Megan Back follows her putt as it approaches the hole.
Megan Back follows her putt as it approaches the hole.
The Kingsland golf teams played in a trio of meets this past week, starting with an away meet against the Southland Rebels at Cedar River Country Club. They followed that with a pair of home meets at Root River Country Club, the first on Tuesday against Chatfield. The second home meet was a triangular that pitted the Knights against both Southland and Rushford-Peterson.

Cedar River

The Kingsland girls' golf team was awarded a victory by default as its score of 263 went unopposed by Southland since the Rebels didn't have enough participants to factor into the decision. Karli Bly shot the low round of the meet, leading the Knights with a 51. Megan Back finished just four strokes behind her with a 54. Brianna Hindt and Audrey Farlinger rounded out the qualifying scores for the Knights, shooting 78 and 79, respectively.

The Knight boys' team was defeated in the event, falling by just one stroke, 206-205. Despite the loss, Simon Broadwater shot the low round of all competitors with a 44. Tyler Ruesink shot the second lowest round for Kingsland, penciling in a 49 on his scorecard. Alek Kohn followed him with a 54. The fourth and final qualifying score was posted by Scott Lechner, who shot a 59.

Root River - Chatfield

The lady Knights earned their second victory in as many days, defeating Chatfield 258-243. Kingsland was again led by Bly, who again topped the entire field with her round of 43. Megan Back shot the second lowest round for the Knights again, this time with a 57. The next lowest round was provided by Brianna Hindt, who fired a 64. Audrey Farlinger rounded out the qualifying scores for Kingsland, shooting a 79.

On the boys' side, Kingsland earned its first win of the week and second of the season, defeating the Gophers 236-215. Simon Broadwater was the medalist of the meet, shooting a 45 on his home course. Scott Lechner followed him, penciling in a 54 on his scorecard. Alek Kohn and Tyler Kappers capped off the victory for the Knights, shooting 57 and 59, respectively.

Root River - R-P & Southland

Continuing their winning ways, the lady Knights picked up two more victories on Friday, with a team score of 282. The Trojans finished with a score of 344 while the Rebels were again unable to provide four scores to qualify in the decision. Megan Back was the medalist in the week's final event, as her 54 was the low round of the day. Next up for Kingsland was Brianna Hindt, who shot a 72. Morgan Zwart followed her with a 77 while Audrey Farlinger rounded out the scoring for the Knights with her round of 79.

The Kingsland boys' teams weren't as lucky, as they fell to both the Rebels and the Trojans with a score of 223. R-P ran away with the meet, shooting a 180, while Southland again just narrowly edged the Knights by shooting a 217. Simon Broadwater led the way for the Knights again, bettering his score from Tuesday by one stroke with a 44. Tyler Reusink followed him, firing a 54. Scott Lechner and Alek Kohn rounded out the qualifying scores for the Knights, shooting 59 and 66, respectively.

Up next

The Kingsland golf teams hoped to be back in action early this week with two meets scheduled for Monday and Tuesday. On Monday the Knights were set to host Caledonia at Root River Country Club if the rain earlier in the day held off and the course dried up enough. Then, on Tuesday, they were to play against Fillmore Central in a meet that will also take place at Root River.

TRC South Girls Golf (May 14)

*Fillmore Central 9-0 (15-2 season)

Caledonia/Spring Grove 6-2 (8-2 season)

Kingsland 4-5 (5-5 season)

Chatfield 4-5 (5-5 season)

Rushford-Peterson 2-5 (2-7 season)

Southland 0-8 (0-8 season)

* champion

TRC South Boys Golf (May 14)

*Fillmore Central 10-0 (25-9 season)

Rushford-Peterson 8-2 (17-10 season)

Caledonia/Spring Grove 4-5 (15-20 season)

Kingsland 3-6 (3-22 season)

Southland 3-7 (3-8 season)

Chatfield 1-9 (1-10 season)

* champion