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Perham boys third at Perham Lakeside

Perham's Charlie Rasmussen sinks the putt during the Heart O'Lakes Conference event at Perham Lakeside Golf Course. Jason Groth/FOCUS

Perham’s Charlie Rasmussen and Hawley’s Satchel Tickel posted the lowest scores during the Heart O’Lakes Conference golf event at the Perham Lakeside Golf Course on May 14 in Perham.

The tournament took place on the Oak and Maple courses in Perham with Tickel and Rasmussen coming in 2-over par with rounds of 74. Tickel earned medalist honors, winning a scorecard playoff with Rasmussen.

Perham's Leighton Rach follows his putt to the cup on Oak No. 2 during the HOL-Perham golf event at Perham Lakeside.

However, it was Barnesville maintaining its stranglehold on the standings. The Trojans finished first with a score of 321. Hawley was second at 326, while Perham came in third at 330. Pelican Rapids was fourth and Breckenridge was fifth.

Hawley’s Carter Justesen came in third with a 75, while Barnesville’s Grant Inniger came in fourth with a 75. Perham’s Marcus Belka was fifth with a 78, while Barnesville’s Charle Aakre came in with an 80.

Jett Karels finished the day with an 89 for Perham as did Dalton Honer. Leighton Rach closed out with a 93, while Philip Guck ended with a 95. Nick Shumansky finished with a 98, while Nick Baker closed with a 110.

Barnesville has a firm grip on the standings with 5 points. Hawley sits in second with 10 pionts, while Perham is third with 15 points. The Trojans are hoping to go wire-to-wire and claim the HOL Championship outright.

HOL Perham

Barnesville 321, Hawley 326, Perham 330, Pelican Rapids 364, Breckenridge 391, Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton 448

Top Six Individuals

1 Satchel Tickel, HAW, 74

2 Charlie Rasmussen, PER, 74

3 Carter Justesen, HAW, 75

4 Grant Inniger, BAR, 77

5 Marcus Belka, PER, 78

6 Charle Aakre, BAR, 80

Perham Results

Charlie Rasmussen 74

Marcus Belka 78

Jett Karels 89

Dawson Honer 89

Leighton Rach 93

Philip Guck 95

Nick Shumansky 98

Nick Baker 110

Jason Groth

 Groth is a Minnesota Newspaper Association award-winning Sports Editor of the Perham Focus and the Wadena Pioneer Journal. Groth worked in Grand Rapids as the Sports Director at KOZY/KMFY radio for two years and prior to that he was the Sports Editor/Writer for the Grand Rapids Herald-Review for seven years. 

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