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Golfers 2nd at BRC meet

Leisha Cory watches her pitch shot into the green on the ninth hole at a 5-team Big Rivers Conference mini-meet last Thursday at the River Falls Golf Club. Cory carded a score of 49 to give Hudson two players in the top ten and boost the Raiders to a second place team finish. Photo by Bob Burrows

Cassie Wurm fired a one-over-par 37 to earn medalist honors and teammate Leisha Cory posted a tenth place score of 49 to lead the Raider girls' golf team to a second place finish at a 5-team Big Rivers Conference mini-meet last Thursday at the River Falls Golf Club.

Wurm opened with back-to-back birdies before bogeying the third hole. She bounced back to birdie No. 4 but a light drizzle tuned to a steady rain over the final five holes. She went three-over on the fifth and sixth holes before playing the final three holes at even-par.

Cory's round included a par on the par-3 sixth hole.

Jill Wanner added a round of 52 for the Raiders and Hayley Uzpen carded a 55 to give Hudson a total team score of 193, nine strokes behind first place River Falls. Lindsey Frank finished with a 57 for the Raiders.

Rice Lake was third with 196 followed by Eau Claire Memorial with 199 and Eau Claire North with 201.

Bob Burrows
Bob Burrows has been sports editor at the River Falls Journal since 1996 and at the Hudson Star-Observer since 2009. Prior to joining the Journal, Burrows served as sports editor with Ledger Publications in Balsam Lake, Wis. A native of Bayonne, N.J. and a U.S. Navy veteran, Burrows attended Marquette University before completing his studies at UW-River Falls in 1992.
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