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Golf roundup: Belka siblings dominate Heart O'Lakes invites

Perham boys and girls golf results.

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PERHAM – The Perham boys golf team took second place in a Heart O’Lakes Conference meet at Lakeside Golf Course in Perham on Monday.

Marcus Belka paced the Yellowjackets with a seven-over-par 79, which was good enough for second place in the field. He made birdies on Nos. 5, 8 and 14.

Brayden Glorvigen tied for eighth in the field. He made a birdie on No. 16 and five pars to finish 16-over-par. Ethan Guck was right on pace with Glorvigen with an 88 as well. He made a birdie on no. 12 and three pars.

Cole Reuter rounded out the varsity scorers for the Yellowjackets. He made par on three holes on each nine to finish 19-over-par. Tait Bormann (102) and Jaxon Bain (123) completed the top six for the Perham varsity squad.

Hawley won the meet with a team score of 330. Perham was 16 strokes behind in third place, with Barnesville in third at 365.

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On Thursday, the Yellowjackets took third place at the Hawley invite. Perham finished with a team score of 320, which was 10 strokes behind the nuggets.

Belka took first place in the field with a three-under-par 69. He made birdies on Nos. 4, 5, 6, 11 and 14. Glorvigen (80), Guck (82) and Bormann (89) rounded out the top four Perham golfers.

Mallory Belka cards three medalist honors

The Perham girls played in a pair of nine-hole events against conference opponents.

Mallory Belka brought home two medalist honors at the Hawley and Dilworth-Glyndon-Felton invites. At DGF on Monday, she scored a 41 with birdies on Nos. 14 and 16 at the Moorhead Country Club.

Lexi Kunza (50), Aubry Zimmerman (52) and Addicyn Zimmerman (52) totaled 195 for Perham Kaia Anderson (54) and LaVonne Lindberg (66) did not factor into the scoring.

On Thursday, Belka carded four birdies to finish three-under-par on the front nine at the Hawley Golf and Country Club. She won the medalist honor by 10 strokes over Kunza, who scored a 44.

Aubry Zimmerman (50), Anderson (53), Addicyn Zimmerman (54) and Lindberg (56) also competed in Hawley.

Belka also finished one-under-par in the Barnesville invite on Monday. She made birdies on Nos. 3 and 6 to win by two strokes over Hawley’s Ivy Tickel. Kunza (41), Addicyn Zimmerman (45), Anderson (51), Aubry Zimmerman (54) and Lindberg (57) rounded out the pack for Perham.

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PERHAM HEART O’LAKES CONFERENCE BOYS MEET- 1- Hawley 330, 2- Perham 346, 3- Barnesville 365, 4- Pelican Rapids 388, 5- Breckenridge 393, 6- Perham JV 393, 7- DGF 408

HAWLEY HEART O’LAKES CONFERENCE BOYS MEET- 1- Hawley 310, 2- Perham 320, 3- Barnesville 332, 4- Halwey JV 349, 5- Breckenridge 373, 6- Pelican Rapids 377, 7- DGF 389

HAWLEY HEART O’LAKES CONFERENCE GIRLS MEET- 1- Perham 181, Hawley 190, Barnesville 28, Frazee 221, DGF 232, Pelican Rapids 273

DFG HEART O’LAKES CONFERENCE GIRLS MEET- 1- Hawley 185, 2- Perham 195, 3- Barnesville 203, 4- Frazee 226, 5- DGF 240, 6- Breckenridge 259, 7- Pelican Rapids 277

BARNESVILLE HEART O’LAKES CONFERENCE GIRLS MEET- 1- Hawley 161, 2- Perham 172, 3- Barnesville 186, 4- Frazee 211, 5- DGF 218, 6- Breckenridge 240, 7- Pelican Rapids 255

Jared Rubado is the sports editor for the Detroit Lakes Tribune and the Perham Focus. He moved to the area in September of 2021 after covering sports for the Alexandria Echo Press for nearly three years. Jared graduated from the University of Augustana in 2018 with degrees in journalism and sports managment.
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