ST. CLOUD - Cydney Hasselberg, Julia Schock and Hailey Roberts, all of Staples-Motley, qualified for state following their finishes in Tuesday's final round of the Section 6-A tournament at Territory Golf Club.
Hasselberg was third overall with a 149 total (74 Tuesday, 75 last week). Schock was sixth overall with a 159 (80 Tuesday, 79 last week). Roberts was 10th overall with a 169 (82 Tuesday, 87 last week).
As a team, the Cardinals shot 656 to finish second, 53 shots behind two-time defending state champion and the state's top-ranked Minnewaska.
Team scores: 1-Minnewaska 305-298 - 603, 2-Staples-Motley 329-327 - 656, 3-St. Cloud Cathedral 358-373 - 731, 4-Albany 379-358 - 737,
Medalist: Emily Roering (Minn) 70-69 - 139
Individual state qualifiers: 3-Cydney Hasselberg (SM) 75-74 - 149, 6-Julia Schock (SM) 79-80 - 159, 159, 10-Hailey Roberts (SM) 87-82 - 169
Staples-Motley results: Kelly Hagenson 88-91 - 179, Emily Israelson 96-93 - 189, Kirstin Iverson 96-97 - 195
Pequot Lakes: Megan Lenz 90-96 - 186
Wadena-Deer Creek: Kayla Krause 84-98 - 182, Katie Anderson 93-95 - 188
Next: Class 2A state tournament June 4-5 at the Ridges at Sand Creek in Jordan.
Welle misses by one
VIRGINIA - Crosby-Ironton's Jamie Welle shot nines of 48-48 to finish one spot shy from advancing to her first state tournament Tuesday at the Section 7-2A tournament at The Quarry at Giants Ridge.
Welle, a junior, finished with a two-day 188. She placed sixth individually among players not on the winning Hermantown team. The top team and the next five individuals advance to state.
"The conditions were brutal today," said C-I head coach Deb Marlton. "It was cold and rainy and the ground was saturated. Jamie played steady tough. She did very well. Most of the scores went up dramatically."
Welle fired a first round 92 to go with Tuesday's 96.
Team scores: 1-Hermantown 755, 2-Virginia 763, 3-Hibbing 768, 5-Duluth Marshall inc.
Individual medalist: Melissa (Virginia) 165
Five players: 2-Emma Kishel (Vig) 173, 3-Amanda Yeager (Hibbing) 173, 4-Tayler Grimm (Hinckley-Finlayson) 177, 5-Meghan Whittaker (Duluth Marshall) 181
Aitkin results: Kayla Schaaf 97-104 - 201
Crosby-Ironton results: Jamie Welle 92-96 - 188
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