The Perham boys golf team put itself in position to win the Heart O’Lakes Conference when they captured the Heart O’Lakes Conference meet in Moorhead on May 20. The Yellowjackets sit behind Barnesville but are within striking distance of the Trojans with the annual HOL Championship looming at the very tough Wildflower Golf Course on May 22 in Detroit Lakes.
Perham was victorious at the Moorhead Country Club when they finished with a team score of 333. Barnesville was six strokes off the pace set by Perham when they finished second with a 339. Hawley came in a distant third when it finished with a round of 360.
Barnesville’s Adam Tonsfeldt finished the day with a 75 for medalist honors. He was followed by Perham’s Charlie Rasmussen. Rasmussen finished out with a 77 for second place honors. Barnesville’s Grant Inniger was third with an 80, followed by Perham’s Marcus Belka with an 81. Breckenridge’s Charlie Boldingh rounded out the top five with an 84.
Dalton Honer finished sixth overall when he came into the clubhouse with a round of 85. Jett Karels finished with a 90, while Philip Guck came in with a 91. Leighton Rach rounded out the field for Perham with a 99.
The Perham boys golf team finished in second place at the HOL meet in Frazee on May 17. The Yellowjackets posted a round of 310, which put them behind Barnesville, who finished first with a round of 304.
Pelican Rapids was a distant third with a round of 351, while Hawley came in fourth at 356. Breckenridge was fifth and Frazee came in sixth on its home course.
Barnesville’s Grant Inniger came in first with a round of 73. He was one stroke better than Marcus Belka, who finished second with a 74. Barnesville’s Adam Tonsfeldt and Mason Moen came in third and fourth with rounds of 74 and 75, respectively.
A trio of Perham golfiers followed. Philip Guck finished in fifth with a 78, followed by Charlie Rasmussen in sixth place with a 79. Leighton Rach finished in seventh when he recorded a 79 as well.
Jett Karels finished with an 84, while Dalton Honer came into the clubhouse with an 85. Nick Baker finished the day with a 92 for Perham.