KIMBALL - Robert Bell carded a 32 to win a Central Minnesota Conference meet in the first nine holes, then turned in a total score of 70 for 18 holes to be overall medalist of the Kimball Invite boys' golf meet Thursday.
The Pioneers placed second with a score of 338, two shots behind Rockford.
John Virnig took seventh place with an 86 and Jesse Hillyer shot a 90 for the Pioneers.
Team scores: 1-Rockford 336, 2-Pierz 338, 3-Maple Lake 355, 4-Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted 371, 5-Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 380, 6-Kimball/Eden Valley-Watkins 386
Medalist: Robert Bell (P) 70
Pierz results: John Virnig 86, Eric Andres 92, Jake Otremba 92, Jesse Hillyer 90, Brandon Meyer 106
Next: Pierz at Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa 1 p.m. Friday.
PL's Beyer, PR-B's Kline share medalist honors
NEVIS - Drake Beyer finished in a tie with Pine River-Backus' Ben Kline in shooting a 1-over-par 37 to share medalist honors and help the Pequot Lakes boys' golf team to a nine-shot victory in a Mid-Minnesota Conference boys' golf meet Thursday.
Pequot's Jonas Dale finished one shot off the pace with a 38.
Crosby-Ironton took third in the four-team event, posting a team score of 213 behind Ryan Donovan's 40.
Greg Nagel and Aaron Richards each shot 46s to finish second to Beyer as the Tigers shot a team total of 234.
Team scores: 1-Pequot Lakes 194, 2-Nevis 205, Crosby-Ironton 213, Pine River-Backus 234,
Medalist: Ben Kline (PR-B), Drake Beyer (PL) 37
Pequot Lakes results: Jonas Dale 38, Matt Michaelson 40, Cole Howard 39, Nick Johnson 40, Peter Beltz 41
Pine River-Backus results: Greg Nagel 46, Aaron Richards 46, Brady Corwin 53, Parker Williams 59, Cody Mager 52
Crosby-Ironton results: Ryan Donovan 40, Tyler Snook 42, Johnny Severson 45, Eric Steuck 43, Paul Kirchner 43, John Melanich 45
Conference standings: Pequot Lakes 58.5, Nevis 29.5, Crosby-Ironton 29, Pine River-Backus 19
Next: Crosby-Ironton, Pequot Lakes, Pine River-Backus at Whitefish Golf Course 4 p.m. Monday.
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