Girls golf starts season with win

The New Prague Trojan girls golf team got its season off to a good start with a win at the Prior Lake Invitational at The Wilds Golf Club.

The Trojans shot a fourperson score of 364, edging Shakopee by two strokes for the win. Lakeville South was third at 379, followed by Cretin-Derham Hall at 401 and Shakopee at 412.

“It was a great day with a lot of sun to start our season,” Trojan Coach Dan Holgate said. “The wind was gusty at times, but we are kind of used to that.”

He said the team’s senior captains, Annika DuMoulin and Sydney Guerrette, made a lot of great shots. “They would have both scored much better if they hadn’t had some penalty strokes due to hazards,” he said.

The Trojans’ Libby Zweber was their top scorer, carding an 85. DuMoulin and Guerrette both had 92. Brooke Buthe shot a 95 to round out the scoring, with Sydney Brod (105) and Taylor Hemann (107) also competing for the Trojans.

“Libby [Zweber] had two birdies on the card to give her a career-low round,” Holgate noted. “She played very well in all aspects of her game. Libby is a solid player that will continue to improve as she gains confidence.”

Holgate said Buthe also...

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