The Walker-Hackensack-Akeley boys’ golf team won their third straight Northern Pines Conference Meet Thursday at Deer River to grab a big lead over second d-place Park Rapids.
The top four scores for the Wolves combined for a 160, 10 strokes ahead of Park Rapids, who finished second for the third time. Taking third place was United North Central (UNC) with a 183.
Logan Arndt had his best round of the season, carding a 36 to win medalist honors. Tied for second place with a 39 was Rece Wiemann, and Tate Usher and Cody Dravis both of Park Rapids.
Trevor Johnson shot a 41, Mason Schneider finished with a 44 and Tanner Schneider had a 47.
On the girls’ side, Park Rapids won their third straight conference meet May 7 at Deer River with a 148, one stroke ahead of Bigfork. Finishing third was Pine River-Backus with a 151.
Chloe Johnson of Park Rapids took medalist honors with a 46, with Julia Wick of Bigfork and Jordan Cunningham of Park Rapids tied for second with a 48.
Justine Day finished back in the pack with a 52.
There are only two nine-hole meets remaining in the season and both will be played this week at Castle Highlands.
Fifth place for Day
Day shot an 86, her best 18-hole round of the season, to finish in fifth place out of 106 golfers May 6 at the Park Rapids Invite May 6.
Detroit Lakes won the meet with a 326, Perham was second at 379 and Pequot Lakes took third with a 386.
Boys take fifth
The Wolves tied for fifth place with Pequot Lakes at the Lumberjack Invitational May 6 in Bemidji.
WHA and the Patriots carded a 338, 22 strokes behind first-place Bemidji. Detroit Lakes and Barnesville tied for second with 321.
Medalist honors went to Beck Erholtz of Staples-Motley with a 74, one stroke ahead of Bjorn Jorgenson of Bemidji.
Arndt and Wiedmann led the Wolves with an 80, Johnson had an 86, Mason Schneider a 92 and Sagen a 109.
JH boys meet
Geo Morris and Dylan Johnson both competed Thursday at the junior high meet at Eagleview Golf Course in Park Rapids.
Morris carded a 44 and Johnson a 54. Carter Hillukka of UNC took medalist honors with a 37 and Paul Preston of UNC was second with a 38.
UNC won the meet with a 170 and Red Lake took second with a 200.