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Laker men place fourth at home

September 24, 2012
Estherville Daily News

OKOBOJI - The Iowa Lakes Men's and Women's Golf teams were in action at the Iowa Lakes Fall Invitational Sunday at Brooks National Golf Course in Okoboji.

On the men's side Iowa Lakes shot a 314 to finish in fourth place. The Lakers' second team shot 326 for finish eighth out of 12 teams.

The Lakers were led by Ben Nath, who fired a 73 to finish in second place. Jeremy Wollenburg shot a 77 to finish in a tie for 10th place. Other counting scores were Joe Dakkens shooting an 81 and Max Brashear firing an 83. Non-counting score was Austin Sweeney with an 85.

Blake Orton led the Lakers' second team with a 77 to tie for 10th place. Shawn Harmon shot an 82, Ty Asa fired an 83 and Nathan Kyle came in with an 84. Non-counting score was Michael Pace with an 89. Two Laker individuals competed on the men's side Dylan Konechne shot a 93 and Josh Coleman shot a 97.

On the women's side, Iowa Lakes finished in 5th place shooting a 386. They were led by Sam Mueller's fourth place finish with an 83. Taylor Heinrichs finished in seventh place with an 86. Cassie Galm shot a 100 and Tress DeBoer came in with a 117.

"Today was a great day to play golf. The sun was out and the wind was down," said Iowa Lakes coach Andy Soper. "We had some good scores by some players. Some were upset with their rounds. I told them we have practice tomorrow and we will get better. Ben and Sam have been leading the team well all year and it showed again today. We will get back after it Monday and prepare for our next tournament."

Next action for the Lakers will be Saturday, Sept. 29 when the Laker women travel to Sioux City to play in the Briar Cliff Invite. The men won't play again until Oct. 4 when they travel to Sioux City to play in the Briar Cliff Men's Invite.



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