Harmon Schrunk

BUFFALO LAKE — A mere two pictures denied the Fairmont Cardinal boys golf group from advancing to the second spherical of the two-day Part 3AA match at Oakdale Golf Course close to Buffalo Lake.

“Unbelievable. Three years in a row we’ve completed simply wanting qualifying for Day 2 of the sectional meet,” Fairmont head coach Brad Haugen mentioned in reference to his lineup’s sixth-place group whole of 332 throughout Thursday’s opening 18-hole spherical.

New London-Spicer earned prime group honors by firing a 315, Luverne and Marshall shared runner-up accolades with a pair of 324s, whereas Minnewaska Space and Windom Space claimed the ultimate two advancing spots at 330 apiece.

Mockingly, solely 5 strokes separated the fifth and last group bid and sixth by way of 9 locations. Morris Space/Chokio-Alberta completed one shot again of Fairmont, West Central was subsequent at 334, whereas Pipestone Space closed with a 335.

Fairmont teammates Harmon Schrunk and Brock Lutterman, nonetheless, earned particular person bids to the Part 3AA last spherical at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Might 31, again at Oakdale Golf Course.

“Harmon turned in a terrific spherical, whereas Brock is nearer to the lead than previously couple of seasons, so which means each of them have an opportunity subsequent week,” mentioned Haugen.

Schrunk earned a share of fourth place total by carding a 36-40-76 — solely six strokes off Morris Space/Chokia-Alberta sophomore Charlie Hanson’s main tempo of a 2-under 70. Schrunk sank a birdie on the par-4 seventh gap to enhance his team-leading dozen pars in the course of the opening spherical.

Lutterman tied for fifteenth place total, and earned a person bid by penciling in back-to-back 41s for an 18-hole mark of 82. Lutterman displayed his contact close to the greens by making birdies on the par-4 seventh gap and the par-3 fifteenth gap to go together with seven pars.

Hartley Aust and Mathew Cone every generated rounds of 87 to finish Fairmont’s counting totals on Day 1 of the sectional. Aust produced a 44-43-87, highlighted by birdies on the par-4 seventh and the par-4 No. 14 gap. Aust added 5 pars.

Cone tallied a 46-41, together with a birdie on the par-5 No. 15, and 7 pars.

Blake Hilgendorf and Beau Becker rounded out Fairmont’s efficiency. Hilgendorf shot a 42-47-89 with 4 pars, whereas Becker netted a 50-43-93. Becker birdied the par-5 No. 18 to go together with three pars.

MACA’s Hanson topped the Day 1 area by firing a 33-37-70, paced by six birdies on Nos. 2, 4, 6, 9, 10 and 14, to enhance 9 pars.

2023 Part 3AA Boys Golf Meet

@ Oakdale Golf Membership in Buffalo Lake

Day 1 Outcomes

Group Standings (Prime 5 advance to Day 2): 1. New London-Spicer 315; T2. Luverne and Marshall 324s; T4. Minnewaska Space and Windom Space 330s; 6. Fairmont 332; 7. Morris Space/Chokio-Alberta 333; 8. West Central 334; 9. Pipestone Space 335; 10. Redwood Valley 346; T11. Litchfield and Atwater-Cosmos-Grove Metropolis 355s; 13. Worthington 356; T14. New Ulm and Jackson Co. Central 357s; 16. Montevideo 364.

Particular person Outcomes (Prime 10 of 96): 1. Charlie Hanson (MACA) 70; 2. Owen Sudenga (Luverne) 74; 3. Luke Ehlers (Marshall) 75; T4. Harmon Schrunk (Fairmont) and Riley Larson (Minnewaska) 76s; T6. Blake Kath (NLS), Mitchell Dewey (West Central) and Nixon Harrier (NLS) 77s; 9. Landon Pillatzki (Windom) 78; 10. Palmer Dalton (NLS) 80.

Different Fairmont Outcomes: T15. Brock Lutterman 82; T40. Hartley Aust and Mathew Cone 87s; T50. Blake Hilgendorf 89; 71. Beau Becker 93.

Particular person Qualifiers for Day 2: Hanson (MACA) 70; Schrunk (Fairmont) 76; Mitchell Dewey (West Central) 77; Marshall Dewey (West Central) 81; Will DeBates (Pipestone) 81; Lutterman (Fairmont) 82; Lincoln Ourada (Redwood Valley) 83; Mason Erickson (MACA) 83; Sam Brinkman (JCC) 83; Zachary Wilson (Redwood Valley) 83; Braxton Thompson (Pipestone) 84; Logan Powers (Worthington) 84; Sam Rouser (ACGC) 84; Will Fossen (New Ulm) 84.

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