Girls Golf: Patriots finish second behind DL

Pequot Lakes girls golf

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DETROIT LAKES — Genevieve Birkeland shot a third-place 81 to lead the Pequot Lakes Patriots to second place in the Mid-State Conference Championship Monday, May 16, at Detroit Lakes Country Club.

Team scores: 1-Detroit Lakes 345, 2-Pequot Lakes 374, 3-Staples-Motley 384, 4-Park Rapids 398, 5-Wadena-Deer Creek 462, 6-Crosby-Ironton/Aitkin 463

Individual medalist: Anna Eckman (Park Rapids) 77

Pequot Lakes results: 3-Genevieve Birkeland 81, 11-Morgan Krieger 97, T12-Annie Neva 98, T12-Charlee Sullivan 98, 14-Kate Stephens 99, 21-Bahati Gibbs 116

Krieger, Pequot win again

STAPLES — Morgan Krieger knocked out her own teammate in a scorecard playoff to earn individual medalist honors and lead the Pequot Lakes Patriots to a first-place finish Friday, May 13, in the Cardinal Open at The Vintage at Staples.

Krieger shot 79, as did Birkeland. Annie Neva and Charlee Sullivan both shot 84s for Pequot’s 326.

Team scores: 1-Pequot Lakes 326, 2-Minnewaska 347, 3-Staples-Motley 368, 4-Moorhead 371, 5-Hermantown 385, 6-Wadena-Deer Creek 405, 7-Rogers 417, 8-Elk River 422, 9-Crosby-Ironton/Aitkin 427, 10-New Testament Christian 457

Individual medalist: Morgan Krieger (PL) 79

Pequot Lakes results: Morgan Krieger 79, Genevieve Birkeland 79, Annie Neva 84, Charlee Sullivan 84, Kate Stephens 98, Bahati Gibbs 102, Claire Oseland 108

Patriots top Owatonna


OWATONNA — Birkeland cleared the field by three strokes and the Patriots won the Owatonna Invite by 27 strokes on Thursday, May 12, at the Owatonna Country Club.

Birkeland fired nines of 40-44 for her first-place 84. She birdied the 110-yard par 3 seventh hole.

Krieger shot 90, Sullivan 98 and Neva 100 for Pequot’s 372 team score.

Team scores: 1-Pequot Lakes 372, 2-Albert Lea 399, 3-Lakeville South 414, 4-New Prague 425, 5-Owatonna 426, 6-Lakeville North 449

Individual medalist: Genevieve Birkeland (PL) 84

Pequot Lakes results: Genevieve Birkeland 84, Morgan Krieger 90, Charlee Sullivan 98, Annie Neva 100, Kate Stephens 111

Patriots 2nd at Gravel Pit

EAST GULL LAKE — Neva finished second as an individual after shooting a 50 on 13 holes while the Patriots placed second out of nine teams Tuesday, May 10, at Gravel Pit Golf Course.

Krieger tallied 51 for a sixth place finish and Birkeland shot a 52 for seventh for the Patriots.

Team scores:1-Elk River 204, 2-Pequot Lakes 212, 3-Rogers 213, 4-Brainerd JV 231, 5-Staples-Motley 242, 6-Bemidji 243, 7-Wadena-Deer Creek 247, 8-Princeton 258, 9-Crosby-Ironton/Aitkin 266.

Individual medalist:1-Avery O’Donnell (Elk River) 44

Pequot Lakes results: 2-Annie Neva 50, 6-Morgan Krieger 51, 7-Genevieve Birkeland 52, 21-Charlee Sullivan 59, 33-Bahati Gibbs 63, 34-Kate Stephens 64

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