2016-04-28 / Sports

Boys golf team has good start to season

Staples Motley golfer Andrew Israelson started the season at the top, winning the first two meets of the year and tying for first in the pre-section tournament. Israelson scored 65 on a par 64 course at Detroit Lakes on April 19, then won by four strokes in a 21 team meet at Craguns on April 21-22. The pre-section meet was at Blackberry Golf Course in Sartell and Israelson shot 77 for a three way tie for first place.

Beck Erholtz, Finn Erholtz and Jacob Bendson were the other varsity scorers in each meet.

Team results

Detroit Lakes, Lakeview Golf Course

Detroit Lakes 280, Bemidji 291, Crosby-Ironton 293, Staples Motley 304, Wadena-Deer Creek 321, Barnesville 340, Peqot Lakes 341, Park Christian 353

Staples Motley scores: Andrew Israelson 65, Beck Erholtz 75, Finn Erholtz 77, Jake Benson 87, Devon Isenberg 109

Pequot Lakes at Craguns

Team scores: Brainerd 609, Duluth Marshall 662, Hermantown 665, Monticello 668, Buffalo 674, Rosemount 674, International Falls 679, Fergus Falls 681, Bemidji 681, East Grand Forks 689, Crookston 697, Crosby-Ironton 703, Grand Rapids 703, Staples Motley 705, Roseau 727, Pequot Lakes 732, Detroit Lakes 740, Thief River Falls 741, St. Cloud Apollo 757, Pine River-Backus 762, Aitkin 775

Staples Motley scores - Andrew Israelson 69, 76 - 145; Beck Erholtz 83, 84 - 167; Finn Erholtz 89, 101 - 190, Jacob Bendson 104, 99 - 203, Jack Benson 110, Devon Isenberg 117

Pre-section at Blackberry Golf Course, Sartell

Team scores: St. Cloud Cathedral 323, Becker 325, Staples Motley 349, Albany 357, Melrose 357, Zimmerman 374, Osakis 375, Milaca 390, Little Falls 397, Foley 414, Pierz 433, Kimball/Eden Valley-Watkins 438, Paynesville 468

1. Andrew Israelson 77, 16. Finn Erholtz 89, 16. Beck Erholtz 89, 30. Jacob Bendson 94, 56. Jack Benson 107, 67. Devon Isenberg 120

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