Kyle Wiebe, left, and Nicole Heinitz won titles at the DSU Fall Invite this week.
Kyle Wiebe, left, and Nicole Heinitz won titles at the DSU Fall Invite this week.
Golf - Fri, Sep. 9, 2016

The Valley City State golf teams took home two individual titles and a team title Friday after day two of the Dickinson State Fall Invite.

The Viking men blistered the field by 30 strokes as they won the team title with a 36-hole total of 596.

Kyle Wiebe led the way for the Viking men as he won the individual title with a 1-over par total of 143. Not to be outdone, VCSU's Nicole Heinitz won the women's individual title by recording a two-day total of 172.

Between the men and women, the Vikings had four Top 3 finishes and seven Top 10 finishes at the tournament in Dickinson, N.D.

Valley City State's men entered Friday with a 10-shot lead after shooting a modern-day school record of 291 on Thursday. They followed it with a 305 on Friday, extending their final margin to 30 shots over second-place Bismarck State College.

Wiebe held a two-shot lead entering Friday and followed his first-round 68 with a second-round 75. He finished four shots ahead of second place. VCSU's Tyler Baukol was in a two-way tie for second place with a 147 total.

Jeremie Pasitney had a 74 on Friday – his strongest round of the year – as he climbed the leaderboard and finished in a tie for sixth place with teammate Jared Lentz. Pasitney and Lentz had two-round totals of 153.

Cameron Rall, golfing as an unattached individual, went 77-77 in his two rounds to finish in ninth. Collin Hoss rounded out the Vikings by taking 14th.

While Wiebe started with the lead Friday, Heinitz had to come from behind after entering Friday three shots down in the women's tournament. She followed her Thursday score of 87 with a round of 85 on Friday. Her 172 total was two shots better than second place.

VCSU's Haley Christofferson tied for third in the women's tournament after carding scores of 88 and 89 on the two days.

Hannah Gress tied for 13th, and Tory Anderson placed 16th to round out the Viking women. VCSU had a team score of 804, which placed the Viking women in third. Bismarck State won the women's team title with a 730 total.

Up next: Valley City State will play in the Jimmie Fall Classic on Sept. 18-19 in Jamestown.