The junior tees off at 8:51 a.m. Tuesday in his state debut.

Pirate junior Brady Heppner will make his state debut Tuesday and Wednesday at the Class AA Meet at Ridges at Sand Creek in Jordan, Minn.

Crookston's lone state qualifier will tee off Tuesday at 8:51 a.m. from hole one.

Heppner narrowly missed qualifying as an eighth grader, missing by four strokes, but broke through this season with a 75, tying for third at the Section 8AA Meet June 3 at Long Bow Golf Club in Walker, Minn.