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Golfers stay hot

River Falls' Blake Heiman follows through on his tee shot on the tenth hole at Clifton Hollow Golf Course Thursday afternoon during a 9-hole Big Rivers Conference meet. Heiman fired a round of 42 to help the Wildcats tie Hudson for first place with a team score of 161. Bob Burrows photo1 / 2
Members of the Wildcat golf team pose with their first place trophy after winning the team championship at the Chippewa Falls Invitational at Lake Wissota Golf Course Saturday. From left are Mike Xiong, Holden Ohlsen, Blake Heiman, coach Matt Garber, Garrett Loomis and Jake Knotek. Submitted photo.2 / 2

The Wildcat boys' golf team won a pair of tournament championships last week and tied for first place in two Big Rivers Conference meets to continue its hot start to the season.

The Cats won the Tartan Invitational last Monday, April 16, and took first at the Chippewa Falls Invitational this past Saturday, April 21. In between, they tied Hudson for first place in the first two BRC meets of the season last Tuesday at Wild Ridge in Eau Claire and Thursday at Clifton Hollow.

The Wildcats will compete in the Wayzata, Minn. Invitational this Friday before another BRC meet Monday, April 30, in Hudson.

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Bob Burrows
Bob Burrows has been sports editor at the River Falls Journal since 1996 and at the Hudson Star-Observer since 2009. Prior to joining the Journal, Burrows served as sports editor with Ledger Publications in Balsam Lake, Wis. A native of Bayonne, N.J. and a U.S. Navy veteran, Burrows attended Marquette University before completing his studies at UW-River Falls in 1992.
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