Golf: Elk girls 2nd at midpoint of sectional, Martin tied for lead

The Elk River girls, striving for a second straight trip to state, hold second place at the midpoint of the Section 7AAA golf tournament.

Led by Sadie Martin, whose 76 is tied for first individually, the Elks shot 340. Grand Rapids leads with 333 and Forest Lake is third with 356, at Grand National in Hinckley.

The top three of nine make the cutoff to play again Thursday.

Dani Del Greco of Grand Rapids is tied for the lead with Martin, who is the defending section champion.

The other Elk counting scores ere Mary Elmquist’s 89, Samantha Lindeen’s 88, and Ashlee Lindeen’s 89. The other two players were Morgan Bleyhl with 91 and Alex McDonald with 93.