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USC boys spend busy week on course

Golfers win meet at Riverside and take second place at Minn-Iowa

By Chuck Hunt - Editor | May 16, 2021

Senior Landon Magnuson watches his tee-shot while competing in a quadrangular at Minn-Iowa Golf Course in Elmore.

The United South Central boys golf team took third at their fifth Gopher Conference Golf Meet, held in Faribault on Tuesday, May 10.

Faribault Bethlehem Academy took first place with a team score of 176, closely followed by Blooming Prairie with a 177. The USC Rebels were in third with a 183 and Maple River was fourth with 192. Both New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva and Hayfield had incomplete team scores.

FBA’s Brayden Larson, Blooming Prairie’s Colin Jordison and Hayfield’s Keegan Bronson all shared medalist honors with identical scores of 41.

USC’s Kadyn Neubauer led the Rebels with a score of 42, just one stroke back of the leaders.

Carter Hart shot a 46, Luke Pederson a 47 and Blake Bullerman a 48 to make up the Rebels team score.

USC’s Landan Magnuson shot a 49 and Mason Schrader a 65 for the Rebels other golfers scores.

USC’s record is now 19-9. Their next meet will be Monday, May 17 at Lakeside Golf Club in Waseca starting at 12 noon. This will be an 18-hole event and the public is welcome to attend.

Riverside Town &

Country Club Meet

Once again, the team scores at a boys golf meet the United South Central Rebels were at were very close. In fact, the top three teams were within three strokes of each other.

But, this time the Rebels came out on top.

USC shot a 172 to take the top spot at the meet which was held on Monday, May 10, at the Riverside Town & Country Club near Blue Earth.

In second place was Blooming Prairie with a 174 and in third was Faribault Bethlehem Academy with a 175. Maple River had a 186, New Richland-Hartland-Ellendale-Geneva shot a 202 and Hayfield had an incomplete score.

The low score for the day for the Rebels, and shared medalist honors, went to USC’s Kadyn Neubauer, a freshman. He shot a one-over par 37. Hayfield’s Keegan Bronson shared medalist honors, also shooting a 37.

USC’s Blake Bullerman, also a freshman, shot a 41 to finish in fourth place overall. Luke Pederson and Landan Magnuson both shot identical 47s to complete the Rebels’ team tally.

USC’s other two golfers, Nick Shindler and Levi Hinkley, carded a 53 and 55 respectively.

Minn-Iowa

Quadrangular

The United South Central Rebels boys golf team took second in a four team quadrangular held at the Minn-Iowa Golf Course in Elmore on Saturday, May 8.

Blue Earth Area placed first with a team tally of 313, the USC Rebels were second with a score of 340, edging out Fairmont at 342 and Albert Lea at 346.

“Placing second was not bad,” coach Brad Heggen said. “Especially given USC competes in Minnesota’s Class A and the other three schools are larger and compete in either Class AA or Class AAA.”

The low score of the day, and medalist honors, went to Braden Gudahl, of BEA, who shot an even par 72 for the 18-hole meet.

USC’s freshman Kadyn Neubauer led the way for the Rebels yet again, with a good score of 80 and was tied for fourth overall.

Landan Magnuson shot an 84 for USC, Luke Pederson had an 86 and Blake Bullerman came in with a 90 to complete USC’s team score.

The other two Rebels competing were Levi Hinkley who came in with a 108 and Carter Hart who shot a 111.

“It was another cold, cloudy, breezy day for golf,” coach Heggen said. “After this meet, the USC boys golf team has a record of 11-7.