Scotties take 1st at pre-region golf tourney

The pre-region high school golf meet was held Thursday, May 8th, at Hart Ranch near Rapid City.

The Philip High School Orange Team took first place with a three player total score of 275. Lemmon took second with a total of 296, Wall finished in third with a 299, and Newell Maroon Team finished in fourth with a 319.

Medalist honors went to Philip's Jordan Smith, who played an 18-hole score of 85. Darick Eisenbraun of Wall earned third place with a score of 89, and Philip's Caleb Clements claimed a close third with a 90. Brant Haase of Lemmon ended in fourth place with a 94 and Jeffery Johnson of Bison took fifth with a 95.

Other Philip players on the Orange Team and their scores were Allen Hauk with a 100 and Devon Ehlers with a 110.

The Philip Black Team members were Kolby Longbrake with a 105, Colton Nickelson also with a 105, Richie Baye scoring 114 and Jordan Hauk ending up with a 118. The Black Team finished with a total of 324 for the day.

The Philip Scotties were represented by only one female player at this tournament. Tara Ravellette earned third place individually with a day's total of 96. Jordan Trohkimoinen of Newell took medalist honors with a 86 and Katelyn Crown of Wall took second place with a score of 93. The roster of players included 19 golfers representing five schools.