MENAHGA - Staples-Motley won the team title and the Cardinals' Nick Forsberg captured medalist honors with a 69 in the Mid-Minnesota Conference championship meet Monday at Blueberry Pines.
The Cardinals' Zach Israelson was second, Jonas Dale of Pequot Lakes third at 71, S-M's Michael Strain fourth with a 76 and Pine River-Backus' Ben Kline was fifth at 77.
S-M captured the season conference championship with 29.5 points followed by Pequot Lakes and Crosby-Ironton.
All-conference honors went to the top 10 individuals, plus ties, with 85 being the highest score to qualify for all-conference.
Team scores (counting top 5 individuals): 1-Staples-Motley 389, 2-Pequot Lakes 411, 3-Crosby-Ironton 442, 4-Nevis 445
Medalist: Nick Forsberg (SM) 69
Crosby-Ironton results: Tyler Snook 84, Brian Donovan 84, John Melanich 87, Corey Barutt 92, Mitch Gutzman 95, Andy Sorben 96
Pequot Lakes results: Jonas Dale 71, Greg Meyer 85, Charlie Hollinbeck 85, Levi Espeseth 85, Peter Beltz 85, Nick Johnson 87
Staples-Motley results: Zach Israelson 70, Michael Strain 76, Travis Myers 85, Tanner Roberts 89, Mitch Hagenson 91
Wadena-Deer Creek results: Tyler Fix 84, Bryce Pazdernik 89, Andrew Browne 102, Colton Borg 97
Other Pine River-Backus results: Greg Nagel 96
Final conference points: 1-Staples-Motley 29.5, 2-Pequot Lakes 18.5, 3-Crosby-Ironton 11, 4-Nevis 9
Next: PL, S-M, Wadena-Deer Creek in Section 6-2A first round at Territory Golf Club, St. Cloud, 9:30 a.m. Tuesday.
Pillager boys' eighth
ELBOW LAKE - Taylor Hanson shot 85 and Michael Pettit fired a 93 for the eighth-place Pillager Huskies in Monday's Quad County Conference meet at Tipsinah Mounds.
Brady Christenson and Chase Martin both carded 94s for Pillager's 367.
Team scores: 1-Ortonville 301, 2-CACGB 337, 3-Underwood 345, 4-Osakis 348, 5-Henning 349, 6-Ashby-Evansville 357, 7-Wheaton 365, 8-Pillager 367, 9-Browerville 373
Medalist: Jesse Roscoe (Ortonville) 73
Pillager results: Michael Pettit 93, Brady Christenson 94, Alex Holbrook 112, Taylor Hanson 86, Chase Martin 94, Dallas Ruis 102
Next: Pillager in South Subsection 6-1A tournament 9 a.m. Thursday at Pebble Lake Golf Course, Fergus Falls.
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