Golf: Elk boys 5th in conference meet

The Elk River golfers placed fifth among 11 teams in a NWCS meet Links at Northfork on Thursday.

Andover scored 303, Maple Grove 309, Armstrong  313, Centennial  314, Elk River  317, Anoka  318, Champlin Park  321, Osseo 322, Blaine 322, Coon Rapids  348, Park Center   352.

Alex Kline led the Elks with 72, one stroke behind the leaders, A.J. Oster of Andover and Jake Herdene of Maple Grove.  Other Elk counting scores were Garrett Turnacliff  with 81, Cooper Bleyhl  82, Mitch Nelson 82 and Jordan Peterson  83.

The Elks will play in the Tri-State Invitational on Friday and Saturday at Edinburg USA.