Senior Seth Miller completes a drive on the No. 8 tee box during a home match with Marshall April 21.

Golf boys dip to 1-4

The Luverne boys’ golf team dropped a pair of matches to Big South Conference opponents.

The Cardinals fell by 14 strokes to Marshall in Luverne April 21 before taking a 21-stroke setback in Jackson Monday.

Luverne, 1-4 overall, plays in Redwood Falls Thursday.


JCC 162, Luverne 183

The Cardinals came up on the short end of a 21-stroke decision when they challenged Jackson County Central in Jackson Monday.

Joe Brinkman shot a 37 to lead the Huskies to a convincing victory.

Colton Arends led the Cards with a 43, while Chaz Smedsrud, Coy Gonnerman and Jack Baustian contributed respective 44-, 47- and 49-stroke scores to the team tally.

Mark Spreiter and Casey Klosterbuer shot 50- and 52-stroke rounds without impacting the scoring.


Marshall 174, LHS 188

The Cardinals couldn’t upset Marshall when the teams met at the Luverne Country Club April 21.

Strong winds and cool playing conditions didn’t seem to influence Marshall’s Jacob Baker, who captured medalist honors for the meet by firing a two-over-par 38.

Smedsrud led the charge for the Cards by registering a 43.

Spreiter, Gonnerman and Baustian added respective 45-, 48- and 52-stroke rounds to Luverne’s team tally.

Seth Miller and Klosterbuer both shot 53s without influencing the scoring.

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