EGF's Nate Deziel wins state golf title
JORDAN, Minn. -- East Grand Forks Senior High's Nate Deziel is the Minnesota state Class AA boys golf champion.
Deziel won the title by shooting a 68 on Wednesday at Ridges at Sand Creek in Jordan, finishing the two-day event with a total of 137. He beat out Blake School's Derek Hitchner by one stroke.
Deziel, who led the event after shooting a first-day 69, opened up the second day by shooting a 32 on the front nine.
The state title caps a remarkable year for the senior.
Deziel was the medalist in 11 of 12 tournaments during the season. He won the sub-section and section tournaments before winning state. Deziel finished second in the only tournament that he didn't win.
He carried a 72.3 season average into the state meet.
This story will be updated tonight.