Bearcats capture home invitational tournament
     2012-04-27      By Gering Citizen    news@geringcitizen.com
SCOTTSBLUFF — The Scottsbluff Bearcats boys’ golf team grabbed the home-court advantage to win their own invitational Monday at the Scottsbluff Country Club.

Turning in a team low score of 310, Scottsbluff had three individual medalists. Andrew Holloway was in first with a season-low 72, followed by teammate Michael Hadden one stroke back at 73.

Curtis Welsh placed seventh with a 78. Both Hadden and Welsh also carded season-low rounds.

The Gering team, finishing in a three-way tie for sixth, shot a 348. For the Bulldogs, Colton Keller placed 10th for the individual medalists with an 80 score.

Division I team standings had Scottsbluff in first with 31, Sidney in second with 328, Laramie in third with 334, North Platte in fourth with 340, Cheyenne East in firth with 342, and sixth through eighth was a three-way 348 tie among Alliance, Gering and Kimball. In ninth place was Cheyenne Central at 355, Ogallala in 10th with 360, Mitchell in 11th with 363 and Chadron rounding out the field with 373.

Individual Scores
Scottsbluff: Andrew Holloway, 72; Michael Hadden, 83; Curtis Welsh, 78; Koy Potthoff, 90; John Tolomeo, 87.

Sidney: Austin Miller, 74; Taylor Barton, 77; Brendon Brown, 93; Ryan Lococo, 86; Hayden Freirichs, 91.

Laramie: John Murdock IV, 75; Myles Bittner, 83; Nathaniel Easton, 88; Robbie Harding, 89; Slade Sheaffer, 88.

North Platte: Cameron Bargell, 80; Keaton hope, 84; Braedon Nielson, 91; Matt Dugan, 85; Troy Hlavaty, 92.

Gering: Reggie Reyues, 86; Colton Keller, 80; Kyle Hemphill, 95; Derek Plegge, 92; Austin Kaufman, 90.

Kimball: Jeff Greenwood, 89; Landon Smith, 87; Henry Heeg, 87; Todd O’Hare, 85; Caleb Reuter, 97.

Cheyenne East: Quintin Pope, 79; Cody Severs, 83; Andrew Florita, 93; Alex Cole, 87; Ben Wisdorf, 113.

Cheyenne Central: Ryan Paulson, 84; Bryce Francois, 83; Bryce Meredith, 88; Jake Hanline, 101; Garrett Nicholson, 100.

Ogallala: Tyler Zoellner, 76; Shad Krajewski, 93; Zach Fuller, 101; Adam Crandall, 91; James Knaggs, 100.

Mitchell: Luis Panduro, 106; Peyton Briggs, 95; Brandon Karpen, 84; Forrest Sanabria, 86; Taran Braman, 98.

Chadron: Hunter Hageman, 89; Alec Burk, 92; Brenton Bauerkemper, 95; Calen Johnson, 92; Braxtyn Hespe, 104.

Division II Team Scores Alliance JV, 369; Laramie JV, 383; Sidney JV, 389; Scottsbluff JV, 398; Gering JV, 398; Chadron JV, 405; Scottsbluff Freshmen, 454.

Individual Scores
Alliance JV: Austin Mundt, 103; Logan Dietrich, 89; Michael Johnston, 88; Ethan Halstead, 94; Colton Williamson, 98.

Laramie JV: Dillon Arp, 43; Max Valenti, 51; Marcus Saputo, 45; Dominic Tschach, 55; Collin Wrhel, 50.

Sidney JV: Josh Estrada, 43; Brett Westphal, 46; Alex Lund, 41; Kane Taylor, 61.

Scottsbluff JV: Josh Pilkington, 101; Brandon White, 101; Grant Lacey, 96; Alex Harbach, 100; Sean Mercer-Smith, 106.

Gering JV: Alex Lupher, 51; Kraiger Ebbers, 49; Peter Barrios, 55; Kyle Upp, 47; Baily Hort, 51.

