All 4 Topeka-area golf teams make day two cut, full results from the state golf tournament – The Topeka Capital-Journal
The Kansas State High School Activities Association state golf tournament took place on Monday and Tuesday with seven Topeka-area schools represented.
All four Topeka-area teams qualified for day two, and two of the three individuals in action qualified for day two as well.
Here are the Topeka-area golfers results from the state tournament.
Washburn Rural would finish fourth (652) at the state tournament behind Olathe Northwest (631), Shawnee Mission East (650) and Olathe West (651).
With the top six teams advancing, after one day of action, Washburn Rural (325) was second behind just Olathe Northwest (318) on Monday.
Scoring on day one were freshman Lauren Cox (81), junior Raegan Peterson (81), sophomore Reece Randall (81) and senior Mallory Nelson (82) while sophomore Natalie Peterson (88) and senior Avery Scott (90) were the fifth and sixth scorers.
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On day two, Nelson led the team with a 77 followed by Raegan Peterson (82), Cox (85) and Randall (87) with Scott (83) and Natalie Peterson (92) rounding out the Washburn Rural contingent.
Nelson finished with the seventh best score in 6A with a 159 two-day total with Raegan Peterson (10th, 163) in the top 10 individual scores.
Comments from coach Jared Goehring: Couldn’t be more pleased with our effort. Both season lows for us the last two days. They battled through some tough conditions with the cold and the wind and some tough greens.
We put ourselves in a position to compete for another state championship and just fell a little bit short of that goal. But again, couldn’t be more proud of the way that all the young ladies handled themselves these last two days.
Topeka High junior Avery Zimmerman qualified for day two as an individual shooting an 85.
On Tuesday, she shot a 98 to finish with a 183 two-day score.
Seaman (709) placed sixth as a team at state behind Kapaun Mt. Carmel (650), Emporia (675), Maize (680), Bishop Carroll (689) and Hays (691).
With the top six teams advancing after day one of the state tournament, Seaman (347) just made the cut behind Kapaun Mt. Carmel (318), Maize (331), Hays (342) and Emporia (343).
Senior Lois Deeter (78), sophomore Avery Samuelson (85), sophomore Jaycee Zimmerman (88) and junior Riley Adams (96) scored for Seaman on Monday with freshman Makenna Stuke (96) and sophomore Anna McLaughlin (101) as the fifth and sixth players.
Deeter would finish with a 78 on day two with Samuelson (92), Zimmerman (99), Stuke (93) rounding out the top four scorers.
Deeter (156) finished with the the sixth-best score in 5A with Samuelson (T-13th, 177) were in the top 20 individual scorers.
Shawnee Heights junior Karlyn Bowman shot a 93 on day one of the state tournament to qualify for day two as an individual and shot a 108 for a two day total of 201.
Topeka West sophomore Alex Baxter (107) made her first appearance at the state tournament and competed on day one to conclude the year.
Hayden (765) finished third as a team at state for the second year in a row with Wamego (674) and Winfield (762) rounding out the top three.
Hayden (390) took third as a team on the first day of the state tournament behind Wamego (336) and Winfield (380).
Junior Avery Grunert (93) paced the team and was joined by freshman Laureen Borjon (98), junior Hannah Reynoldson (98) and freshman Izzy Glotzbach (101) as the day one scorers with junior Kyleigh Johnson (106) and sophomore Addysen Baer (111) as the fifth and sixth scorers for the team.
On Tuesday, Grunert (92), Borjon (93), Reynoldson (94) and Johnson (96) scored for Hayden with Glotzbach (103) and Baer (112) rounding out the team.
Grunert (T-13, 185), Borjon (17th, 191), Reynoldson (T-18th, 192) all scored in the top 20 individually in 4A.
Comments from coach Jayson Duncan: I’m actually really excited the way we finished. Wamego won the tournament yesterday with as well as they play. Today, we were fighting for second, and there were three or four of us fighting for second and we took the lead at the turn. We really got off to a good start.
“Man, I was really proud of the way we finished and a third-place finish, bringing home the trophy and medals for all the girls, can’t be happier that.”
Silver Lake (773) placed fifth at state behind St. Mary’s Colgan (660), Colby (717), Caney Valley (769) and Hoisington (773).
Silver Lake (381) placed third as a team on Monday behind St. Mary’s (338) and Colby (361) to see its team make the cut for day two.
Scoring for Silver Lake on day one were sophomore Taylor Zordel (88), junior Madeline Fieger (96) senior Jaiden Whitehead (98) and senior Tristyn Boxberger (99) with junior Avri Broxterman (102) and junior Kate Osterhaus (109) as the fifth and sixth scorers.
Zordel (88), Fieger (95), Boxberger (104) and Broxterman (105) were the top four scores for Silver Lake on day two with Whitehead (111) and Osterhaus (112) rounding out the six.
Zordel shot a 176 overal, tied for the seventh best score in 3-2-1A and Fieger (T-16th, 191) also scored in the top 20 individually.
Comments from coach Kelby Brown: The girls played extremely well on Monday to give us that opportunity today and they were thrilled with how they played. I couldn’t be any happier than how we finished you know, they fought against probably the toughest 3-2-1A state tournament that I’ve been a part of in my time as a coach.
“They’re fighters. I’m kind of tearing up thinking about it, they just were grinding all weekend. They really, bonded well together as a team. The bus ride home today was so much fun just talking about the memories of the two days. And I really think we became more of a family than anything this weekend, so I’ll remember them for their grit and their competitive drive.”