Theisen turns in state-qualifying performance at Blackberry Ridge
Heather Theisen qualified for the Class AA state golf tournament Wednesday by carding a two-day total of 173 in the Section 6AA tournament at Sartell's Blackberry Ridge.
Theisen made the cut on Tuesday with a 93. She shaved 13 strokes off her first 18 holes on Wednesday land in a three-way playoff.
Paige Hartman was just one stroke off Theisen's pace in Tuesday's first round. McKayla Woods, Jess Rondestvedt and Gabi Ross were also in the hunt for a second day of golf. Woods and Rondestvedt both fired rounds of 95. Ross shot a 97. Jessica Langer shot a 112. The Wolverines placed sixth in team competition with a 377.
Emily Israelson led Staples-Motley to the Section 6AA team championship with a two-day score of 153. The Cardinals shot a combined score of 348 to edge Osakis for the team title by two strokes.
Section 6AA Tournament
Staples-Motley 348, Osakis 350, Rocori 361, Becker 362, St. Cloud Cathedral 374, Wadena-Deer Creek 377, Albany 382, Foley 397, LPGE/Browerville 425, Milaca 440, Melrose 442, Pierz 454, Sauk Centre 467