(From Coach Jeff Groth)
The Albert Lea Boys Golf team was in Lake City on Tuesday to take part in the first day of the Section 1 AAA tournament at The Jewel Golf Club. Sections is a two day tournament where the team with the lowest combined score from the two days will go to the state tournament in the middle of June. The five individuals with the lowest scores not on the winning team will go to state as well.
After day one, the Tigers find themselves in first place after putting up a score of 295. Drew Teeter shot a 69 (-2), Tim Chalmers and Archie Nelson both shot 75 (+4) and Noah Teeter turned in a 76 (+5). They are closely followed by Rochester Mayo and Rochester Century who both shot 299. Northfield and Farmington at 301 and Lakeville North shot 304.
(From Coach Shawn Riebe)
The Albert Lea Girls golf team played the first round of the section 1AAA golf tourney at Cannon Falls Golf Club. The Tigers finished in 3rd place shooting a 357. Alyssa Jensen once again led the team shooting an 80, which put her in 5th place overall. Whitney Mullenbach shot 86 which mount her at 8th overall. Ashlyn Berven 90 and in 16th, and Jessica Vogt 101 and in 37th. Gracie Palmer shot a 110 and Addison Herr shot. 112. Tigers will finish up their Section tournament on Thursday.