The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

High School Sports

October 9, 2013

Golf: A tough day on links for River Kings


Cleary, who didn’t take up golf until he was a freshman, called his day “bad.”

”I had a rough start, and it kept being rough,” he said.

While Niedermeyer said the Kings would miss the three seniors next year, he said the returning players should form a good foundation. They were already looking ahead Tuesday.

”This lets me know what I need to improve on,” Orte said.

Cleary, too.

”Consistency,” he said.


Emeis Golf Course, par 36-36—72

Team standings

(Top 3 advance to state meet)

1. Bettendorf 312; 2. Pleasant Valley 313; 3. Burlington 317; 4. Dubuque Wahlert 324; 5. Dubuque Senior 326; 6. Muscatine 328; 7. Davenport Central 335; 8. Davenport Assumption 339; 9. North Scott 348; 10. Davenport West 356; 11. Clinton 357; 12. Dubuque Hempstead 369; 13. Davenport North 375.

Individual leaders

(Top 4, plus ties, qualify for state meet)

1. Marshal Lamb (PV) 74; 2. (tie) Alex Pohlman (Bet), Jack Kennedy (PV), Jakob Kirman (Sen), Brian Peterson (Bur), Charlie Smith (Wahl) 75; 7. Cory Hughes (NS) 77; 8. (tie) DJ Bell (DA), Ryan Berg (Bet), Erron Vandemore (PV) 78; 11. (tie) Zach Blizzard (West), Louis DelVecchio (Cent), Alex Grell (Bet), Jared Hoelzen (Bur) 79.

CLINTON — Jake Luett 86, Justin Tomona 88, David Orte 91, Ryan Rursch 92, Koby Cleary 93, Aaron Henry 103.


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