Golf: Elk boys 6th at Mankato East tourney

The Elk River golfers placed sixth among eight teams at the Mankato East Invitational on Friday and Saturday.

The Elks, missing two of their top players (prom) scored 679, led by Garrett Turnacliffe, who shot 84 on Friday at LeSeuer Country Club and 74  on Saturday at Creeks Bend Golf Club for a 160 total, tying for ninth place.

Cooper Bleyhl shot 87-84-171, Mitch Nelson 98-79-177, Jason Peterson 94-85-179, Riley Johnson 93-91-184,  and Noah Peters 91-96-187.

Matt Spier of Prior Lake got the medal with 75-68-143.

Team scoring was Chanhassen 614, New Prague 638, Prior Lake 639, Owaonna 646,  New Ulm 670, Elk River 679, Mankato East 685, and  Northfield 703.