Legacy Christian Academy completed the three-peat by winning its third consecutive girls’ golf state Class A team championship at Pebble Creek Golf Course in Becker Wednesday.
The Lions topped Fillmore Central by 21 strokes with a two-day total 679 to 706 led by sophomore Kayla Ruf and freshman Sophie Gray finishing second and fourth on the individual leader board.
Ruf carded a two-round total 7-over par 158 (79-79) and Gray was three strokes back with a 161 (82-79).
Last year senior Jillian Johnson shot a personal low round during Day two at state. She repeated that with a second-day 84 after posting an opening-day 89. As a result, she carded a 175 to tie for 15th place for a third Lions golfer to earn all-state status.
Legacy senior Lindsey McAlpin closed out the team scoring with a 189 to tie for 43rd place overall (98-91–189). Classmate Anna Cleveland finished one stroke back to tie for 45th place overall (96-96–190).
Legacy had four boys compete at the same course on Wednesday. Senior Jake Hoscheid carded two rounds of 79 for a 158 total to tie for 16th place overall and earn all-state honors. Senior Caleb Johnson and junior Jake McDermott shared 39th place overall with two-day totals of 167. Junior Jake Friedrich tied for 64th place with a two-round total 180.
Meanwhile, Class AAA played at Bunker Hills in Coon Rapids.
Blaine eighth grader Caleb VanArragon tied for third place overall after an opening round 72 he shot a 75 for a two-round total 148.
Moorhead senior Dane Sethre-Hofstad overcame Day One leader Owatonna’s Peter Jones by one stroke (143-144) to earn medalist honors.
Anoka junior Ben Hauge shot an opening round 75 before Wednesday’s 79 for a 154 to finish 22nd overall. Teammate Shawn Roo finished 72nd overall with rounds of 81 and 87 for a 168 total.
St. Francis junior Brady Arzdorf tied for 74th overall with rounds of 80 and 89 for a 169 total.
Wayzata shot a two-day total 607 to win the team title, three strokes ahead of runner-up Edina and five strokes ahead of third-place Lakeville South.
Edina girls clinched the Class AAA team title, 27 strokes ahead of runner-up Buffalo and 35 strokes ahead of third-place Wayzata.
Spring Lake Park shot 713 as a team to finish eighth, led by junior Ally Rogers tying for 28th place overall 167; 57. Ali Schultz 180; 73. Allie Guzy 187; 81. Rochelle Perzel 200; 84. Molly Sienko 212.
Andover senior Hailey Tollette tied for seventh place with a two-day total 157 with rounds of 78 and 79.
New Prague junior Taylor Ledwein scored a 149 total with rounds of 73 and 76 for a 143 total. She was four strokes ahead of Winona’s Abbe Partington and Edina’s Hannah Hankinson who shared second place at 153.
Blaine senior Caroline Andrews earned all-state honors with a 163 total to tie for 17th place overall (82-81).
St. Francis junior Kalley Wagner was disqualified Day 1.