Area girls golf: Entire Lake City squad earns all-conferenceLake City continued its dominance, winning the Hiawatha Valley League Conference championship by 21 strokes over Byron, the next closest team.
By: R-E Sports Staff, The Republican Eagle
Lake City continued its dominance, winning the Hiawatha Valley League Conference championship by 21 strokes over Byron, the next closest team. Stewartville came in third with a 367 at Willow Creek Golf Course in Rochester.
Zumbrota-Mazeppa came in fourth Thursday, shooting a 378, while Cannon Falls finished ninth with a 437.
Abby Gruber led the way for the Tigers, carding an 82. Jennifer Schmidt was right behind her, firing an 84.
"I was pleased with today's results," Lake City coach Steve Randgaard said. "Abby continued with her fine play today."
Schmidt started out shaky, shooting a 46 on the first nine holes, but rebounded and shot a 38 on the final nine.
Gruber, Schmidt and their four teammates -- Carley Siewert (87), Katy Bolduc (90), Mary Schmidt (90) and Annalise Wallerich (92) -- earned all-conference honors.
Nikki Westlake led Z-M with a 90, earning all-conference honors in the process. Teammate Britani Peterman also earned the honors, shooting a 93.
Cannon Falls' top two finishers were Tatum Plonsky and Caroline Bowen, shooting 97 and 98, respectively.
The Bombers improved 33 strokes from when they played the course Monday.