Girls 3rd at GRC golf meets

Milaca’s girls golf team placed third in back-to-back nine-hole Granite Ridge Conference meets at Stone Creek Golf Course at Foley Thursday, May 10.

In the first meet junior Ali Prince led the Wolves with a 53 while sophomore Olivia Wolbert shot a 58, and juniors Tori Broberg and Vanessa Bradley each shot a 59. Junior Jessica Hipsag finished at 61 and junior Kendra Maalis had a score of 65.

St. Cloud Cathedral won the meet with a score of 176 while Foley was second at 204, Milaca was third at 229 and Mora was fourth at 250.

Greta Egerman of Cathedral shot a 42 to win medalist honors.

Prince and Maalis paced Milaca with 51 scores in the second meet while Hipsag shot a 52 and Broberg shot a 54. Wolbert finished with a 56 and Bradley had a 57.

Cathedral was first with a 172 team total while Foley totaled 202 for second place, Milaca was third at 208 and Mora was fourth at 251.

Lucy Gaetz and Ann Berden of Cathedral shared medalist honors as they each shot a 42.

“Our team is coming together – we shot our team nine-hole low for the season (208) at Foley last week,” said Milaca Coaching Heather Hoeck. “I have Tori back in the lineup, which definitely helped at Foley.

“Hopefully, we can keep our scores around that 208 mark. I know the team is capable of it.”

On Wednesday, May 9, Milaca placed seventh at a 12-team best-ball meet at Mora.

Each team had three, two-person entries and each team’s best two scored were used in the team totals.

St. Francis placed first at 153, Cambridge-Isanti was second at 159 and Foley placed third at 169.

Milaca had a team score of 186.

Wolbert and sophomore Leah Crain combined for a score of 91 to lead the Wolves while Broberg and Prince had a score of 195 and Bradley and Maalis had a score of 199.

Milaca hosts a GRC meet today (Thursday) at Stones Throw Golf Course at 4:30 p.m. The Wolves are at Princeton Monday, May 21, at 4:30.

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