Sabres Dominate at Minneapolis Junior Open

FARIBAULT, MINN. - The Shattuck-St. Mary’s Golf Center of Excellence started off their 2018-19 season strong this past weekend at the Minneapolis Junior Open in Faribault, Minn. as they captured seven trophies in their first tournament of the season.

In the Girls 14-18 division, newcomer Ananda Zhai ‘22 took first place with scores of 78-76 in the two-day tournament. Teammates Gabby Tremblay ‘19 and Piper Hill ‘22 joined her on the winner’s podium as they took second and third place in the division. Gabby finished the weekend with an 82-76 and Piper finished with a 75-85.

Owen Mullen ‘21 and Ken Shibata ‘23 represented SSM in the Boys 14-15 division. Mullen took first place in his first tournament as a Sabre with a score 75-69. Shibata tied for second after finishing with a score of 75-77.

Nick LaMotte ‘20 and Matt Cooper ‘19 rounded out the tournament for SSM as they placed first and third respectively in the Boys 16-18 division. LaMotte ended the weekend with a score of 71-70 and Cooper followed closely behind with a score of 80-67.

The Sabres will return to competition on September 22 in sunny Florida at the HJGT Major Championship.