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Golf: Nelson, Huus place top-five at PR Invite

DETROIT LAKES -- Perham golfers Rachel Nelson, a junior, and eighth-grader Becca Huus shot 86 and 88, respectively, to place third and fourth at the Pelican Rapids Invitational at Wildflower Tuesday, April 24.

Perham finished in third place in the team standings with a cumulative score of 388.

Staples-Motley won the event shooting 367. The host Vikings were runners-up two strokes back at 369.

Emily Israelson, of Staples-Motley was the medalist of the tournament turning in a low card of 82. Her teammate Cierra Waverek placed fifth shooting 88.

Crookston's Monica Wold was the Invitational's runner-up with a score of 82.

Pelican Rapids Invitational, Wildflower Golf Course, Detroit Lakes.

Team results:

1. Staples-Motley 367; 2. Pelican Rapids Black 369; 3. Perham 388; 4. Hawley 420; 5. Pelican Rapids Orange 424; 6. Crookston 440; 7. Barnesville 446; 8. West Central Area 466; 9. Frazee 469; 10. Rothsay 560.

Individual scores:

Medalist: Emily Israelson (S-M) 82; 2. Monica Wold (CRO) 82; 3. Rachel Nelson (PER) 86; 4. Becca Huus (PER) 88; 5. Cierra Waverek (S-M) 88; 6. Mackenzie Strand (PR) 91; 7. Alexa Bekkerus (PR) 92; 8. (Tie) Chaiwon Youn (PR) and Taylor Filippini (PR) 93; 10. (Tie) Liz Husted (PR) and Rylee Danielson (HAW) 95.

Perham individual scores:

Rachel Nelson 86; Becca Huus 88; Destiny Mitchell 107; Lexi Richter 107; Liz Sonnenberg 121.

Robert Williams

Robert is the Sports Editor of the Detroit Lakes Tribune. Williams worked prior as the Sports Editor in Perham for the Focus, a Forum Communications newspaper, from 2010-14. 

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