Muskie golfers fall short

Staff

Unfortunately for the Muskie golf team, they won’t have any representatives at the NWOSSAA championships here next week.
Fort High finished fourth as a team yet again in the NorWOSSA season-finale Tuesday in Red Lake, carding a combined total of 405 and missing out on qualifying for NWOSSAA this coming Tuesday (Oct. 2) at Kitchen Creek.
Their total this time around was 21 strokes worse than their fourth-place finish in Kenora last Thursday (384).
The St. Thomas Aquinas Saints (Kenora) were tops among all schools yet again in Red Lake, combining for a 331 total and a NorWOSSA-best 30 points in the standings.
The Sioux Lookout Warriors were second (363) for 19 points while the Dryden Eagles were the final squad to qualify for NWOSSAA with a 374 total (17 points).
Mikel Ward topped the Muskies’ main team yet again by carding an 84.
He was followed by Aiden Wielinga (95), Gordy Scott (110), and Dawson Allen (116).
Tyrell Kempf was fifth, shooting a 120 to just miss out on the top four scores that made up the team total.
As for the Muskies’ second group, Cole Trimble led the way with a 95.
That was followed by Jake MacKinnon (109), Grayson Councillor (114), and Alex Armstrong (139).
In the individual competition, Nodin Carlson of the Saints nabbed NorWOSSA gold with 292 points.
Dryden’s Jacob Lugli took silver (281) while Jordan Brown of the Saints earned the bronze (276).