Central golf trio advance to day 2, but fall short

Tom Messner concluded his high school golf career, shooting a 80-75-155 over the two-day section tournament. (Staff photo by Matt Bunke)

Tom Messner concluded his high school golf career, shooting a 80-75-155 over the two-day section tournament. (Staff photo by Matt Bunke)

 

Central High School advanced three golfers to the second day of section competition held on Monday, June 3, at Pebble Creek in Becker, Minn.
On Thursday, Tom Messner, Reggie Eng and Kayla Engelstad did well enough on day 1 of the section 5AA golf tournament, but did not advance.
Messner shot a 80-75-155 to lead the Raiders and fall just short of qualifying while Eng carded a 78-88-166 and Engelstadt had a 99-115-214.
On Thursday, May 30, the Central boys finished in 10th place in the team standings with 361 strokes on the first day of competition, beyond the four qualifiers Providence Academy (306), Breck (306), Litchfield (308) and Delano (312).
Engs’ 78 on the day helped him finish tied for third individually while Messner’s 80 left him in a tie for seventh.
Other scorers for NYA included Brandon Fabel (99), Calvin Weckwerth (104), Cole Sauter (105) and Bryce Noeldner (117).
On the girls side, Engelstad shot a 99, while Mariah Lueck had a 115 and Nicole Johnson carded 123.
Seniors graduating for the Central boys include Eng, Messner and Chase Schrupp while the girls return their entire team.

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