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Golf: 3 Tigers, 2 Patriots compete at state

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Five area high school golfers competed in the state tournament in Jordan on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 11 and 12.

Pine River-Backus junior Brady Raph makes another trip to the state meet, where he finished fourth in 2018 with a two-round score of 150 - 75 on each day of the tournament. In the first round of 2019 competition, he was tied for 14th with a score of 81 (nine over par).

Also representing the Tigers are two state participants on the girls' side: junior Bella Netland and eighth-grader Hannah Barchus. Netland finished 56th at state in 2018 with a two-day score of 209.

In the first nine holes of the state meet, Netland shot a 56 while Barchus fired off a 51.

For the Patriots, two boys golfers, junior Henry Neva and freshman Tyler Seeling, are competing at state. This is the first state appearance for both golfers.

Seeling shot an 8-over 80 on the first day of competition, while Neva shot an 85.

Look for results from the state meet at