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Accepting the challenge

Golfers battle weather to place in Top 5 at WEC tourney

The War Eagle Conference girls' golf tournament did not quite turn out as planned. After starting play at the Willow Creek Course in LeMars with the intention of golfing 18 holes, a 90-minute rain delay forced a restart of what became a nine-hole event.

The circumstances did not deter Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn golfers Gracie Knobloch and Kinsey Schirmer. They finished No. 2 and No. 5 overall, shooting rounds of 45 and 47.

"The conference meet tested the girls. Situations like that can be challenging and both Gracie and Kinsey responded well to the challenge," Hawk coach Cheryl Kroese said. "I cou...

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