It was a good week for the Shakopee girls golf team.

The week started with the Sabers winning the Prior Lake Invitational and ended with the team moving up to first in the South Suburban Conference standings.

On Wednesday at the second SSC tournament of the season at Crystal Lake Golf Course, Shakopee finished second which enabled the team to move into first in the overall SSC standings.

The Sabers shot a 364 to finish second to Lakeville North’s 320.

Ally Loiselle led the Sabers with an 86. She was followed by Sam Gukken’s 88, Aisha Shaikh’s 89, Hannah Wiebold’s 101, Alli Rudi’s 103, Maren Masters’ 117.

Last Thursday at the Wilds Golf Club in Prior Lake, the Sabers shot a 347 to finish in first at the Prior Lake Invitational.

Loiselle was the medalist of the tournament with a score of 76. Teammate Guckeen finished in fourth place with an 87 while Shaikh finished sixth with an 89. Wiebold added a 95 while Rudi shot a 98 and Sam Mohn shot a 110.

On Monday, the Sabers competed against Prior Lake and New Prague at the Ridges at Sand Creek and shot a 361. Guckeen shot an 87, Loiselle an 88, Masters and Shaikh both shot 93.


The Shakopee boys golf team finished in third place at its own tournament.

Shakopee shot a 346 to finish third at the Shakopee Invitational on Monday at Stonebrooke Golf Club.

Mankato West won the invite with a score of 317. Rosemount was second with a 336 and was followed by Shakopee (346), Eden Prairie (354), Holy Family (356), Shakopee Red (365), Belle Plaine (366) and New Prague (371).

The Sabers were led by senior Miles Jakubiak, who shot an 83. He was followed by junior Luke Schmidt’s 87, Noah Schumacher and Harry Moran’s 88, and Austin McNeil and Evan Holm’s 89.

Mankato West freshman Leo Gellert was the medalist with a 72.

As for the Shakopee Red team, they were led by Caden Bullard’s 90. Sam Kress followed by a 91. Tommy Marker and Michael Morrow both shot 92 followed by Jake Hallett’s 93 and Luke O’Brien’s 95.

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.