(KFGO/KNFL) Day 1 is complete at the State Class B Girls Golf Tournament at Souris Valley Golf Club in Minot.
Oak Grove leads the team race, shooting a 353 for a two-shot lead over Heart River, and nine shots back of 3rd place Kindred. The top five teams are separated by only ten shots.
Kindred junior Avery Bartels, who has won the last two Class B state individual titles, shot a 3-under 69, and leads the individual contest by six shots. Bartels shot 2-under on the back nine, including a birdie on the 18th hole. Lauryn Keller of Des Lacs-Burlington is second after an opening round 75.
The tournament concludes on Tuesday in Minot.
Team scores: Oak Grove 353, Heart River 355, Kindred 362, Des-Lacs Burlington and Napoleon/Gackle-Streeter 363 each, Grafton 384, Linton-HMB 388, Rugby 395, Carrington 398, Park River 399, Hatton-Northwood 412, Bottineau 414, Nedrose 416, Sargent County 426, Hazen 429, Kenmare 438, Bowman County 446, Kenmare 454
Individual Top 5: Avery Bartels, Kindred 69; Lauryn Keller, Des Lacs-Burlington 75, Ainsley McLain, Grafton 76; Libby Dulmage, Rugby 79; Elle Nicholas, North Star 80.