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State Golf: Minnewaska/BBE falls a shot short in Class AA

JORDAN -- Red Wing made up seven shots against first-day leader Minnewaska/BBE to win the Class AA state championship by one shot on Wednesday at the Class AA state championship at the Ridges at Sand Creek.

Minnewaska/BBE's Emily Harste taps a putt during the second and final day of the Class AA state championship at the Ridges at Sand Creek in Jordan. Harste placed 11th and the Blue Jackets finished second by one shot. Robert Williams / Forum News Service
Minnewaska/BBE's Emily Harste taps a putt during the second and final day of the Class AA state championship at the Ridges at Sand Creek in Jordan. Harste placed 11th and the Blue Jackets finished second by one shot. Robert Williams / Forum News Service

JORDAN - Red Wing made up seven shots against first-day leader Minnewaska/BBE to win the Class AA state championship by one shot on Wednesday at the Class AA state championship at the Ridges at Sand Creek.

On Day 1, Minnewaska/BBE finished the first round at 313, six shots clear of Red Wing. But the Wingers finished at 646 to best the Blue Jackets at 647. Detroit Lakes was third at 662.

First-day leader Sophia Yoemans of Red Wing duplicated her opening-round 69 on Wednesday to win the individual championship by seven shots over Wingers teammate Leah Herzog. Detroit Lakes' Anna Cihak placed third.

Yoemans has won three-straight state championships-she tied for the Class AAA championship as a sophomore-and she and Herzog went 1-2 for the second-straight year.

M/BBE's Jacqueline Gossen shot 73 to tie for second after Day 1 but she shot 88 on Wednesday and fell to 13th place (161). Blue Jackets teammate Madi McGinty shot 79 on Wednesday and placed seventh at 157, and teammate Emily Harste placed 11th at 161.

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Red Wing was third in the 2018 Class AA state tournament, seven shots behind champion Detroit Lakes.

Red Wing's state championship is its sixth all-time. Minnewaska/BBE was going for its sixth state title and its runner-up finish is its third all-time.

Red Wing and Edina, which placed second behind Chanhassen in this year's Class AAA state tournament, both made their 20th state appearance this spring, tying Alexandria for most all-time.

Class AA

Championships

Girls

At Ridges at Sand Creek, Jordan

Team scoring

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(1) Red Wing 646 (2) Minnewaska/BBE 647 (3) Detroit Lakes 662 (4) Jordan 698 (5) International Falls 735 (6) Visitation 751 (7) Albany 773 (8) Providence Academy 797

Individual

TOP THREE - (1) Sophia Yoemans, Red Wing, 138 (2) Leah Herzog, Red Wing, 145 (3) Anna Cihak, Detroit Lakes, 152

Area results

MINNEWASKA/BBE - (7) Madi McGinty 157; (11) Emily Harste 161; (13) Jacqueline Gossen 161; (21) Annika Stensrud 168 (44) Greta Reichmann 183; (54) Berkley Steffen 190

Boys

Montevideo's Seth Olson shot 156 and placed 19th on Wednesday in the Class AA boys state tournament at the Ridges at Sand Creek in Jordan.

Holy Family Catholic won the team championship at 620, 20 shots better than second-place Detroit Lakes.

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Red Wing's Cecil Belisle finished at 143-he shot a second-day 69-to win the individual title. Hill-Murray's Ben Warian was second at 145.

At Ridges at Sand Creek, Jordan

Team scoring

(1) Holy Family Catholic 620 (2) Detroit Lakes 640 (3) Cloquet 641 (4) Red Wing 653 (5) Blue Earth Area 654 (6) Hill-Murray 658 (7) St. Cloud Cathedral 676 (8) Jackson County Central 684

Individual

TOP THREE - (1) Cecil Belisle, Red Wing, 143 (2) Ben Warian, Hill-Murray, 145 (3) Carter Doose, St. Peter, 148

Area results

MONTEVIDEO - (19) Seth Olson 156

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