THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Marines 5th, STAA 7th At State Golf
The Marinette Marines put the finishing touches on one of their best golf seasons in decades Tuesday afternoon earning a fifth place team finish at the WIAA state meet. Playing two rounds at the difficult University Ridge Golf Course, the Marines totaled a score of 663. Coach Cary Waloways linksters fired a 324 on Monday then added a 339 Tuesday.
Senior Andy Swanson paced the Marines with a score of 156 (79-77), Garrett Waloway 165 (80-85), Denin Bieberitz 170 (83-87), Dakota Langlois 172 (82-90) and Mike Wagner 197 (99-98).
Team honors went to Catholic Memorial at 607 (305-302) with Edgewood second at 614. Chris Collar of Winnebago Lutheran was medalist with a 140 total on rounds of 68-72.
On the Division 3 links, STAA finished 7th out of 8 teams, totaling a score of 755. The Cavaliers fired a 379 on Monday and came back with a 376 Tuesday.
Mike Schmidt claimed 21st place overall with a 169 (85-84), Casey Boyle 26th 172 (84-88), Levi Carlson 204 (106-98), Andy Lang 214 (104-110) and Taylor Wilson 220 (114-106).
Medalist in Division 3 was Tom Longbella of McDonnell Central with a 142 (69-73) while Lancaster took home the team title at 627 (317-310).
7th After Opening
Round State Play
Putting together a score of 326, the Marines were in sixth place following the first round of the Division 2 WIAA state golf meet. Madison Edgewood paced the field with a 301 with Catholic Memorial second at 305.
Andy Swanson fired a 79 on 11 pars and seven bogeys to lead Marinette. Sophomore Garrett Waloway added an 80 (38-42), Denin Bieberitz overcame a triple bogey 7 on number 10 for an 83, freshman Dakota Langlois shot 82 and Mike Wagner 99.
In Division 3, the Cavaliers sit in 7th place at the 8-team meet with a score of 379. Casey Boyle tallied an 84, Mike Schmidt recovered from a 13 on the par-4 10th hole for an 85, Andy Lang 104, Levi Carlson 106 and Taylor Wilson 114.
Cavaliers Second At
D-4 Regional, Earn
Trip To State Meet
Posting a score of 366, the Cavaliers claimed a runner-up finish at the Shiocton sectional golf meet Wednesday to qualify for state. Crandon won the title with a 363 at Eagle Creek Golf Course in Hortonville followed by STAA 366 and Weyauwega-Fremont 367.
Finishing 8th was Coleman at 395, Crivitz 10th 417 and Wausaukee 11th 438.
Mike Schmidt paced the Cavaliers with an 82 on rounds of 40-42, Casey Boyle shot 83 (45-38), Stuart Anderson 98 (50-48), Levi Carlson 103 (56-47) and Andy Lang 104 (52-52).
Richie Geimer and Zach Zeitler carded rounds of 94 for Coleman, Blaine Baurer 98 for Crivitz while Blake Elias fired a 93 for Wausaukee.
Medalist round on the day was turned in by Nolan Wolberg of Iola-Scandinavia with an 80 (41-39), Schmidt was second at 82 and Boyle 4th with an 83.
The top two teams and top 3 individual not members of a qualifying team moved on.