SPORTS NEWS MAY 9 2017
The Garner-Hayfield-Ventura girls golf team won the Top of Iowa Conference West division title in Britt, shooting a 382. Bailee Frayne was medalist with a 78, while sister Carlee Frayne was runner-up with an 85. Bishop Garrigan was 2nd with 412, led by Isabella Capesius, who finished 4th individually with a 96. Forest City was 3rd with 434, led by 3rd place finisher Tangkwa Auttapracha’s 95. West Hancock had 445, Lake Mills 448, Eagle Grove 456, Belmond-Klemme 506, and North Union 546.
The Bishop Garrigan boys nosed out North Union for the Boys title, with both teams shooting 331. North Union’s Parker Oleson was medalist with a 73. Logan Capesius of Garrigan was 2nd with a 76. The title went to Bishop Garrigan on the 5th golfer tiebreaker. Garner-Hayfield-Ventura was 3rd with a 344, led by Grady Umbarger’s 3rd place finish of 80. Forest City was 4th with 363, led by Jacob Wilson’s 87. Lake Mills shot 378, North Iowa 390, Eagle Grove 406, West Hancock 407, and Belmond-Klemme 448.
Newman Catholic won the Top of Iowa East girls title with a 389 total. Peyton Olson was medalist for the Knights with a 92 at Ridge Stone in Sheffield. Teammate Morgan Luecht was runner-up with a 95. Nashua-Plainfield was 2nd with a 425, Northwood-Kensett shot 432, Osage 435, Rockford 436, North Butler 455, Central Springs 459, West Fork 508, and Saint Ansgar 528.
Osage won the Top of Iowa East Boys title on a tiebreaker over Saint Ansgar, as both teams shot 339. It went to the 5th golfer tiebreaker. Ben Boerjan of Saint Ansgar was medalist with a 78. Osage was led by Drew Olson, who finished 3rd with an 80. Newman Catholic was 3rd as a team with a 344, with Austin Eckenrod finishing runner-up at 79. Central Springs shot 356, Rockford 359, North Butler 374, West Fork 393, and Nashua-Plainfield 415.
Emily Snelling came back from a torn ACL to win the North Central Conference golf title Monday, carding a 77. The Lions finished 2nd in the team race, a single stroke behind Humboldt. The Wildcats shot 353, while the Lions shot 354. Clarion-Goldfield-Dows was 4th with a 404, Algona 5th with a 418, and Hampton-Dumont 6th with a 433.
The Clear Lake Boys also finished 2nd in the NCC tournament, as they carded a 312. Webster City won with a 309. Clarion-Goldfield-Dows was 5th with a 363, Algona was 7th with a 375. Thomas Storbeck was runner-up medalist for the Lions with a 73.