By Tyler Ohmann
Little Falls tallied a 342 at the Flyers’ home course to earn a third place finish, May 4.
Freshman Adam Beack finished in a tie for 10th place overall after he carded an 82.
The Flyers finished 23 strokes behind first place Cathedral.
Sophomores Ethan Ballou and Dakota Joslin shot 85 and 87 respectively. Freshman Max Dempsey rounded out the scores that were used by Little Falls with an 88.
The Little Falls girls golf team played in its first 18-hole match at Milaca, May 4.
The Flyer girls totaled 482.
Little Falls’ boys will be at Albany, Monday, and the girls will travel to Foley, Tuesday.
Pierz boys in tight race
for CMC title
It does not take too many strokes to change from first or second to fifth or sixth in the Central Minnesota Conference for boys golf.
In the meet at Kimball, May 4, only nine strokes separated the second place Pioneers and sixth place.
Pierz’ 190 was helped tremendously by a 41 from Alex Wilson. The sophomore finished with the third-best score of the day.
Wilson was one stroke worse (42) and in a tie for fifth at the next CMC meet at Whispering Pines (hosted by Maple Lake), Tuesday.
Pierz was nine strokes better, but finished in fifth, only eight strokes out of the lead.
For the season, after three meets, the Pioneers are in a tie for second place with 552 strokes, 20 strokes behind leaders Kimball-Eden Valley-Watkins.
Pierz’ girls team was also in Kimball for a CMC meet, May 4.
The Pioneers took second place as well with a 206 total. Freshman Kami Athman led Pierz with a 48, which was the eighth-best score of the day.
Eighth grader Ellie Fischer shot a 50.
Both the Pioneers boys and girls will travel to play at Paynesville for a CMC meet, Monday.