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Prep Golf: Kienitz eighth at Class A meet

BECKER -- Trisha Kienitz, a senior at MACCRAY, took eighth place at the state Class A girls golf meet at Pebble Creek Thursday.

Kienitz was fifth after her first-day 85 and shot a 91 Thursday to finish with a 176. She was 17 shots behind Kelsey Ross of Osakis, who won the individual title with a 159. Last year, Kienitz took 17th.

Amy Knutson, a junior at Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa, tied for 10th after carding a second-round 77 and finished with a 180. Peyton Miller, a seventh-grader from BBE, tied for 27th with a 191. Carly Schmalz, a freshman from Buffalo Lake-Hector, tied for 39th with a 197. Baillee Hauser, a freshman from MACCRAY, tied for 64th with a 214.

Providence Academy won the team title with a 704.

Hauser ties for 10th in Class A

Weather played havoc with the afternoon second round in the boys tournament Thursday at Pebble Beach. Eventually, the round was called off and Wednesday's first-round results became official.

Ortonville won the team title, 10 shots ahead of Southwest Minnesota Chrisitan.

Zach Hauser, a junior from MACCRAY tied for 10th place, shooting a 78 and was seven shots off the lead, held by Beau Hanson, a sophomore from Frazee. He tied for 10th last year.

Corey Tonn, a senior from BBE, carded an 86 and tied for 47th.

Magnuson ties for third in Class AA

Darkening skies and the threat of more violent weather forced the cancellation of the second round of the state Class AA boys golf meet at Jordan Thursday.

It means only the first round scores count. Orono, which posted a 292 Wednesday, won the team title.

Litchfield's Luke Magnuson finished tied for third overall. The senior shot a 71 on Wednesday, two strokes behind Jake Erickson, a senior from Holy Angels, who won the individual title.

Yellow Medicine East junior Taylor Olson tied for 11th with a 74, senior Tyler Jensvold of YME tied for 27th with a 77 and Barett Freeland, a senior from New London-Spicer, shot an 80 and tied for 47th place.

Class A Girls

(Champion, plus area results)

1. Kelsey Ross, Osakis 75-84-159

8. Trisha Kienitz, MACCRAY 85-91-176

10. (tie) Amy Knutson, BBE 93-87-180

27. (tie) Peyton Miller, BBE 95-96-191

39. (tie) Carly Schmalz, BLH 93-104-197

64. (tie) Baillee Hauser, MAC 107-107-214

Class A Boys

(Champion, plus area results)

1. Beau Hanson, Frazee 71

10. (tie) Zach Hauser, MACCRAY 78

47. (tie) Corey Tonn, BBE 86

Class AA Boys

(Champion, plus area results)

1. Jake Erickson, Holy Angels 69

11. (tie) Taylor Olson, YME 74

27. (tie) Tyler Jensvold, YME 77

47. (tie) Barett Freeland, NL-Spicer 80