MENAHGA - Nick Forsberg's 75 landed him in the medalist position and the Staples-Motley Cardinals in first place in the Warrior Invitational Tuesday at Blueberry Pines.
S-M's Mike Strain shot a fifth-place 85. Ben Duhn was one stroke back at 86 and Zach Israelson's 88 rounded out the Cardinals' 334.
The Wadena-Deer Creek Wolverines finished third and were led by Tyler Fix's 89.
Ben Kline of the Pine River-Backus Tigers shot 83 to finish third and lead PR-B to fourth.
Forsberg and the Cardinals also won a Mid-Minn Conference meet that was played on the back nine of the invitational. Forsberg shot 36 and the Cardinals shot 215 to claim a 47-point advantage in the conference standings over W-DC.
Team scores - 1-Staples-Motley 334, 2-Detroit Lakes 344, 3-Wadena-Deer Creek 376, 4-Pine River-Backus 389, 5t-Cass Lake-Bena 5t-United North Central 402, 7-Park Rapids 417, 8-Fosstom 465, 9-Walker-Hackensack-Akeley 477
Individual medalist - Nick Forsberg (SM) 75
Pine River-Backus results - Ben Kline 83, Greg Nagel 94, Aaron Richards 101, Cody Mager 111, Parker Wolters 113, Brady Korwin 120
Staples-Motley results - Nick Forsberg 75, Mike Strain 85, Ben Duhn 86, Zach Israelson 88, Tanner Roberts 98, Josh Ulring 105
Wadena-Deer Creek results - Tyler Fix 89, Andrew Brown 95, Bryan Sivers 96, Brandon Kramer 96, Colton Borg 101, Bryce Pazdernick 110
Mid-Minn Conference standings - 1-Staples-Motley 91.5, 2-Wadena-Deer Creek 44.5, 3-Park Rapids 44, United North Central 18
Next meet - Staples-Motley in Detroit Lakes Northwest Invite at Detroit Lakes Country Club Friday-Saturday; Wadena-Deer Creek in Pequot Lakes Invite at the Preserve, Nisswa, 3 p.m.
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