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Grizzlies off to state tournament in June

Marcus White
Posted 5/30/19

VIRGINIA— Both the North Woods girls and boys golf teams are headed to the state tournament next month after sweeping the section championship here last week. Playing conditions hampered all the …

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Grizzlies off to state tournament in June

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VIRGINIA— Both the North Woods girls and boys golf teams are headed to the state tournament next month after sweeping the section championship here last week. Playing conditions hampered all the teams with rain delays, but the North Woods squads both pulled through to notch first-place team finishes.

Coley Olson led the girls’ team with a score of 123 on the shortened 27-hole course. Kylie Parson carded a 147 and Haley Bogdan notched a 148.

“I was very pleased with their play and their fortitude during the difficult playing conditions,” girls Head Coach Kandi Olson said. “The weather was not ideal, and if this had been any other tournament it probably would have been canceled.  Each player battled through the rain and cold without complaint and finished with some nice scores.”

For the boys, Sam Frazee carded a 72 on a shortened 18-hole course. Ian Olson notched an 78 while Davis Kleppe posted an 82.

“They built a lead on Wednesday and continued building on Thursday,” boys Head Coach Will Kleppe said. “This golf season was a challenge with the late start and the weather conditions, The teams will compete in the state tournament beginning on June 11 at Pebble Creek Golf Course in Becker.

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