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Kolquist, Isaacson tied for Reidar Lund lead

Alex Kolquist and Dave Isaacson opened with matching three-under 69s to share the first-round lead at the 71st Reidar Lund Memorial at Enger Park Golf Course on Saturday.

Among three golfers that are a stroke back is nine-time tournament winner and Alex’s father, Reed Kolquist. Joining him in second place are Blake Onkka and Topher Baron. Saturday featured 18 holes of qualifying, which gives way to 27 holes of stroke play today. The final group is expected to go out about 2 p.m.

Alex Kolquist is the defending champ after shooting a Reidar Lund-record 10-under 170 last year. The previous record was held by his dad.

Whitewater kayaking

Zimny wins Blast to the Bridge

Ryan Zimny won Saturday’s Blast to the Bridge whitewater kayak race on the St. Louis River, covering the course from below Thomson Dam to the Swinging Bridge in Jay Cooke State Park in 13 minutes, 9 seconds.

Sam Nelson was second in 13:19, and Caleb Hamp-Sill took third place in 13:26.

Thirteen kayakers took part in the event.