Monday was another good day on the golf course for the Jordan golf teams.

Both the Hubmen and Jaguars ran away with the Minnesota River Conference championships Monday at Montgomery Golf Course.

The Jordan girls golf team scored 182 on the first nine and backed that up with a 169 on the back nine. Those two scores put Jordan’s final MRC score at 877, which was 84 strokes better than second place Le Sueur-Henderson. Southwest Christian was third.

Three Jordan golfers earned all-conference honors while another earned honorable mention honors. Autumn Sivilay earned her fifth all-conference honor while Emily Henderson earned her fourth and Rachel Henderson her third. Molly Kelvington was selected to the honorable mention team.

The Hubmen golf team won the conference title by 60 strokes as it finished the conference schedule with 1,007 strokes. TCU was second at 1,067. Belle Plaine was third and Southwest Christian fourth.

Senior Thomas Gutzmer was the conference MVP while Bryan Thong and Ian Hennen earned all-conference selections and Graham Pelowski an honorable mention selection.

Prior to the MRC Championships, Jordan hosted the Jordan Invitational last Thursday at the Ridges at Sand Creek. The Hubmen finished in fifth place with a score of 338. St. Peter was the champion at 304 followed by Blue Earth Area at 323, Detroit Lakes third at 326 and Marshall fourth at 337.

Gutzmer was the low Hubmen in 11th place with an 81. He was followed by Thong in 20th place with an 84. Hennen shot an 86 while Pelowski shot an 87 and Joe Hulet an 88 and Jackson Dryhaug a 103.

The Jaguars finished in second place just two strokes behind champion New Ulm. New Ulm shot a 355 while Jordan a 357. Waseca was third at 361.

The Jaguars placed all six golfers in the top 16 with Rachel Henderson leading the way with an 83, which put her in fourth place.

Emily Henderson was seventh (90), Abby Oehlerking and Aysia Kim tied for ninth (92), Sivilay 12th (93) and Kelvington 16th (96).

Sports editor

Todd Abeln has been the Shakopee and Jordan sports editor for more than 10 years. He enjoys highlight big accomplishments and competitive games. Todd also enjoys golf, softball and watching his kids play baseball, soccer, hockey and basketball.


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