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Girls Golf: Raiders open season with five meets in seven days

The season got going in earnest last week for the Hastings girls golf team.

The Raiders had five meets in seven days to start the season.

The season opened with a meet at the Stillwater Country Club.

Hastings took sixth place with a team total of 198.

The Raiders were led by junior Jordy Klimek, who shot a 46.

Ellen Bergschneider had a 48, Hannah Hoffman had a 51, Taylor Thoreson shot a 53, Sadie Karbo shot a 53 and Lexie Harp had a 60.

On Tuesday, April 21, Hastings played at the White Bear Yacht Club and placed eighth.

Karbo had a 53 and Klimek a 55 to pace the Raiders. Thoreson shot a 57, Hoffman a 58, Bergschneider a 64, and Sam Truax a 66.

One day later, the Raiders placed sixth out of nine teams at an 18-hole team best ball tournament at Heritage Links in Lakeville. Hastings shot an 80.

Finally, the week concluded with a meet Thursday at Prestwick in Woodbury. Bergschneider shot a 48 and Karbo a 50 to lead the Raiders. Jordy Klimek had a 53, Thoreson a 57, Hoffman a 63 and Truax a 65. Hastings placed seventh at the meet.

On Monday of this week, the Raiders placed seventh at a meet at Midland Hills in Roseville.

Bergschneider was the top scorer for Hastings with a 49. Thoreson had a 50, Klimek had a 51 and Karbo had a 55 to round out the varsity scoring. Lexie Harp had a 55 and Hoffman a 57.

Chad Richardson

Chad Richardson is the news director for RiverTown Multimedia. He was the publisher of four RiverTown publications until 2016, when he was named news director. He was previously general manager of the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages from 2000 to 2007. He worked at the Hastings Star Gazette from 1996 to 2000 as a photographer and reporter. He also worked as a photographer and writer at the Pope County Tribune in Glenwood.

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