Pequot Lakes boys finished fifth at the at the Mid-Minnesota Conference meet on Friday, May 3, at Whitetail Run in Wadena.
Kevin Beltz paced the Patriots with a round of 83. Cody Mager of Pine River-Backus was one of three golfers who carded rounds of 79 to tie for medalist honors.
Mager tied for medalist honors with Crosby-Ironton’s James Cragun and Staples-Motley’s Andrew Israelson. Staples-Motley finished first by two strokes over Park Rapids while the Tigers placed seventh.
The Patriots are scheduled to play at Deacon’s Lodge in Breezy Point at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, May 8, and then travel to Bemidji for an invitational at 9 a.m. on Friday, May 10.
Team scores: 1-Staples-Motley 430, 2-Park Rapids 432, 3-Crosby-Ironton 455, 4-United North Central 462, 5-Pequot Lakes 466, 6-Wadena-Deer Creek 467, 7-Pine River-Backus 491, 8-Nevis 531
Individual medalist: (tie) Cody Mager (PR-B), James Cragun (C-I) and Andrew Israelson (S-M) 79s
Pequot Lakes results: Kevin Beltz 83, Brad Boldt 91, Nic Olmscheid 95, Trenton Beyer 94, Jonah Lelwica 103, Jackson Goerges 107
Conference standings: 1-Staples-Motley 43, 2-Park Rapids 37.5, 3-Crosby-Ironton 31.7, 4-Wadena-Deer Creek 27,5-PL 26, 6-Pine River-Backus 22.4, 7-United North Central 22, 8-Nevis 9
Patriots defeat Tigers
The Pequot Lakes boys’ golf team defeated Pine River-Backus 177 to 199 in a dual meet played on Thursday, May 2, at Emily Greens.
The Tigers’ Cody Mager earned medalist honors with a 38 while the Patriots were led by Trenton Beyer with 42, Kevin Beltz with 43 and Nic Olmscheid with 42.
Pequot Lakes scores: Beyer 42, Beltz 43, Olmscheid 44, Ethan Neitzke 48, Caleb Bermel 58, Jack Kreitz 61.