Girls Golf Roundup: Dragons win own invite
LITCHFIELD — Kelsey Wattenhofer won on a three-way tiebreaker to help Litchfield win its own five-team, nine-hole invite Tuesday.
All three fired a 41 on the back nine.
The Dragons’ four-score tally of 168 was 14 shots better than Willmar. New London-Spicer (199) was third, Kimball/Eden Valley-Watkins fourth and Dassel-Cokato fifth.
Megan Iiams added a 42 for Willmar. Lauren Dietz paced NLS with a 48 while Hannah Norlin (42) and Kennedy Sommerfeld (44) rounded out Litchfield’s top four scores.
TOP THREE – Kelsey Wattenhofer, Lit, 41; Raelin Setrum, Wil, 41; Danielle Elam 41
WILLMAR – Setrum 41, Megan Iiams 42, Elise Duininck 44, Grace Sawyer 55
LITCHFIELD – Wattenhofer 41, Elam 41, Hannah Norlin 42, Kennedy Sommerfeld 44
NLS – Lauren Dietz 48, Jess Johnson 49, Ellary Sweep 51, Abby Sweep 51
Tuesday at New Ulm
Buffalo Lake-Hector-Stewart’s Caly Schmalz shot 83 to earn medalist honors.
Schmalz helped the Mustangs place third in team scoring with a 404. Sleepy Eye was first at 388 and New Ulm Cathedral was second at 402.
MEDALIST – Carly Schmalz, BLHS, 83
BLHS – Schmalz 83, Mikayla Paulson 101, Alesha Paulson 107, Sami Swenson 113