Girls golf team finishes fourth at Section 5A Tourney

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Alissa Maurer, who earned All-Conference for the girls golf team this spring, hits a chip shot for the Braves.

Lac qui Parle followed up its 340 first-day total with a 336 during the finals last Wednesday at Eagle Creek Golf Course in Willmar to win the Section 5A girls golf title by 65 strokes over runnerup BBE.

Minneota finished third with an 809 total, while Benson was fourth with an 841 total on rounds of 413 during the semifinals and 428 during last week’s Section 5A finals.

Lac qui Parle qualified its entire team to the June 12-13 State Class A Golf Tournament, while also advancing to state were the top five golfers from all the other section teams.

Earning state berths were Sirada Chithong of Lakeview (84-78--162), Jacqueline Gossen of BBE (85-85--170), Jaden Gossen of BBE (83-92--175, Mikayla Rassett of Ortonville (91-86--177), and Abbi Morris of Canby (6-89--185).

There were a total of 48 golfers during the Section 5A semifinals, May 23, and 30 qualified to the finals last week....

 

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Pictured: Alissa Maurer, who earned All-Conference for the girls golf team this spring, hits a chip shot for the Braves.

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