The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

September 16, 2013

Morrison 6th, Erie 7th

Herald Staff Report
The Clinton Herald

---- — KEWANEE, Ill. -- Ben Tegeler fired a team-low 83 and the Morrison Mustangs finished in the top half of the 14-team Kewanee Boiler Golf Invitational on Saturday at Baker Park Golf Course. Erie, led by Koby Kuhnen’s 86, weren’t far behind with a team overall 369.

Two Ridgewood golfers topped the leaderboard with rounds in the 70s. Jack Bumann was the medalist with a 73; his teammate, Noah Shannon, was runner-up with a 79. Yet, Ridgewood was outdone by Mercer County’s team score of 331.

There was a logjam among the top five teams in the tournament. Mercer County edged Ridgewood by five strokes, while host Kewanee and Peru St. Bede tied for third with 338. They were followed by fifth-place Hall Township’s 343, meaning 12 strokes separated first place from fifth.

Tegeler shot 43 on the front nine and shaved three more strokes off that mark with a 40 on the back. He finished 11th overall and was followed by teammate Noah Hogue’s 15th -best 85. Brock Smith’s 93 and Anthony Tenboer’s 95. Morrison finished with 356.

For Erie, Levi Floming joined Kuhnen in the 80s with an 87. He bounced back from a 45 on the front to notch a 42 on the back. They were joined by Brandon Heppner’s 91 and Brody Rickels’ 105.

Erie girls 6th

STILLMAN VALLEY -- Katlyn Weber shot 50 on the front and back nines Saturday for a 100-stroke total to lead the Erie girls golf team to a sixth-place finish in the small-school division of the Stillman Valley Invitational at Prairie View.

Weber placed 12th individually, and teammate Morgan Newton also finished in the top 20 (16th) with a 103. The Cardinals put up a team total of 441.

Prophetstown finished 13th out of 14 teams with a 506 total. Taylor Kelly placed 42nd with a 119 to lead the Prophets.

Byron won the small-school division with a 398, 20 strokes better than runner-up Eastland.

BOYS

KEWANEE BOILER GOLF INVITATIONAL

Team standings

1. Mercer County 331, 2. Ridgewood 336, t-3. Kewanee and Peru St. Bede 338, 5. Hall Township 343, 6. Morrison 356, 7. Erie 369, 8. Amboy 370, 9. Putnam County 377, 10. Orion 389, 11. Knoxville 413, 12. Stark County 418, 13. Mid-County 424, 14. Henry 427.

Individual leaders

1. Jack Bumann (Ridgewood, medalist) 73; 2. Noah Shannon (Ridgewood) 79, t-3. Jake Kennedy (Henry), Pete Mautino (Hall) and Joe Dudek (St. Bede) 80.

MORRISON -- 11. Ben Tegeler 83; t-15. Noah Hogue 85; t-30. Brock Smith 93; t-40. Anthony Tenboer 95; t-44. Nick Kaufman 96.

ERIE -- 17. Koby Kuhnen 86; t-18. Levi Floming 87; t-26. Brandon Heppner 91; 58. Brody Rickels 105; t-60. Tanner Brockway and Brandon Howell 108.

GIRLS

STILLMAN VALLEY INVITATIONAL

Prairie View Golf Course

Team standings

1. Byron 398; 2. Eastland 418; 3. Indian Creek 420; 4. Plano 429; 5. Rockford Lutheran 436; 6. Erie 441; 7. Peru St. Bede 453; 8. Rockridge 457; 9. Genoa-Kingston 464; 10. St. Edward 472; 11. Stillman Valley 474; 12. Harvard 484; 13. Prophetstown 506; 14. Westmont 515.

Individual leaders

1. Rylie Loux (Plano) 82; 2. Andrea Stromaier (GK) 86; 3. Rachel Hopkins (By) 92; 4. (tie) Kelsey Page (RL), Ryann Scully (SE) 94.

ERIE -- Katlyn Weber 100, Morgan Newton 103, Lexi Floming 114, Lindsey Tempelmann 124, Sera Bebon 130,

PROPHETSTOWN -- Taylor Kelly 119, Abbey Baker 120, Madi Purvis 133, Breanna Sandrock 134, Catherine Cooney 135, Jordan Juhola 146.