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Belka, Rasmussen advance

Marcus Belka and Charlie Rasmussen stamped their name into the Section 8AA Boys Golf Championships when they qualified from the Subsection tournament in Park Rapids on May 29.

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Perham's Charlie Rasmussen watches his putt approach the cup during the South Subsection 8AA Championships in Park Rapids. Jason Groth/FOCUS

Marcus Belka and Charlie Rasmussen stamped their name into the Section 8AA Boys Golf Championships when they qualified from the Subsection tournament in Park Rapids on May 29.

Belka finished in a four-way tie for first place for medalist honors. Belka, Detroit Lakes’ Lukas Justesen and Daniel Rozsa and Fergus Falls’ Trey Soydara all carded rounds of 76 to earn medalist honors.

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Marcus Belka

Detroit Lakes captured the team title by 14 strokes when it finished with a round of 308. Pequot Lakes came in second with a round of 322, while Fergus Falls came in third at 323. Those three teams qualified for the Section 8AA Championships at the Bemidji Town and Country Club. Perham just missed qualifying when it finished fourth with a round of 335. Barnesville came in fifth at 344 while Hawley was sixth at 376.

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The top three teams advance to the Section 8AA Championships, while the top six golfers on the non-qualifying teams advance individually.

Rasmussen fired an 80 to secure a spot at the section championships. Philip Guck came into the clubhouse with an 89, while Dalton Honer finished the day with a 90.

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Philip Guck

Leighton Rach finished with a 92, while Jett Karels ended the tournament with a 96.

The Section 8AA Championships take place on Monday and Tuesday, June 3 and 4 at the Bemidji Town and Country Club.

 

8AA South Subsection Boys Golf

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Detroit Lakes 308, Pequot Lakes 322, Fergus Falls 323, Perham 335, Barnesville 344, Hawley 376.

T1 Lukas Justesen, DL 76

T1 Daniel Rosza, DL 76

T1 Marcus Belka, PER 76

T1 Trey Soydara, FF 76

T5 Hunter Burnside, DL 77

T5 Adam Tonsfeldt, BAR 77

T5 Aaron Shelstad, FF 77

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Perham Results

Marcus Belka 76

Charlie Rasmussen 80

Philip Guck 89

Leighton Rach 92

Jett Karels 96

Dalton Honer 90

 

Individual Section qualifiers:

Marcus Belka 76 Perham

Adam Tonsfeldt 77 Barnesville

Charlie Rasmussen 80 Perham

Grant Inniger 84 Barnesville

Evan Vettern 84 Hawley

Cade Woods 87 Wadena-Deer Creek

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