Rapids boys and United North Central golf teams competed at the Warroad Invitational on Tuesday, May 21, in preparation for the Section 8AA North tournament.
Tate Usher's 86, Cody Dravis' 87, Kaelan Emerson's 98 and Isaiah Phillippi's 108 led Park Rapids to fifth place in the boys meet with a 379. UNC followed in sixth place with a 391 behind a pair of 96s by Mason Hotakainen and Jimmy Hillukka, Nick Wurdock's 99 and Nick Treinen's 100.
Gus Vatnsdal and Markus Nelson shared medalist honors with 78s on the par-72 Warroad Estates course in leading Roseau to the team title with a 325. Crookston was second at 347.
In the girls meet, Kilah LaPlante earned medalist honors with a 91 as Roseau topped the field with a 401. East Grand Forks (402) and Crookston (403) followed. UNC had only two golfers as Elly Hillukka (102) and Megan Hendrickson (124) competed for the Warriors.
Warroad will host the Section 8AA North tournament on Tuesday, May 28.
Boys team scores: Roseau 325, Crookston 347, Thief River Falls 367, East Grand Forks 369, Park Rapids 379, United North Central 391, Bagley 472.
Co-medalists: Gus Vatnsdal, R, and Markus Nelson, R, 78. 3, Trey Christopherson, C, 80. Other scores: Tate Usher, PR, 86; Cody Dravis, PR, 87; Mason Hotakainen, UNC, 96; Jimmy Hillukka, UNC, 96; Kaelan Emerson, PR, 98; Nick Wurdock, UNC, 99; Nick Treinen, UNC, 100; Joey Hillukka, UNC, 105; Isaiah Phillippi, PR, 108; Alec Nordin, PR, 110; James Hartig, PR, 128.
Girls team scores: Roseau 401, East Grand Forks 402, Crookston 403, Thief River Falls 415, Bagley 523, United North Central incomplete.
Medalist: Kilah LaPlante, R, 91. 2, Joslynn Leach, C, 94. 3, Aleah Hangsleben, EGF, 95. Other scores: Elly Hillukka, UNC, 102; Megan Hendrickson, UNC, 124.