Girls golf: Ponies complete Duluth sweep

By STUART GROSKREUTZ
stuart.groskreutz@ecm-inc.com

DULUTH – The Stillwater girls’ golf team completed a weekend sweep on Saturday with a narrow victory at the Northland Invitational hosted by Duluth East at Northland Country Club.

The Ponies, who also won the Ridgeview Invitational on Friday, clipped Edina 327-328 for the top spot on Saturday. Prior Lake placed third in the six-team field with a score of 345.

"Edina played great," Ponies coach Mike O’Rourke said. "It was a great weekend in Duluth. The weather and courses were great."

Stillwater’s Hailey Boner won a scorecard playoff with teammate Cassie Deeg after both players carded a 76 to claim medalist honors. Erin Thiets chipped in with an 84 and Alex Zeuli completed the scoring for the Ponies with a 91.

Team standings

1. Stillwater 327; 2. Edina 328; 3. Prior Lake 345; 4. Duluth East 350; 5. Woodbury 364; 6. East Ridge 385.

Top 5 (par 71)

* Won scorecard playoff for medalist honors

*1. Hailey Boner (St) 76; 2. Cassie Deeg (St) 76; 3. Grace Gilmore (Ed) 77; 4. Elle Carlson (DE) 81; 5. Emily Romanow (Ed) 83.

Stillwater results

Hailey Boner 76, Cassie Deeg 76, Erin Thiets 84, Alex Zeuli 91, Anna Kaul 104. Individual medalist: Hailey Boner (St) 76.

Ridgeview Invite

At Duluth, on the strength of three finishers among the leaders on Friday, the Stillwater girls’ golf team turned in a winning score of 321 at the Ridgeview Invitational at Ridgeview Country Club.

Hailey Boner’s 75 was good enough to earn medalist honors and Stillwater teammate Cassie Deeg was just one shot back with a 76. Alex Zeuli placed in a three-way tie for fourth with an 82 while Erin Thiets and Amanda Wolf finished at 88 and 92 for the Ponies.

Grand Rapids finished 12 shots behind Stillwater in second place with a score of 333 and Edina placed third at 334.

Team standings

1. Stillwater 321; 2. Grand Rapids 333; 3. Edina 334; 4. Prior Lake 335; 5. Elk River 352; 6, tie, Hermantown 360 and Woodbury 360; 8, tie, Duluth East 367 and East Ridge 367; 10. Cloquet-Esko NA; 11. Hibbing 408.

Top 5 (par 70)

1. Hailey Boner (St) 75; 2. Cassie Deeg (St) 76; 3. Dani DelGreco (GR) 79; 4, tie, Alex Zeuli (St) 82, Mackenzie Sexe (PL) 82 and Olivia Tusa (Her) 82.

Stillwater results

Hailey Boner 75, Cassie Deeg 76, Alex Zeuli 82, Erin Thiets 88 and Amanda Wolf 92.

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