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Belka, King finish season at Class AA Championships

The high school golf season came to a close for a pair of Perham girls golfers at the Class AA Championships at the Ridges at Sand Creek in Jordan, Minn., on June 12 and 13.

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Perham's Mallory Belka watches her tee shot during the Class AA Championships in Jordan, Minn. Robert Williams/Forum News Service

The high school golf season came to a close for a pair of Perham girls golfers at the Class AA Championships at the Ridges at Sand Creek in Jordan, Minn., on June 12 and 13.

Mallory Belka and Allie King finished their season by making their first ever appearance in the championships. The duo made it a memorable one as well with Belka cracking the top 20 and King finishing in the top 45.

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Perham's Allie King follows through on her shot.

Belka, an eighth grader, continued to her consistency on day one. She finished with a 43 on the front and the back. She finished with an 86, which had her in 34th place on day one.

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Day two was moving day for Belka. She surged into the top 20 when she came into the clubhouse with an 81. She opened with a 42 on the first nine and came into the clubhouse with a 39. She ended the tournament with a score of 167, finishing 20th in a three-way tie.

King dropped off a bit on the second day when she opened with a 44 on the first nine and came back with a 46 on the second nine. She finished in 42nd place overall with a two-day total of 176.

The Detroit Lakes Lakers continued their dominance of Class AA in the team division. They left little doubt in who the best team in Minnesota is. The Lakers finished with a two-day total of 638, which put them in first place by 26 strokes. Marshall finished second with a round of 664, while Red Wing was third with 665. Visitation came in fourth place, followed by International Falls in fifth. Breck, Jordan and Osakis rounded out the field of play.

Yoemans followed up her record-breaking first round with another stellar second round to capture the individual title. Yoemans finished with a 129, winning the individual title by eight strokes over her teammate Leah Herzog. Herzog came in with a 137 for second place. Detroit Lakes’ Shelby Busker was third with a 148. Minnewaska Area’s Madi McGinty came in fourth, while Crookston’s Ally Tiedemann came in fifth. Detroit Lakes’ Anna Cihak rounded out the top six.

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