USC golf teams claims subsection titles

Published 11:15 pm Tuesday, May 25, 2010

Both the girls’ and boys’ golf teams for United South Central claimed subsection championships Tuesday at the subsection meet at Rose Lake Golf Course in Fairmont.

The Rebel boys scored a seven-stroke victory over Martin County West to advance to the section meet June 3 at North Links Golf Course in Mankato.

USC shot 349 and got a third-place finish from junior Sam Gackstetter, who shot 80. Seventh-grader Nate Pederson finished fourth with an 83 and eighth-grader Seth Olson finished fifth with an 84. Senior Erik Willaby rounded out the scores with a 95.

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The Rebel girls won by five strokes against Martin County West and the rest of the field.

Freshman Ali Wood took second at the meet with a 94 while junior Erinn Hotzler and eighth-grader Claire Chrisitan shot 104s. Senior Genna Anderson and Veronica Schindler each had 116s.