Two Burros will golf at section championships
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 5:45 AM
Burros Liam Dorn and Johanna Bearson posted top-five finishes at the Subsection 1A East Golf Tournament on Tuesday, May 21. The venue was Willow Creek Golf Course in Rochester.
Competitors from seven boys' and six girls' programs attended the meet. The two top teams and top 10 individuals not on those squads advance to the Section 1A championships, which will be held at Eastwood Golf Club in Rochester. That tourney was to tee off on Tuesday, May 28, after this issue goes to press.
Wabasha-Kellogg (379) and Lewiston-Altura (389) posted the top team scores for the ladies. Team competition ended for third place Fillmore Central (411), as well as Lanesboro (506) and Houston (541). With only two competitors, Kingsland did not post a team score.
For the gents, W-K (318) and Fillmore Central (338) will send teams on to section. Rushford-Peterson (340) took third, followed by Lewiston-Altura (345), Houston (352), LHS (381) and Kingsland (417).
Courtney Sill of W-K was meet medalist, firing an 83. Bearson had the next-best round, at 87. For the boys, Fletcher Blaschko of W-K and Fillmore Central's Jordan Miller shared medalist honors with rounds of 74. Dorn tied for fourth with an 80.
Sophomore Dorn and senior Bearson are the top individuals who will not attend section as team members.
Bearson was joined by Alexis Jorgensen (134), McKenzie Hanson (142), and Madeline Snyder (143), all posting varsity scores for the Burros.
In boys' team play, Dorn was aided by Marcus Mulvihill (96), Tristan Chiglo (98), and Adam Sutter (107).