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Huus leads Jacket girls to sixth place finish

Becca Huus shot an 86 for Perham's low round Tuesday at Wildflower Golf Course. Robert Williams/FOCUS

DETROIT LAKES — Becca Huus carded an 86 at the Pelican Rapids Invitational, held at Wildflower Golf Course in Detroit Lakes Tuesday, for a seventh place individual finish leading the Perham girls golf team to a sixth place team finish.

Defending state champions Detroit Lakes dominated the score cards.

Kate Smith shot a 75 for medalist honors. Her teammate Trisa Hutchinson was a shot back in second place.

The Lakers had five of the top six finishes with only Staples-Motley Emily Israelson breaking up the Lakers’ sweep with a third place score of 77.

Staples-Motley placed second 43 shots behind DL with a 350. Wadena-Deer Creek was third (367), followed by Moorhead (383), Hawley (416) and Perham (418).

Liz Sonnenberg and Michaela Soule each shot 109 for the best marks from Perham golfers behind Huus.

Pelican Rapids Invitational

Team Scores:

1. Detroit Lakes 307, 2. Staples-Motley 350, 3. Wadena-Deer Creek 367, 4. Moorhead 383, 5. Hawley 416, 6. Perham 418, 7. Pelican Rapids 421, 8. Thief River Falls 427, 9. Frazee 433, 10. Park Rapids 437, 11. Barnesville 480, 12. West Central Area 522, 13. D-G-F 571.

Top-10 Individuals:

1. Kate Smith (DL) 75; 2. Trisa Hutchinson (DL) 76; 3. Emily Israelson (SM) 77; 4. Natalie Roth (DL) 78; 5. Matty Tschider (DL) 78, 6. Sydney Busker (DL) 83, T7. Becca Huus (PER) 86, T7. Gabby Ross (W-DC) 86, T7. Emma Thompson (DL) 86, T10. Lauren Nelson, (S-M) 87; T10. Alexa Bekkerus (PEL) 87.

Perham scores:

Huus 86, Liz Sonnenberg 109, Michaela Soule 109, Danielle Graham 114, Alisha Rosen 115, Hannah Solberg 130.

Robert Williams

Sports Editor at 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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