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Lakers place fourth at Viking Classic

By Staff | Oct 1, 2008

FORT DODGE – The Iowa Lakes men’s golf team finished sixth at the Grand View Viking Classic at the Fort Dodge Country Club this Sunday and Monday.

The Lakers shot a 311 on Sunday and a 305 on Monday to end with a 616 two-day score.

Host Grand View won with a 591, seven strokes better than second-place Waldorf.

Iowa Lakes was led by Scott Benson, who finished fifth overall. He had a two-day total of 146 after shooting 73 each day.

Joel Keady finished 12th overall with 149 after rounds of 74 and 75.

Nick Christensen finished 27th overall with a 157 while Jarvis Weber shot a 158 to place 29th.

Non-counting scores were a 160 from A.J. Appel, who placed 38th; Max Koster placed 43 with a 162, Marc Siemers placed 73rd with a 172 and Nick Skinner placed 77th with a 180.

Soper places third overall

In women’s play, Ricca Soper finished third overall with a two-day total of 168 after rounds of 78 and 90.

Katie Heddinger finished with a 199 to tie for 19th, Abby Hohensee shot a 205 to place 23rd and Lauren Hartman shot 218 to place 25th.

Des Moines Area CC won the women’s tournamentwith a 695 with Iowa Western placing second with a 696, Iowa Wesley shot 747 and Iowa Lakes finished fourth with a 790.