Totino-Grace Claims Class AA Team Title; Staples-Motley's White Earns Individual Honors
June 14, 2023 | 1 min.
JORDAN, Minn. – Entering the final round of the 2023 Minnesota State High School League Boys’ Class AA Championship facing a four-stroke deficit, Totino-Grace High School posted a team score of 299 for a second consecutive day to earn a four-stroke victory at Ridges at Sand Creek.
The Eagles, who were ranked as the No. 2 team in the state across all three classes for a large portion of the season by the Minnesota Golf Association, got help from junior Payton Savageau, who followed his opening-round 73 Tuesday with a 2-over 74 on the final day of competition Wednesday to place tied for second at 147.
Junior Andrew Ramos fired a 4-over 76 Wednesday to finish tied for fifth at 148 with teammate Nate Appelhof, who posted back-to-back rounds of 74 in a winning effort.
Staples-Motley Carter White carded an even par 72 for the second consecutive day to earn medalist honors at 144 for a three-stroke victory over Roseau senior Max Wilson, Cloquet senior Karson Patten and Savageau.
Holy Family Catholic, who led following the first round with a team tally of 295, carded a team score of 307 Wednesday to finish in second four shots behind Totino-Grace, 16 shots better than Cloquet High School, who placed third.
THE 2023 MSHSL BOYS’ CLASS AA CHAMPIONSHIP
RIDGES AT SAND CREEK
6,657 YARDS, PAR 72
WEDNESDAY’S FINAL TEAM RESULTS
1. Totino-Grace, 299-299—598
2. Holy Family, 295-307—602
3. Cloquet, 310-308—618
4. Roseau, 318-306—624
5. Blake School, 315-312—627
6. Pine Island-Zumbrota-Mazeppa, 319-320—639
7. New London-Spicer, 320-325—645
8. Albany, 329-326—655
WEDNESDAY’S FINAL INDIVIDUAL RESULTS
1. Carter White, Staples-Motley, 72-72—144
T2. Max Wilson, Roseau, 73-74—147
T2. Peyton Savageau, Totino-Grace, 73-74—147
T2. Karson Patten, Cloquet, 74-73—147
T5. Andrew Ramos, Totino-Grace, 72-76—148
T5. Nate Appelhof, Totino-Grace, 74-74—148
T5. Ryan Nutter, La Crescent, 75-73—148
T5. P.J. Herron, Holy Family, 72-76—148
9. Luke Maas, Watertown-Mayer, 73-76—149
T10. Christopher Zhao, Blake, 71-79—150
T10. Ryder Carlson, Holy Family, 74-76—150
T10. Colton Rich, Rochester Lourdes, 74-76—150
T10. Holdyn Evjen, Hermantown, 75-75—150
For complete tournament results go to: www.mshsl.org/2023-state-golf-results