Philip Scottie boys take second at Wall's golf tournament in Spearfish
Philip High School golfers competed in the Wall sponsored meet held at Spearfish's Elk Hornridge Golf Course Saturday, April 17.
The 18-hole tournament consisted of the first nine-hole score added to the second nine-hole score for a total of 18 holes. To qualify as a team, there must be at least three players who complete the course. Only the top complete scores are counted in the team's total.
In the boy's section of the tournament, Wall's Blue team totaled 281 to earn first place. Darick Eisenbraun scored 39+42=81 to claim the individual first place. Teammate Lane Hustead had a 48+47=95 for fourth place. CJ Schulz finished with a 52+53=105 and Trey Richter had a 61+56=117.
The Philip High School team earned second place with a total of 290. Caleb Clements finished his day with a 43+45=88 to earn the individual second place. Devon Ehlers claimed fifth place with a score of 53+45=98. Richie Baye golfed a 55+47=102, Tristen Rush golfed a 47+57=104 and Colton Nickelson ended the tournament with a 54+51=105.
The Lemmon team totaled 298. Their players were lead by Dion Deutscher, whose 45+47=92 was good for third place. Newell totaled a 311. White River finished with 312. Hill City scored a team total of 376. The Wall Gold team had three players, but not three completed scores.
There were four schools represented in the girls' competition. The Wall Blue girls' team earned a total score of 305. Individually, Wall's Shayla Johnson played a 47+43=90 to earn first place. Her teammates and their scores were: Autumn Schulz - 50+48=98 for fourth place, Laura Anderson - 61+56=117, and Kenlyn Counting - 74+0=74.
The Newell girls were lead by Jordon Trohkimoinen with a 51+45=96, which earned her a third place. Kayla Tucker played a 54+58=112 and Makayla Bustam finished with a 65+0=65. Hill City's lone girl golfer Erin Jarvis played a score of 51+49=100 to earn fifth place. White River's lone Casandra Artichoker recorded a 58+0=58. The two Bison golfers were lead by Amanda Johnson with a 46+44=90 for second place, and Jessica Johnson finished with a 70+68=138.