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Mager earn medalist honors for PR-B golfers

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Cody Mager carded a round of 85 to earn medalist honors and lead the Pine River-Backus Tigers to second place in the Pine River-Backus Invitational at Whitefish Golf Club on Thursday, May 9.


PR-B’s Saul Sasse was second with a score of 87. United North Central was first with 359, followed by the Tigers with 372 and Nevis with 383.

PR-B was scheduled to play in the Mid-Minnesota Conference meet at Menahga on Tuesday, May 14.

Team scores: 1-United North Central 359, 2-PRB 372, 3-Nevis 383

Individual medalist: Cody Mager (PR-B) 85

Other Pine River-Backus results: Saul Sasse 87, Austin Stockman 99, Hank Raph 101, Tyler McAllister 113

Tigers 12th at Deacon’s Lodge

Sasse carded a round of 81 as PR-B finished 12th at Deacon’s Lodge on Wednesday, May 8.

For the first time in the tournament’s 14-year history there were co-individual medalists as Park Rapids’ Bailey Mueller and Chris Swenson of Fergus Falls both shot 73s.

Team scores: 1-Staples-Motley 308, 2-Fergus Falls 311, 3-Moorhead 313, 4-Brainerd 325, 5-Park Rapids 329, 6-Pequot Lakes 338, 7-United North Central 347, 8-Crosby-Ironton 348, 9-Detroit Lakes 360, 10-Nevis 376, 11-Wadena-Deer Creek 377, 12-Pine River-Backus 385

Individual medalist: Bailey Mueller (Park Rapids) 73, Chris Swenson (FF) 73

Pine River-Backus results: Sasse 81, Mager 83, Raph 104, Stockman 117, McAllister 148