Girls gain split in early season action
The Blue Earth Area Buccaneer girls golf team shaved 12 strokes off their team score from the day before, but still fell to the Fairmont Cardinals in a triangular meet held last Tuesday afternoon and evening at the Minn-Iowa Golf Course near Elmore.
The Bucs shot a 191 as a team, better than their 203 the day before, but still lost to the Cards who shot a team total 170.
The Bucs were led by Mateja Lane who came in with a 42 score. Both Maddie Armon and Clair Jordan carded identical 49s and Serina Wirth added a 51 for BEA’s team tally of 191.
Olivia Stewart shot a 55 and Lyndsey Borris a 58 to round out the varsity scoring for the Bucs.
Fairmont was led by Bergen Senf who shot a 38 and was medalist for the meet. She was followed by Maggy Totzke with a 40, Annika Haugen with a 42 and Isabell Geiger a 44 for the Cards 170 team tally.
Granada-Huntley-East Chain/Martin Luther/Truman had an incomplete team score, with only two golfers participating. Amber Stein shot a 76 and Lexie Flohrs carded a 77.
Liz Beeler led the Buccaneer junior varsity players with a 51, while Payton Smith scored a 54 and Jordan Smith a 57.
BEA 203, Maple River 270
The Buccaneer girls golf team started the season off on the right foot with a 203-270 victory over the Maple River Eagles on Monday, April 8, on the Minn-Iowa Golf Course in Elmore.
It was their first meet of the year.
Leading the way for the Bucs was Mateja Lane, who came in with a 45, which was good for medalist honors for the meet.
Clair Jordan was second for BEA with a score of 50, while Serina Wirth added a 53 and Maddie Armon a 55 for the Bucs’ team total of 203.
Other varsity players included Olivia Stewart with a 57 and Lyndsey Borris with a 60.
Maple River was led by Makenzie Walther with a 64, followed by Faith Hope with a 65, Olivia Pfeffer with 69 and Rachel Fields with 72.
The Bucs had 13 junior varsity players on the course. Leading the way was Kylie Rosenau shot a 56, followed by Liz Beeler and Jordan Smith shooting 59 each, and Payton Smith with a 61.