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Class A boys golf: North's Olson, Sheyenne's Peyerl share lead after first day of state tournament

Fargo Davies and West Fargo Sheyenne are tied for team lead after Tuesday's first round of the two-day tournament at Rose Creek Golf Course.

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FARGO — Fifteen golfers are within four shots of the lead after Tuesday's first day of the North Dakota Class A state boys golf tournament at Rose Creek Golf Course.

Fargo North's Landon Olson and West Fargo Sheyenne's Nate Peyerl share the first-day lead at 1-under par 70.

Fargo Davies and West Fargo Sheyenne are tied for the team lead at 294. Grand Forks Red River is third at 302, North is fourth at 304 and Bismarck Century is fifth at 307.

The second and final round begins at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 8, at Rose Creek.

Olson started his round slowly, with bogeys on the second and third holes, but he caught fire at the turn. He birdied Nos. 9, 10, 12 and 14, with pars at 11 and 13. A bogey on 17 brought him in at 33.

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Peyerl took the opposite route to the top of the leaderboard. He had birdies at 2, 6 and 9 to go out in 33. He had seven pars and bogeys at 14 and 17 on the back nine.

Three Davies golfers are within two shots of the lead. Gabe Benson shot even-par 71 and sits in solo third. Teammate Jayce Johnson shot a 1-over 72, good for solo fourth, and the Eagles' Trent Wiemken shot 2-over 73 and is tied for fifth with Sheyenne's Andrew Wilhelm and Grand Forks Red River's Cooper Freije.

Fargo South's Evan Booth is in eighth at 3-over 74. Sheyenne's Ben Likness, Grand Forks Central's Brady McGarry, Minot's Brock Jones, North's Carson Hannestad, Bismarck Century's Duncan Tufte, Bismarck Legacy's Matthew Souther and Red River's Skyler Syverson are all tied for ninth at 4-over 75.

Team scores — Day 1 of 2
T1. Fargo Davies and West Fargo Sheyenne 294; 3. Grand Forks Red River 302; 4. Fargo North 304; 5. Bismarck Century 307; 6. Minot 313; 7. Grand Forks Central 314; 8. Fargo Shanley 325; 9. Dickinson 327; T10. Bismarck Legacy and Bismarck St. Mary's 355; 12. Williston 393
Individual top 20 — Day 1 of 2
T1. Landon Olson, FN, and Nate Peyerl, WFS, 70; 3. Gabe Benson, FD, 71; 4. Jayce Johnson, FD, 72; T5. Andrew Wilhelm, WFS, Cooper Freije, GFRR, Trent Wiemken, FD, 73; 8. Evan Booth, FS, 74; T9. Ben Likness, WFS, Brady McGarry, GFC, Brock Jones, M, Carson Hannestad, FN, Duncan Tufte, BC, Matthew Souther, BL, Skyler Severson, GFRR, 75; T16. Jack Miller, GFRR, Jake Skarperud, FShn, Logan Schoepp, BC, Mack Blue, GFC, Noah Christensen, WFS, Quinn Breidenbach, WFS, Zach Skarperud, FShn, 76

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