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Girls Golf: Raiders tie for 2nd at Troy Burne

Hudson's Ali Wefel hits out of the greenside bunker on the fifth hole at Troy Burne during a Big Rivers Conference girls' golf match hosted by Hudson Thursday, Aug. 30. Wefel shot a 49 to help the Raiders tie for second place with Eau Claire Memorial. Bob Burrows / RiverTown Multimedia

Paige Hillman tied for third individually and all five Raiders shot 56 or lower as Hudson tied for second place with Eau Claire Memorial at a Big Rivers Conference girls' golf match at Troy Burne Thursday, Aug. 30.

Hillman shot a team-low score of 43 over nine holes to tie River Falls' Hannah Harper for third place. Eau Claire Memorial's Lexi Meade earned medalist honors with a round of 40 while Sydney Brown of Eau Claire North shot 41.

Ali Wefel contributed an eighth place score of 49 to the Raider's team total while Courtney Dummer finished with 54, Lauren Gertschen shot 55 and Makayla Shilts had 56.

River Falls took first in the team standings with a total score of 192 while Hudson and Eau Claire Memorial each posted 201. Menomonie was fourth with 215 followed by Eau Claire North with 222, Chippewa Falls with 229, and Rice Lake with 335.

The Raiders return to BRC action Thursday, Sept, 6, at Turtleback Golf Course in Rice Lake.

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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