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Boys golf: Hauser takes Brainerd Invite

BRAINERD—Levi Hauser, Willmar freshman, shot a one-under par 71 to win the huge Brainerd Invitational on Wednesday.

Willmar shot 325 to place fifth among 22 teams at the Pines at Grand View Lodge.

“I’m very proud of Levi,” said Willmar head coach Bryan Mara. “It was a big field with many excellent players. Levi has been working hard but was having trouble scoring. Today his dedication paid off.”

Hunter Mottinger was next for Willmar with an 81.

Fergus Falls shot 298 to win the team event by six strokes in front of runner-up Lakeville South.

Willmar is at the final conference meet for the championship is at Alexandria today.

Brainerd Invite

At Grand View Lodge, The Pines

Team scoring

Fergus Falls 298, Lakeville South 304, Blaine 305, Prior Lake 312, Willmar 325, Becker 326, Brainerd 327, Chaska 328, SC Tech 330, Grand Rapids 332, St. Michael-Albertville 334, Sartell 335, Mounds View 336, Staples –Motley 340, Armstrong 341, Brainerd II 348, Bemidji 350, SC Apollo 354, Elk River 362, Rocori 378, Sauk Rapids 396, Pequot Lakes 398


TOP THREE – Levi Hauser, Willmar, 71; Chris Swenson, Fergus Falls, 72; Andrew Israelson, Staples, 72

Area results

WILLMAR – Hauser 71, Hunter Mottinger 81, Zach Berget 86, Jacob Croonquist 87, Brady Damhof 91, Tony Kallevig 91