IOWA CITY — The Prince of Peace Irish have advanced to the state golf tournament at Spring Valley Golf Course in Livermore with a second place showing in district action.

The Irish took second at the district golf meet at Pleasant Valley Golf Course in Iowa City on Saturday with a score of 327.

New London won the meet with 322.

Lisbon’s Tyler Gunderson took medalist honors with a round of 74.

Leading the way for Prince of Peace was freshman Eric Sikkema who fired a round of 80.

Joe Vens was just a stroke behind Sikkema with an 81. Ben Lehmkuhl shot an 82, while Drew Sikkema shot 84.

Calamus-Wheatland was eighth in the team standings as Ryan Mason and Sean Patterson led the Warriors with rounds of 89.

Preston finished 11th as Lucas Assenmacher led the way with an 89. Austin Hughes was also solid in shooting a 90.



At Pleasant Valley Golf

Course, Iowa City

Team scores

1, New London 322; 2, Prince of Peace 327; 3, HLV 337; 4, Maharishi 341; 5, Lynnville-Sully 349; 6, GMG 355; 7, English Valleys 361; 8, Calamus-Wheatland 365; 9, North Mahaska 365; 10, Keota 365; 11, Preston 369.


Tyler Gunderson (Lisbon) 74.


Jake Lerdal (New London) 76.

Area results

Calamus-Wheatland—Ryan Mason 89, Sean Patterson 89, Joe Buchmeyer 92, Jeff Mente 95. Other scores—Landon Luepker 102, Alex Matzen 108.

Preston—Lucas Assenmacher 89, Austin Hughes 90, Karl Bear 95, Tayden Helmle 95. Other scores—Kyle Feller 97, Lance Simmons 107.

Prince of Peace—Eric Sikkema 80, Joe Vens 81, Ben Lehmkuhl 82, Drew Sikkema 84. Other scores—John Nelson 86, James Nelson 93.