Golf: Rask 2-under-par as Royals chalk up another Miss. 8 win

Morgan Rask watched a chip shot at Bunker Hills, where he shot 76 in the morning, before heading for Monticello, where he shot 69 in a conference match. (Photo by Bruce Strand)

Morgan Rask watched a chip shot at Bunker Hills, where he shot 76 in the morning, before heading for Monticello, where he shot 69 in a conference match. (Photo by Bruce Strand)

 

Morgan Rask shot two-under-par, leading the Rogers golfers to their 34th consecutive Mississippi 8 meet victory Tuesday at Monticello afternoon.

Rask, a senior ranked No. 6 in Class AA, notched a 69 at Monticello Country Club with one double bogey and four birdies on the front, and a birdie and bogey on the back.

The Royals, who’ve won the first three M-8 meets this year, totaled 295, followed by Cambridge-Isanti with 312, St. Michael-Albertville 318, Buffalo 325, Big Lake 343 and Monticello 347.

Luke Bunkers of Rogers was second with 74, a career best, followed by C-I’s Matt Swanson with 75, and Rogers’ Kyle Korva with 77 and Dylan Kline with 78. Rocky Nelson added a non-counting 79.

Dylan Kline drives at Bunker Hills with coach Dan Bursheim watching. (Photo by Bruce Strand)

Dylan Kline drives at Bunker Hills with coach Dan Bursheim watching. Kline shot 75, his best round.  (Photo by Bruce Strand)

 

Royals also tie for  first at Coon Rapids

The Royals also played in the Coon Rapids Invitational in the morning, shooting 301 to tie Maple Grove for first place among 31 teams. They edged Blaine and Grand Rapids, who each had 302. Dakota Krech of Blaine was medalist with 69.

Kyle Korva watched a drive at Bunker Hills. (Photo by Bruce Strand)

Kyle Korva watched a drive at Bunker Hills, where he led the Royals with 74. (Photo by Bruce Strand)

The Royals were  led by Korva with 74. Kline had 75, Rask 76, Nelson 76, Bunkers 84 and Cruz Martinez 89. Kline and Korva each shot career lows at Bunker Hills.

Rogers has another conference meet Wednesday at Purple Hawk in Cambridge.

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