The Fergus Falls Otters girls golf team had a strong showing on the first day of the Section 8AA tournament, firing a team score of 351 and holding a seven shot lead over Perham.

Annika Jyrkas fired an 83 and is tied for second place. It was a day one 86 for Annie Mayer, who is in sole place of sixth. Senior Ellia Soydara carded a 90 and is tied for eighth place.

Rounding out the Fergus golfers include: Lexi Metcalf 92, Olivia Jurgens 95 and Ella Mayer 99.

“We will need a full team effort on day two in order to give us the best chance to win the section,” stated Otters coach Ben Jurgens.

The section tournament continues on June 7.

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