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Otter Girls Claim Section Golf Championship

By Craig Olson, 06/02/21, 5:00PM CDT


The Fergus Falls girls’ golf team captured their Sub-Section championship on Wednesday with a team total of 367, ten strokes in front of the Perham Yellowjackets (377).  Barnesville placed third with 426 strokes, followed by Frazee (468) and Pelican Rapids (513).


Mallory Belka of Perham fired a 72 to claim medalist honors.  Annika Jyrkas (88), Annie Mayer (89) and Ellia Soydara (92) all of Fergus Falls placed second, third and fourth, respectively.  Fifth place went to Alayna Day (93) of United North Central and Lexi Metcalf (98) of the Otters came in sixth.

“This was a big win for the girls,” stated Fergus Falls Head Coach Ben Jurgens.  “I believe this is our first sub-section win.  It was a gorgeous day for golf and the course was in beautiful shape.  Ana and Annie provided a solid base score and the rest of the team followed suit.  We are super proud of the girls’ accomplishment.  We head to Bemidji on Monday and Tuesday for the Section Meet.”

Perham golfers Aubry Zimmerman (101), Rylee Hunt (102) and Hope Rosen (102), along with Allie Aadland (102) of Barnesville, rounded out the top ten scores.  Then came Lexi Kunza (103) and Addicyn Zimmerman (103) of Perham, and Kailey Boman (105) of Barnesville.  Thea Eklund and Ella Mayer of Fergus Falls each carded rounds of 106.

Here are the Frazee scores:
Madeline Matejka 111, Krysten Halverson 112, Taylor Walker 121, Alexis Mack 124, McKenzie Wake 135

Matejka and Halverson both qualified for the Section meet as individuals.