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Woodbury girls golf: Moore earns trip to big dance

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Woodbury girls golf: Moore earns trip to big dance
Woodbury Minnesota 8420 City Centre Drive 55125

Woodbury's Katie Moore earned a trip to the big dance last week.

Moore, a junior, qualified for the Minnesota State High School League Class AAA State Golf Tournament, shooting a two-day, 36-hole 161 at the Section 3AAA Championship Tournament, held between Phalen Golf Course in St. Paul and Bunker Hills Golf Course in Coon Rapids last week.

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Out of section play, only one team advances to state, based on the two-day total, along with five individuals not on the top team.

Woodbury, the defending Section 3AAA champion, shot a 353 on the first day at Phalen to take fourth place in the 11-team section and moved on to day No. 2 as a team - 20 strokes behind the leader, Eastview (330). On the second day, the Royals totaled a 370 to take fifth place overall.

Individually, Moore led the way for Woodbury on both days, shooting a 77 on the first day - the top score overall on day No. 1 - and an 84 on the second day for a 161. Following Moore for the Royals was eighth grader Annemarie Fisher, who scored a 179, with a 91 on day No. 1 and an 88 on day No. 2, tying for 13th place overall. Woodbury senior Kari Johnson carded the Royals' third-best score with a 189, followed by senior Maggie Sweeney, who rounded out Woodbury's top four with a 202.

Eastview senior Sara Detlefson had the top score - 154 to win the individual section title.

The Class AAA State Tournament will start on Tuesday, June 12, at 7:30 a.m. at Bunker Hills.

Woodbury graduates four seniors from its 2012 roster - Johnson, Sweeney, Rachel Letsche and Nicole Wilke.

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