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By Dwight Cadwell
Pine Knot News Sports 

'Jacks are section champs on the links

 

June 7, 2019

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Cloquet had three golfers in the top four at the Section 7AA meet last week at Giants Ridge. From left are champion Keegan Poppenberg, runner-up Anthony McKay, third-place finisher Cody Stanisich (from Eveleth-Gilbert), and Sam Baker in fourth. Baker tied with Denfeld's Cyrus Behinia.

Keegan Poppenberg may have not been the favorite to win the section title heading into the section meet at Giants Ridge last week, but the senior certainly showed his leadership skills, winning the section title with a two-day total of 148 for the two-day event.

Poppenberg's 4-over-par was five strokes better than that of his Lumberjack teammate Anthony McKay, who finished with a 9-over-par score of 153.

Golf coaches Jon Horbacz and Matt Carlson are optimistic about the state competition.

"The guys have had a good year and should be ready to go," Carlson said, noting that the team has six...



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