Area golfers from Nebraska, Kansas compete in state meets Wednesday

The Nebraska state golf meets took place Wednesday. All classes had a one-day, 18-hole event after Tuesday’s first round was cancelled.

Starting in Class B at the Elks Country Club in Columbus, Andrew Paquette of Beatrice tied for 12th overall with a score of 80. The Orangemen finished tied for 6th out of 12 teams with an overall score of 351.

In Class C at Meadowlark Hills Golf Course in Kearney, Johnson County Central finished 5th as a team with a score of 363. There were 15 teams competing in Class C.

Eli Waring led the Thunderbirds with a score of 88 to tie for 30th overall.

Jackson Fuelner of Thayer Central tied for 25th overall with a score of 87.

Ending in Class D at Lake Maloney Golf Course in North Platte, Adam Roth of Deshler was the highest finishing area golfer, shooting a 94 to tie for 39th overall.

Kansas

The Kansas High School state golf meets also took place Wednesday after being rained out on both Monday and Tuesday.

Starting in Class 1A at Salina Municipal Golf Course, Frankfort was crowned state champion. The Wildcats topped the leaderboard with a score of 336. Aiden Gertsner led the way, finishing tied for 3rd with a score of 77. He finished second in the playoff.

Further down, Branden Bussmann (Frankfort) tied for 8th with a 79. Bussman finished 3rd in the playoff.

A little further down, Kobe Hoover of Washington County tied for 14th with a score of 85. Zach Bruna was the top finisher for Hanover. He shot an 88 to tie for 23rd.

In Class 3A at the Emporia Municipal Golf Course, Jackson Rader of Marysville tied for 10th overall with a score of 80. He also ended up 5th in the playoff.

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