Boe finishes as Class A runner-up

Photo by Jake McNeill Lakeview junior Carson Boe surveys the green at Pebble Creek Golf Club in Becker during the first day of the Class A boys golf championships on Tuesday. After carding a 68 in the first round, Boe finish his round on Wednesday with a 74, giving him a two-day total of 142.

BECKER — Lakeview junior Carson Boe shot a 2-over 74 at the second day of the stateboys golf state tournament at Pebble Creek on Wednesday to claim his new highest finish at the state tournament, finishing as the Class A runner up.

Boe went into the final day of play after shooting a 4-under 68 on the first day of competition to hold a three-stroke lead over Walker-Hackensack-Akeley’s Parker Brock. Yet, Brock made the charge with a 3-under 69 on Wednesday to leapfrog Boe’s two-day score of 142 with an individual score of 140 for himself.

Boe was 2-over after the first seven holes on Wednesday but found his form from there. He birdied two of the first three holes on the front 9 after starting the day on hole 10 and he closed out his round with a birdie on hole 9.

Teammate Lane Arends shot a 7-over on the day, tying Dawson-Boyd’s Drew Hjelmeland for 22nd place.

Both the Blackjacks and Lakers qualified as a team for state but Dawson-Boyd’s depth pushed them past Lakeview. The Blackjacks shot a 53-over after entering the day tied with Lakeview to edge them out for seventh place, 695-701.

Fertile-Beltrami won the team title at 627, followed by WHA at 635 and Legacy Christian Academy at 637.

Carson Stratmoen was the Blackjacks’ No. 2 scorer, shooting an 8-over on Wednesday to finish with a two-day score of 164 to slot in at 38th place, tying with Canby’s Jack Abrahamson.

Evan Mork and Evan Menning rounded out the Blackjacks’ scorers in 55th and 84th respectively with a 171 and a 204.

Lakeview’s No. 3 and No. 4 golfers were Kyle Kurowski and Landon Teske, who finished 82nd and 83rd at 199 and 200.

Alex Munson of Tracy-Milroy-Balaton shot a 19-over to place 57th on the tournament at 172.

Canby’s Dylan Houseman placed 60th at 174 after shooting a 13-over while Brady Hulzebos shot a 14-over to finish in 70th at 178.


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