Perham sweeps HOL meets
It was a two-fer for the Perham girls golf team as they swept a pair of Heart O'Lakes Conference meets on May 8 in Barnesville and Breckenridge. There was no slowing down the Yellowjackets, including a strong breeze and cold weather in the mornin...
It was a two-fer for the Perham girls golf team as they swept a pair of Heart O’Lakes Conference meets on May 8 in Barnesville and Breckenridge.
There was no slowing down the Yellowjackets, including a strong breeze and cold weather in the morning meet in Barnesville. The Yellowjackets were led by Kolbey Bormann. Bormann earned double medalist honors, continuing a string of Yellowjacket golfers at the forefront of each Heart O’Lakes Conference meet.
Perham finished the opening round with a team score of 183 in Barnesville. They bested the host team by 24 strokes on their way to the title. Barnesville finished with a round of 207. Hawley was third with a round of 208, while Frazee was fourth with a 210. Pelican Rapids came in fifth firing a 221, while Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton came in sixth at 228.
Bormann fired a 43 in the strong breeze and tough conditions, finishing first. Frazee’s Madison Parsons spoiled the Perham party in the top five. She finished second with a round of 46. Perham’s Liz Sonnenberg came in third with a 46 as well, falling to Parsons in a scorecard playoff.
Mallory Belka finished fourth overall, finishing with a round of 47. Alisha Rosen finished fifth with a 47 as well. Barnesville’s Emily Olson rounded out the top six, finishing with a 48.
Serena Langen finished the meet with a 50, while Allie King added a 51 for the Yellowjackets.
Bormann made it two-for-two when she helped lead the Yellowjackets to a victory in Breckenridge. The Yellowjackets fired a 175, finishing first by 19 strokes over Barnesville. The Trojans finished with a 194, while Hawley was third with a 201. Pelican Rapids came in fourth, firing a 203. Frazee came in fifth at 205, while DGF was sixth at 225. Breckenridge rounded out the field with a 255.
Bormann fired a 42, leading all golfers, earning medalist honors for the second straight event. Sonnenberg followed right behind, firing a 44. This time, she was able to edge Parsons on a scorecard playoff. Parsons finished third with a 44 as well.
Alisha Rosen cracked the top five, for the second straight meet, finishing fourth with a 44. Pelican Rapids’ Morgan Berg finished with a 45 for fifth place. Langen rounded out the top six, finishing with a 45.
Allie King ended the day with a 46, while Belka closed out with a 50 for the Yellowjackets.
The double win gives the Yellowjackets a stranglehold on first place in the conference standings. The Yellowjackets sit in first with four total points. Barnesville is in second with 10 points, while Hawley is third with 13 points. Pelican Rapids is in fourth with 14 points. Frazee rounds out the top five, sitting with 19 points. DGF is sixth with 24 points, while Breckenridge is in seventh with 28 points.