C-I Boys finish 2nd in M-8 Golf

Led by a 75 from Matt Swanson and 78 from Nate Cox, the Bluejacket Boys Golf squad closed the Mississippi 8 season with a 322 at Riverwood National on May 22. Adding scores for C-I were Jared Knutson (83), Austin Galligan (86), Reggie Martin (87), and Jonah Poppen (88).

‘We finished strong and ended up in 2nd place overall in the M-8. We came into the meet tied with Buffalo for 2nd and we beat them by 11 strokes,” noted C-I Coach Mike Hennen.

Swanson finished 5th overall for the M-8 season to earn All-Conference as champion Rogers swept the top three individual spots.  Knutson (13th overall), Cox (14th), and Martin (18th) all earned M-8 Honorable Mention.

• On May 21, the Bluejackets shot a season-low 313 to place 3rd at the Northland CC Invite in Duluth won by Hermantown’s 290. Leading C-I were Swanson (73), Martin (75), Knutson (79) and Cox (86).

Mississippi 8 Boys Golf

FINAL: Rogers 107 pts, Cambridge-Isanti 69, Buffalo 69, Becker 62, St. Michael-Alb. 52, Monticello 13, Big Lake 6.

• The C-I Girls placed 5th with a 389 at the May 16 M-8 meet at the Purple Hawk. Leah Schoenecker (93), Alyssa Rapp (97), Emily Sunderman (99) and Anna Sunderman (100) led the way.

On May 15, Megan Koester and Rapp paired for an 85 to place 3rd at the fun 6-6-6 Milaca Invite.