PR-B's Brady Raph shot an even-par 72 to claim the individual medalist title, but the Pequot Lakes boys golf team brought home the team title at the Mid-Minn Conference meet at Minnesota National Golf Course on Thursday, May 3..
Raph and the Pine River-Backus Tigers finished fourth overall.
Pequot Lakes' Tyler Seeling fired an 84 and was followed by John Marchwick's 85 and an 86 from Luke Tangen to lead the Patriots to the victory. With the win, the Patriots pushed their conference lead to 12 points over second-place Staples-Motley.
Team scores: 1-Pequot Lakes 343, 2-Greenway/Nashwauk-Keewatin 345, 3-Crosby-Ironton 352, 4-Pine River-Backus 363, 5-Staples-Motley 368, 6-Pine City 370, 7-Wadena-Deer Creek 408, 8-Mille Lacs 453, 8-Aitkin inc.
Individual medalist: Brady Raph (PRB) 72
Pequot Lakes results: John Marchwick 85, Henry Neva 88, Tyler Seeling 84, Brodie Olson 88, Luke Tangen 86, Ben Golden 96
Pine River-Backus results: Brady Raph 72, Keenan Dahl 88, Tyler DeGrote 95, Brady Bristow 108, Eli Schnieder 131, Joe Zackowski 136
Raph medals, Pequot wins at Whitetail Run
The Patriots also earned a first-place team finish at the Mid-Minn Conference meet at Whitetail Run Golf Course on Tuesday, May 1, with an overall score of 429.
Pine River-Backus' Raph tied for medalist honors with a 76, sharing the spotlight with Beck Erholtz of Staples-Motley.
Tyler Seeling recorded the lowest score for the Patriots with an 82, while Henry Neva shot an 84 and Brodie Olson 85.
Raph's score was complemented by Keenan Dahl's 81 as the Tigers finished fourth overall.
Team scores: 1-Pequot Lakes 429, 2-Crosby Ironton 456. 3-S-M 460, 4-Pine River 485, 5-Wadena-DC 491, Aitkin INC.
Individual medalist: 1-Beck Erholtz (SM) 76, 1-Brady Raph (PRB) 76
Pequot Lakes results: John Marchwick 89, Henry Neva 84, Tyler Seeling 82, Luke Tangen 89, Brodie Olson 85, Quady Bernu 96
Pine River-Backus results: 1-Brady Raph 76, Keenan Dahl 81, Tyler DeGrote 95, Brady Bristow 106, Eli Snyder 130, Ethan Tulenchik 127
Pequot 3rd in Park Rapids
Raph shot an eighth-place 79 and Pequot Lakes finished third Friday, May 4, in the Park Rapids Invite at Headwaters Golf Course.
Just trailing Raph was Neva who finished 10th with an 80. Seeling and Olson each added 85s to the Patriots score.
Dahl shot an 85 for the Tigers.
Team scores: 1-Detroit Lakes 303, 2-Barnesville 327, 3-Pequot Lakes 337, 4-Princeton 338, 5-Perham 348, 6-Park Rapids 351, 7-East Grand Forks 351, 8-Walker-Hackensack-Akeley 356, 9-Mahnomen-Waubun 364, 10-Pine River-Backus 368, 11-United North Central 370, 12-Fosston 381, 13-Wadena-Deer Creek 109, 14-Bagley 430, 15-Frazee Incomplete, 16-Nevis Incomplete
Individual medalist: Jack Southard (Prince) 71
Pequot Lakes results: Henry Neva 80, Tyler Seeling 85, Brody Olson 85, Luke Tangen 87, John Marchwick 91, Hunter Nybakken 95
Pine River-Backus results: 8-Brady Raph 79, Keenan Dahl 85, Brady Bristow 98, Joe Zaczkowski 106, Eli Schneider 124