Northwood-Kensett, Lake Mills girls’ golf teams compete in regional meet

Published 9:49 pm Tuesday, May 14, 2019

The Iowa golf season is winding down as both the Northwood-Kensett and Lake Mills teams competed in their regional meet Monday afternoon. The stakes were high as the top two teams and four individuals advanced to the regional finals Monday.

The Vikings pulled out all the stops, putting up their best performance of the year and winning the meet by six strokes. The Bulldogs failed to advance as a team, however, sophomore MaKenna Hanson won the meet with a score of 92, advancing as an individual.

Four athletes golfed for Northwood-Kensett and all four put up a score leading to the victory.

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Senior Allie Carmen led the way posting a 97, earning her third place overall. Junior Alexis Halbach finished in a tie for fourth place with a score of 98. Freshman Emma Davidson shot a 100 and senior Julie Quisley a 111 to bring the total to 406, beating out St. Ansgar, which finished with 412.

After Hanson’s winning score of 92, senior Audrey Casperson finished with a 108, senior Kendall Kirschbaum shot a 114 and freshman Lindsey Hershey a 115 to round out the scoring. The Bulldogs’ final score of 429 landed them in a tie for fifth place with Central Springs.

Lake Mills sophomore Makenna Hanson tees off at the regional golf meet Monday afternoon at Rice Lake Golf Course. Hanson won the meet with a score of 92 and moves on to the district meet in Britt, Iowa. – Tyler Julson/Albert Lea Tribune

Also playing for Lake Mills were freshmen Tayler Halbakken and Madison Levine with scores of 128 and 146, respectively.

The entire Vikings squad and the Bulldogs’ Makenna Hanson advance to the regional finals starting at 10 a.m. Monday at Britt Golf Course.


Meet results

Northwood-Kensett and Lake Mills at Rice Lake

1. Northwood-Kensett 406

2. St. Ansgar 412

3. North Butler 419

4. Newman Catholic 424

5. Central Springs 429

5. Lake Mills 429

7. Clarksville 430

8. Rockford 452

Riceville N/A

Northwood-Kensett individuals

Allie Carmen 97

Alexis Halbach 98

Emma Davidson 100

Julia Quisley 111

Lake Mills individuals

Makenna Hanson 92*

Audrey Casperson 108

Kendall Kirschbaum 114

Lindsey Hershey 115

Tayler Halbakken 128

Madison Levine 146



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Tyler Julson covers sports for the Albert Lea Tribune.

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