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PHS Girls Golf: Lady Jackets taking control of HOL
Perham Minnesota 222 2nd Avenue SE 56573

By John George

The Perham girls made it six wins in seven Heart O' Lakes Conference events this year when they shot a 185 at Bois de Sioux G.C. in Breckenridge Monday.


Jacket sophomore Holly Karkela earned medalist honors with a 41, six strokes ahead of three girls who tied for second at 47.

Abby Huebsch was one of those tied at 47. She wound up fourth after the scorecard playoff. Kaylan Huber finished sixth with a 48.


The girls golf teams in the HOL played two nine-hole events Thursday.

The morning round was at Barnesville. Perham won the team title with a score of 182. Leading the way was medalist Karkela, who shot a 41.

Perham had four girls in the top-five. Miranda Phelps was third (46), Abby Huebsch was fourth (47) and Leah Richter was fifth (48).

The afternoon nine was played at Birchwood G.C. in Pelican Rapids. Barnesville/Rothsay edged Perham by one stroke, 185 to 186.

Richter finished second overall with a 43. Nicole Hanson of Pelican Rapids was medalist with a 41.

Kaylan Huber finished sixth overall with a 46.

Finally at PLGC

Perham will compete at Longbow G.C. in Walker on May 13 in the W-H-A Invitational. Longbow will host the Section 8AA Meet later this month.

The Lady Jackets will finally get to compete on their home course when they host the HOL at Perham Lakeside today (May 14). Tee times start at 5 p.m.

The HOL Championship Finals will be at Wildflower G.C. on May 19. The 18-hole event will count for double points.

Perham has a seven point lead in the overall standings over Barnesville/Rothsay heading into the final week.

Thursday, May 7

at Barnesville

Girls Team Scores

1. Perham 182, 2. Barnesville/Rothsay 197, 3. Hawley/Ulen-Hitterdal 213, 4. Pelican Rapids 219, 5. Lake Park-Audubon 248, 6. West Central Area 285, 7. Battle Lake, Inc., 8. Breckenridge, Inc.

Medalist: Holly Karkela (P) 41

Perham Individuals: 3. Miranda Phelps 46, 4. Abby Huebsch 47, 5. Leah Richter 48, Becca Huebsch 48, Kaylan Huber 54.

at Pelican Rapids

Girls Team Scores

1. B/R 185, 2. Perham 186, 3. Pelican Rapids 202, 4. H/U-H 204, 5. WCA 219, 6. LP-A 233, 7. Breckenridge, Inc., 8. B.L. Inc.

Medalist: Nicole Hanson (PR) 41.

Perham Individuals: 2. Richter 43, 6. Huber 46A. Huebsch 48, Karkela 49, Phelps 49, B. Huebsch 54.

Monday, May 11

at Breckenridge

Girls Team Scores

1. Perham 185, T-2. B/R, WCA 202, 4. Pelican Rapids 213, 5. H/U-H 214, 6. LP-A 233, 7. B.L., Inc., 8. Breckenridge, Inc.

Medalist: Holly Karkela (P) 41.

Perham Individuals: 4. A. Huebsch 47, 6. Huber 48, Richter 49, B. Huebsch 55, Phelps 59.

Heart O' Lakes Standings

1. Perham (8), 2. Barnesville/Rothsay (15), 3. Hawley/Ulen-Hitterdal (26), 4. Pelican Rapids (27), 5. West Central Area (29), 6. Lake Park-Audubon (41), 7. Breckenridge (49), 8. Battle Lake (49).