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Ashton Lloyd, chips on the green at the Minn-Iowa Golf Course during an April 28 meet against Windom.

The Blue Earth Area Buccaneer boys’ golf team was back in action Tuesday, May 2 as they traveled to St. Peter for the St. Peter Invitational.

BEA finished second in the nine-team 18-hole event with a team score of 338, which was 15 strokes behind host St. Peter Saints, who placed first with a score of 323.

Fairmont finished third with 342 points, Waseca fourth with 344 points, Jackson County Central fifth with 349 points, Redwood Valley sixth with 356 points, New Ulm seventh with 357 points, Kasson-Mantorville eighth with 359 points, and No. 2 St. Peter team finished ninth with 376.

Kaiden Brovold of St. Peter was the medalist with a score of nine over par of 78.

Two Blue Earth Area golfers, Ashton Lloyd and Eli Blagg, finished in a three-way tie in second place with 79 seconds.

Lloyd recorded 10 pars during his round while Blagg had a birdie and seven pars.

Jackson Blondin and Max Loge also contributed to the BEA team score. Both golfers hit a 90 and finished in 27th place in a four-way tie. Blondin had a birdie and two pars while Loge had two pars.

Other BEA golfers included Kyren Sunken, who hit a 91 with a birdie and two pars to finish in 31st place in a three-way tie, and Manny Granillo, who hit six pars en route to a round of 94 and a tie for 36th place.

The Bucs were at the Fairmont for an invitational meeting on Saturday, May 6 and will return to St. Peter on Monday, May 8 for another Big South Conference East Division event. The 18 hole meeting will be played at Shoreland Country Club with a 3:00pm start time

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After finishing fourth in last week’s Big South East Division event, the Blue Earth Area Buccaneers placed third in the last division meet, held on Monday, May 1 at the New Ulm Country Club.

St. Peter won the event for the second time in a row. The Saints’ team total of 160 was 16 better than New Ulm’s 176 overall. BEA shot 182 and finished third, followed by Waseca, who finished fourth with 185. Fairmont finished fifth with 186 and Jackson County Central sixth with 187.

St. Peter’s Blake Magelee was the medalist with a two-over-par round of 38. The Saints also filled second and third spots on the leaderboard.

BEA’s best golfer of the day was Ashton Lloyd. He had a birdie and three pars to card a round of 42 and finish fourth in a four-way tie.

Kyren Sunken and Manny Granillo each shot a 46 to tie for 16th place. Sunken had a birdie. Granillo had a par.

Max Loge contributed the final score to the BEA overall score. With a round of 48, he finished 22nd in a three-way tie. Loge recorded three pars that day.

Jackson Blondin and Eli Blagg also played golf for the Bucs. Blondin had three pars and hit a 50 while Blagg finished with a 54.

BEA 169, Windom 179

It was a 10-shot victory for the BEA boys team who defeated the Windom Eagles 169-179 on April 28 at the Minn-Iowa Golf Course.

Windom’s Greyson Elder took home the medal honor with a one-over par 37. Elder had six pars ahead, along with a birdie on hole #4 to explain his final total.

BEA’s Kyren Sunken birded two holes and had three pars to finish a shot behind Elder in second place with a 38 score.

The Bucs’ Eli Blagg shagged hole #1 to end his day on four pars with a score of 40, good for third place.

Ashton Lloyd’s round of 16 was the next best varsity score. Lloyd collected three pars throughout the day.

The other three Bucs who played golf on the collegiate team, Jackson Blondin, Max Loge and Gordy Bruellman, finished with identical scores of 48.

BEA’s junior varsity team was led by Hunter Viland and Manny Granillo, who each had rounds of 41. Cale Boris finished at 54.


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