As the weather stabilized the past week, the Princeton boys golf squad has seen consistent scoring at its various meets over the stretch. The Tigers will be aiming for solid shooting when the Granite Ridge Conference finals will be hosted May 15 at Wapicada GC in Sauk Rapids.
On May 13, the Tigers placed 16th at the Purple Hawk Invite hosted by Cambridge-Isanti, finishing with a 362 total. Spring Lake Park won the invite with a 306 score, followed by Mississippi 8 power Rogers in second place at 308. Princeton’s Section 7AAA partner Grand Rapids was third at 315.
Silas Reek and Korben Weidenborner led the Tigers with 89 rounds on the Hawk. Both Hunter Bies and Caleb Scharber carded 92s. Also competing for Princeton were Ryan Gamec (98) and Marshall Bies (100).
A windy May 9 saw the Granite Ridge teams gather at Little Falls CC for a meet. The Tigers were sixth with a 354 mark as St. Cloud Cathedral held off runner-up Albany 324-327. The Crusaders also hold the league in the overall standings heading into Wednesday’s finals.
Brendan Carlson paced Princeton that day with an 84, followed by H. Bies at 86. Filling out the Tiger card were Reek (90), Weidenborner (94) and Scharber (94).
Granite Ridge Golf
Boys standings entering this week: St. Cloud Cathedral, Albany, Becker, Little Falls, Zimmerman, Princeton, Milaca, Mora, Foley.