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Paynesville Press - May 10, 2006

Girls host conference meet at Koronis Hills

By Michael Jacobson

Junior Marissa Mackedanz tied for second as the Bulldogs girls' golf team hosted their West Central Conference North home meet at Koronis Hills Golf Course on Friday.

Junior Marissa Mackedanz Mackedanz shot a six-over-par round of 42 on the front nine at Koronis Hills, finishing two strokes behind the medalist, Krista Kalthoff of Albany, who carded a 40. Five players, including Mackedanz, shot rounds of 42.

Junior Marissa Mackedanz finished two strokes behind the medalist at two conference golf meets last week, shooting 44 at LPGE and 42 at home.

Senior Amber Jensen shot 48 for the Dogs, tying for 15th individually.

The Dogs, as a team, were edged by Melrose by one stroke, 205-206, for sixth place.

Albany won the conference meet with four players shooting 44 or better, totaling 169. Minnewaska, which retains the overall conference lead, was second at 177.

Junior Cassandra Olmscheid and ninth grader Karla Leitzman completed the Dogs' team score by carding 58s.

This week, the Dogs played in a nonconference meet at Sauk Centre on Tuesday. They will host ACGC in a nonconference meet at Koronis Hills on Wednesday, May 10, and they will also play in a noncon-ference meet at Litchfield on Thursday.

Next week, the Dogs will play in a conference meet at Melrose on Monday, May 15, and they will play their last conference meet at NL-S on Tuesday, May 16. To make up for the meet schedule at Minnewaska in April, but postponed due to the weather, the girls' teams will play 18 holes at Little Crow Country Club next Tuesday.

Team Scores
1. Albany 169
2. Minnewaska 177
3. Cathedral 191
4. NL-S 194
5. Sauk Centre 196
6. Melrose 205
7. Paynesville 206
8. LPGE 212

Individual Results
Paynesville - Marissa Mackedanz (2) 42; Amber Jensen 48; Cassandra Olmscheid 58; Karla Leitzman 58; Meghan Doll 60; Natasha Fangmeier 68.

Melrose again edged the Bulldogs by one stroke, and New London-Spicer and Long Prairie-Grey Eagle also beat the Dogs by a handful of strokes as the Dogs finished eighth in a conference meet in Long Prairie on Tuesday, May 2.

The Dogs (214) finished five strokes out of fifth place but ended in eighth after being edged by NL-S (209), LPGE (211), and Melrose (213).

Minnewaska and Albany tied for the meet championship with totals of 182, but the Lakers beat the Huskies on the fifth-score tiebreaker.

Junior Marissa Mackedanz finished two strokes behind the medalists again, shooting 44 and tying for sixth at the meet. Senior Amber Jensen shot 49 for the Dogs and finished in a tie for 14th.

Junior Cassandra Olmscheid (57) and sophomore Meghan Doll (64) completed the Dogs' team score.

Team Scores
1. Minnewaska 182
2. Albany 182
3. Cathedral 190
4. Sauk Centre 194
5. New London-Spicer 209
6. LPGE 211
7. Melrose 213
8. Paynesville 214

Individual Results
Paynesville - Marissa Mackedanz (6) 44; Amber Jensen 49; Cassandra Olmscheid 57; Meghan Doll 64; Karla Leitzman 67.

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