FERGUS FALLS -- Jackie Heslop shot a 1-over-par 75 to advance to her fifth state Class 1A girls' golf tournament and helped the Pequot Lakes Patriots advance to their first state appearance Tuesday at the Section 6 tournament in Fergus Falls.
Heslop was the section medalist for the first time while Ashley Meschke shot an 86, Kim Larson carded an 88 and Val Meschke shot a 93 to round out Pequot's scoring.
Mary Hasselberg's 82 led the Staples-Motley Cardinals to a fourth place finish. She will also advance to the state tournament.
Team scores -- 1-Pequot Lakes 342, 2-West Central Area 362, 3-Pelican Rapids 364, 4-Staples-Motley 377
Medalist --Jackie Heslop (PL) 75
Pequot Lakes results -- Ashley Meschke 86, Kim Larson 88, Val Meschke 93, Courtney Suemnick 101, Ali Gravdahl 103
Staples-Motley results -- Mary Hasselberg 82, Rachel Sauer 92, Ashley Longbella 98, Brittany Forman 105, Sarah Domier 106, Lacey Peterson 112
Wadena-Deer Creek results -- Netesse Pettit 85, Chassy Dreger 98
Next meet --State golf tournament at Izatys June 5-6.
Welle finishes second, advances
GRAND RAPIDS -- Crosby-Ironton Ranger Sam Welle finished in a tie for second place at the Section 7 girls' golf tournament at Pokegama golf course in Grand Rapids to advance to the Class 1A state tournament.
Welle shot an 85 to help the Rangers finish second as a team. Amanda Kobberdahl shot a 94, Sarah Uglem shot a 96 and Hanni Johnson fired a 97.
Team scores --1-Two Harbors 367, 2-Crosby-Ironton 372, 3-Esko-Carlton 378, 4-Cook County 445
Medalist --Anna Stocker (Duluth Marshall) 78
C-I results --Sam Welle 85, Sarah Uglem 96, Amanda Kobberdahl 94, Hanni Johnson 97, Kelly Bauer 102, Kate Gaffney 104
Next meet -- Class 1A state golf tournament at Izatys golf and Yacht club in Onamia June 5-6.
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