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July 14, 2014 The Star Page 11 SPORTS Ross Good pops up a chip shot to the ninth green dur- ing the annual Munro Tournament at the Rolla Country Club. It landed well short of the hole. Monte McAtee attacks the pin on hole number 9 during the club's annual tournament. Rolla Country Club. The Munro Tournament, which they had a chance for the top spot. Glenn Marcil fought off a difficult lie near an evergreen tee to exe- rvy M Good plays really well cato pture handicapdivision, ....... ........... ............. .... , ........... ....... .... .... ternoon'Nigfl'f(ift"NeWon the links Thursdayiri"a"st?ifffg'g'af--- - q'fiif'e eat the ning scoresfeW' gff'6eSof the pastbeyrnd the wi'n-several years. The Munro the In fact, none of the five thought club's top golfersJn bo a handicap and cute a stellar shot to the green. t Y decides the club's top golfers in both a handicap and championship divi- sion, produced some low scores but not from the usual sources. The championship division came down to a five-way playoff for the top three spots. ,Buck Herman, Clarence Davis, Paul Frydenlund, Tony Good and Cal Anderson finished the 18-hole event with an 83. That's 11 over par and Herman said that after a tough stretch, he had all but given up. Anderson, who played in the same group with Frydenlund and Good, said the trio, along with their other two playing partners were lav- ing "longest drive contests" toward the end of the round because they were certain their opportunities to win had long since passed. As it turned out, the title wM still five-way olayoff in c lampionsl ip Herman and Davis 'were left andscore'in the championship division. championship division, produced some low scores but not from the usual sources. played a total of three holes before the Herman rolled in a putt to win the championship. While there was plenty of drama in the championship division, a Good golfer played really, really well to win the handicap division. Ross Good shot an 89 which translated into an 8-under par 64 on the handicap sheet to win the title by four strokes. To put in perspective how well Good played, consider that his 89 was only six strokes off the winning was right down the middle but the ball was no where to be found. It ei- ther reached the creek just 40 yards from the green or was plugged in soft ground near the narrow stream. Good exited next followed by Frydenlund. Dale Juntunen was another player on fire in the handicap division. His straight total of 84 was only one off the championship's winning total. When combined with his handicap, the score dipped to a 4-under 68 and second place in the division. Brady Peterson was third after carding a 92, which turned into a 70 after the handicap was subtracted. The fourth place spot was jammed Tourney (Continued on Page 12) well within their grasp and the five men lined up on tee box of the 352- yard hole No. 1 around 9 p.m. fore playoff to decide whose name would be etched on the clubhouse trophy. Anderson was the first to be elim- inated. His tee shot on the first hole From left, the championship team, flanked by island dancers. Second from left, Shaice Marx of Thompson, Anna Mauch of Lidgerwood-Wyndmere, Lydia Hansen of Oakes, Miranda Ripplinger of Lisbon, Mary Jo Guilbert of Rolla, Lyndsy Hansana of North Sargent-Gwinner, Madison Kaehler of F-C-T, Jayden Rittenour of F-C-T, Emily Overbay of Thompson Carley Kundsen of Richland, Chelsea Nielsen of Libson and coach Mark Wisnewski of Lidgerwood. Rolla netter part of championship tear00 in awaii By Coach Mark Wisnewski Paradise proved to be a very comfortable setting once against as a team of 11 area North Dakota high school girls basketball players made another successful and memorable trip to Honolulu, Hawaii, capturing their fifth-consec- utive title in late June at the annual Flying Hawaiian Tournament in Oahu. This particular team really epitomized to the fullest extent the system we like to employ, and with each game they kept on getting better and better on both ends of the floor. The trust they developed with each other on the floor was a special thing to watch. The North Dakota contingent, dubbed the "Frozen Chosen," went a perfect 4-0 in tournament play. Rolla graduate Mary Jo Guilbert was a key part of the team's success. The North Dakota contingent, dubbed the "Frozen Chosen," went a perfect 4-0 in tourna- ment play. Six players scored for the team in their opening 36-28 win against Sacred Heart of Oahu, led by nine points from Chelsea Nielsen and eight from Anna Mauch. Ten players scored in the team's second. game, a 38-16 win against host LeJardin Acad- emy of Oahu. Mary Jo Guilbert scored 12 points as the team played great defense in a 36-9 win over LeJardin Blue to reach the title game. In the championship game the "Chosen" put together their best performance of the tourna- ment, racing out to a 30-15 halftime lead. The team continued steady play in the second half to defeat the Oahu "East-Siders" by a 43-32 score. Guilbert led the way with 10 points and Miranda Ripplinger added nine. The team has now won the tournament five years running, but the trip wasn't just about basketball. The girls and accompanying family and friends also visited Pearl Harbor, snorkled at Jaunama Bay, parasailed, attended a luau, toured the island, and of course, swam and en- joyed the beaches of Waikiki for the entire week. Five area g' :lers part in annual Shrine ( ,ame Two all-state football players from last year's North Prairie Cougar squad and three representing the St. John took Woodchucks part in the annual Shrine Football game Sunday in Fargo. Grayson Marty and Trenton Mc- Cloud suited up for the 11-man East team. Both starred for the Cougars last fall and helped the team reach the Class A 1 l-man quarterfinals. Marry was an all-state linebacker and offensive lineman for North Prairie. McCloud played on both the of- fensive and defensive lines Rolla- Rolette cooperative. Three stand-out St. John Wood- chucks donned the cloth of the 9- man West Team Sunday night. All-staters Tanner Langan, Nick Martin and Kiefer Langan took part in the evening contest at the Far- goDome. Tanner played running back and linebacker while Keifer directed the offense from the quarterback posi- tion. Martin was a lineman for the Woodchucks The North Dakota Shrine Bowl is sponsored by the Kern and E1 Zagal Temples of Grand Forks and Fargo, N.D. This marks the 42th annual Shrine Bowl. Teams are made up of 120 ath- letes from North Dakota and 12 from northwest Minnesota, areas included in the Kem and E1 Zagal territories.