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Area girls golf teams excel, head to state | KTIC Radio

Area girls golf teams excel, head to state

Area girls golf teams excel, head to state

The Scottsbluff and Gering girls golf teams both qualified for the State Tournament yesterday by notching top three finishes at the B-4 District meet in Sidney.

McCook claimed the top spot in the team standings with a combined round of 374, good for a two shot win over runner-up Scottsbluff.

Gering finished with a score of 405 and they were awarded third place after the disqualification of Sidney player.

The meet medalist was Scottsbluff junior Shelby Poynter, who carded a 78. The Lady Bearcats also had Jordyn Hoxworth inside the top 10 in eighth place after her round of 96. Also for Scottsbluff it was Rachel Hancock with a 99, D.J. Bokelman a round of 103 while Ashlynn Haun shot 114.

Gering had two players with top ten finishes. Bailey Kreider was fifth with a 94 while Megan Maser finished in ninth place with a round of 98. Other Gering scores had Jaylen Beam shoot 106, Ali Boswell 107, and Afton Mitchell 109.

The Class B state tournament is next Monday and Tuesday in Columbus.

Sidney, Holdrege, Gothenburg, and Lexington rounded out the team standings.

Ogallala won the C-5 meet on their home course yesterday placing five girls in the top ten on their way to a combined round of 395.

Chadron and Bayard also qualified for state as teams finishing second and third.

Alpine Hickstein of Chadron was the top finisher on the afternoon playing to a round of 80.

Mitchell’s Kenzey Kanno qualified for state, finishing second with a 84.

Bayard’s top finisher was Carissa Wolfe. She was in seventh place.

Mitchell and Bridgeport finished in fourth and fifth places in the team standings.

The Class C state tournament will be held in North Platte next Monday and Tuesday.

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