Chadron JV: Trevor Hinn, 96; Colton Deines, 106, Keenan Johnson 100; Nate Toof, 111; Taylor Wild, 103.

Scottsbluff Freshmen: Jarrett Ratliff, 56; Brad Divan, 56; Bryce Meier, 50.

Kimball golfers win five straight at Alliance Invitational
ALLIANCE — The Kimball Longhorn boys’ golf team scored a low 324 to win Division I of the Alliance Invitational last Saturday for their fifth straight title.

Scottsbluff was three strokes back at 327 and Laramie, Wyo. finished in third at 332. Fourth place went to Gering with a 335 team score.

Individual Results
John Murdock IV, Laramie, 76; 2. Andrew Holloway, Scottsbluff, 76; 3. Quintin Pope, Cheyenne East, 78; 4. Jeff Greenwood, Kimball, 78; 5. Landon Smith, Kimball, 79; 6. Michael Hadden, Scottsbluff, 79; 7. Curtis Welsh, Scottsbluff, 79; 8. Nathaniel Easton, Laramie, 80; 9. Austin Miller, Sidney, 80; 10. Reggie Reyes, Gering, 81.

Team Results
Kimball, 324; 2. Scottsbluff, 327; 3. Laramie, 332; 4. Gering, 335; 5. Cheyenne East, 337; 6. Sidney, 340; 7. Mitchell, 352; 8. Alliance, 357; 9. Chadron, 363.

In Division II, Bayard placed first with a team total of 366. Gordon-Rushville was a single stroke behind at 367. Third place went to Bridgeport with a 369 team score.

For the winning Bayard Tigers, Tyson Schmuck had to low score of 86. He was followed by teammates Ashton Rose at 90, Jesse Urbaetis at 94, Trae Blanco at 96 and Joe Hernandez at 97.

Renen Sahr led the Gordon-Rushville team with a 78 score. He was followed by Trey Hardin at 87, Kyle Anderson at 99, Erik Jacobson at 103 and Corby Johns with 122.

The Bridgeport Bulldogs finished in third and were led by Tyler Frickey with 87, followed by Collin Anderson with 90, Dawson Hughes with 94, Dakota Swires with 98 and Taylor Janicek with 110.

Other team and individual scores
4. Sidney JV 372: Brendon Brown, 84; Hayden Freirichs, 87; Brett Westphal, 90; Alex Lund, 111.

5. Chadron JV 379: Eli Goff, 89; Trevor Hinn, 93; Calen Johnson, 95; Keenan Johnson, 102; Braxton Hespe, 107.

6. Gering JV 380: Alex Lupher, 90; Kraiger Ebbers, 96; Peter Barrios, 97; Kyle Upp, 97; Baily Hort, 100.

7. Alliance JV 387: Logan Dietrich, 92; Austin Mundt, 97; Colton Williamson, 97; Michael Johnston, 101; Ethan Halstead, 108.

8. Scottsbluff JV 388: Koy Potthoff, 90; Josh Pilkington, 94; Brandon White, 96; Sean Mercer-Smith, 108; Jarrett Ratliff, 111.

9. Hay Springs 396: Regg Stratheide, 91; Marc Sandberg, 94; Seth Badje, 104; Dustin Lee, 107; Nate Letcher, 109.

10. Crawford 398: Layne Homrighausen, 98; Taylor Waters, 99; Colton Micheel, 100; Blendon Olson, 101; Alora Tweet, 121.

11. Mullen 405: Alan Elliott, 89; Dalton Zimmerman, 103; Logan Ginkens, 106; Garrett Cox, 107; Trent Porath, 108.

12. Hemingford 448: Brady Horstman, 98; Caleb Milne, 108; Layne Huss, 120; Vance Orr, 122; Tyler Huddle, 128.

Although no team score was recorded, Kyle Gorsuch of Potter-Dix shot a 95, followed by teammate Tristin Hinrich with 104. Also, Brodie Fielding of Alliance shot a 109.

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