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Stiff competition

H-M-S plays with the best at 1A sectional golf meet

Playing with some of the best golfers in northwest Iowa, Hartley-Melvin-Sanborn competed in a Class 1A boys' sectional golf meet on May 8. The meet was played at the Otter Valley course south of George.

The Hawks generally had better scores in the second half of the 18-hole tournament. Jack Mastbergen had the best day for H-M-S, shooting 45 out and 44 in for a round of 89.

"We played some stiff competition at sectionals," Hawk coach Mark Japenga acknowledged. "Jack shot pretty well, matching his conference score."

Also playing in the sectional were Blake Meendering 49-47 96, Eli Mastbergen 54-...