Golf: Elk boys 5th in conference opener

Elk River placed fifth among 11 teams in the first Northwest Suburban Conference boys golf meet on Monday at Rush Creek in Maple Grove.

Blaine led with 307, followed by Maple Grove 308, Armstrong 317, Andover 323, Elk River 329, Champlin Park 337, Anoka 340, Osseo 340, Centennial 344, Coon Rapids 364, and Park Center 308.

Elk counting scores were Riley Johnson 78, Jason Peterson 81, Joe Martin 85, and Garrett Turnacliff 85.

The next NWSC meet is Wednesday, hosted by Centennial at Tannersbrooke.