The team's top four scores added up to 325.
Two Pirates carded their best rounds of the season, and Crookston won its second tournament on the year with a score of 325 at the Thief River Falls Invite.
"We had a much better rebound from Monday's play where we shot 350-something," Pirates Head Coach Steve Kofoed said. "For us to get into the 320s, it was a real good day for us."
Along with a strong team performance, the Pirates saw three of their own place in the top spots. Trey Christopherson (Sr.) earned medalist honors with a score of 79, and Ben Andringa (Jr.) and Jack Ricord (Sr.) tied for third with 80.
"Ben ended up four-putting his second hole, so four of his eight over par was on one hole," Kofoed said. "He just kind of let that one roll off his back and kept grinding. That's kind of been Ben's problem this year is being able to not have a couple of those big numbers in a row, and that really wasn't the case today."
Andringa’s and Ricord’s scores mark their lowest of the season. Andringa shaved five strokes off his previous low, and Ricord cut one.
"Jack's short game was spot on, and anytime he missed the green, it seemed like he was chipping it inside of six feet," Kofoed said. "If you keep giving yourself putts inside six feet, you're going to make an awful lot of those."
Rounding out the Pirates’ team were Quinn Westlake (Jr.) and Brock Heppner (Sr.) at 86 and Jaxon Wang (So.) with 87.
Crookston will complete their back-to-back competition days with a round in Roseau on Saturday, May 11 at 9:30 a.m.
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