Despite each earning individual berths, three Bemidji High School golfers will be challenging Minnesota’s best alongside each other this week.
Senior Taylor Offerdahl and junior Damaris Berg will represent the BHS girls team at the Class 3A state golf tournament on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 11-12 at Bunker Hills in Coon Rapids. Senior Bjorn Jorgenson will rep the boys squad.
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For the first time in her career, Taylor Offerdahl carded a sub-80 score at state.
The Bemidji High School senior was one of three Lumberjacks participating in the Class 3A state tournament at Bunker Hills Golf Club in Coon Rapids on Tuesday, and she finished day one with a six-over-par 78 and a share of 17th place.
Alongside Offerdahl, junior Damaris Berg finished with an 18-over 90 on Tuesday. Berg is tied for 64th.
On the boys side, senior Bjorn Jorgenson tied for 74th with an 11-over 83. After an eight-over front nine, Jorgenson settled in with a three-over 39 on the back nine.
Day 2 continues today at Bunker Hills Golf Club in Coon Rapids.
Two members of the Bemidji High School girls golf team are headed to the state tournament.
Senior Taylor Offerdahl and junior Damaris Berg qualified for state as individuals as the Lumberjacks placed third as a team at the Section 8-3A Championship on Wednesday at Rich Spring Golf Club in Cold Spring. Offerdahl finished fourth (85-78--163) and Berg finished in a tie for fifth (84-80--164) to secure trips to the Class 3A state meet.
Nicki Son narrowly missed qualifying for state. She finished in a four-way tie for eighth place individually, missing a state-tournament berth by one shot.
Taking 22nd place for BHS was Kylen Fenson (95-84--179). Rounding out Bemidji’s competitors were Tatum Offerdahl (94-87--181) in 24th and Nettie Kimball (99-92--191) in a tie for 37th.
Offerdahl and Berg will continue their seasons and head to Bunker Hills Golf Club in Coon Rapids, June 11-12, to compete in the Class 3A Championship.