Bulldog Golfers on a Roll; Marines Back in NEC Hunt
Bulldogs Bag Two
Matches in One Day
Peshtigo's golf team won both the STAA Invite and conference match held at Riverside Golf Club on Thursday, May 4.
The back nine of the 18-hole invite served as a make-up conference match. In total, Peshtigo shot a 359 to best Coleman by two strokes. In the final nine holes, they defeated Coleman by 12 strokes.
Peshtigo's top golfer was Bryce Jacobson, who had a 37 on the back nine and a total of 76. Without Tyler Lund on the front nine, Trent Carriveau stepped into the number two spot, shooting a 42 on the back nine and an 88 total. Dylon Gilligan shot a 47 on the back nine and a 91 total. Ty Davis shot a 104 total and a 53 on the back nine. Emily Ahrens stepped in without Lund to shot a 61 on the back and a 118 total.
"The team played their best nine of the year on a difficult course," Peshtigo Coach Pete Kretz said. "The weather was finally nice enough to where we could play the golf course and not have to fight the rain and cold. Hopefully we will heat up like the weather."
Coleman's best golfer was Kasey Casper, who carded a 44 on the back nine and a total of 87. Cody Van Hoff shot a 42 on the back nine and 89 total, Nathan Woulf carded a 46 on both the front and back nine for a 92. Garett Johnson shot a 93 total and also shot a 46 on the back nine. Tyler Salesky shot a 44 on the front nine, but dropped to a 55 on the back nine for a total of 99.
50 strokes behind Coleman was Lena, who totaled 401 as a team and 206 on the back nine. Lena was led by Jacob Staidl, who shot a 95 and a 47 on the back nine. Jacob Anderly shot a 97 total and a 47 on the back nine. Dalton Anderson and Hunter Borchert each shot a 48 on the front nine, but finished with 56 and 57 on the final nine, respectively. Colby Borchert shot a 56 on the back and a 119.
St. Thomas Aquinas Academy finished with a 212 as a team and 436 total. Their top golfer was Christian Hornick, who shot a 44 on the front and back. Tyler Stuart finished with a 91 and 46 on the back nine and Joe Faucett shot a 49 on the back, totaling 96. Eric Powers recovered from a 90 on the front nine to shoot a 73 on the back and Lauryn Albaugh finished with two 90s.
Crivitz shot a 218 on the back nine and 432 total. Shane Bauer shot a 43 on the back nine for a total of 92. Travis Giese's 54 on the back nine was second best on the team, with a 106 total, Mason Marvin carded a 58 on both halves for a 116, Eli Lawrence carded a 118 with a 63 on the back nine and Abby Barley finished with a 138 after a 69 on the front and back.
Niagara was just one stroke behind Crivitz on the back nine, though they bested Crivitz on the day, with a 418 total. Josh Goudreau shot a 40 on the back nine and an 84 total. Tristin Colenso and Cole Brown each finished with a 98 total, but Brown shot a 48 on the back and Colenso finished with 50. Brooke Schwedersky shot a 57 on the first half, but finished with an 81 on the back nine. Emma Naninga followed a similar trend, shooting a 61 on the front nine and an 83 on the back for a 144 total.
Wausaukee shot a 262 on the back nine and a 506 total. Tony Rollo's 50 on the back nine was second on the team, but his 98 was their best overall score. Sawyer Dunlap's 48 on the back was the best on the team. He shot a 53 on the front. Gerard Elfering carded a 76 on both sets and Cooper Rollo shot a 67 on the front nine, but ended up with an 88 on the back nine for a total of 155.
Oneida finished last in the conference with a 274 and a 548 overall. Stockbridge shot a 426 total and Bonduel shot a 427 total. Menominee shot a 433 as a team.
Menominee's top golfer was Evan Kramer with an John Horn shot a 102, Buddy Beyer carded a 107 and Conrad Berger carded a 143.
Peshtigo won the M&O nine-hole portion of the event with a 166, 12 strokes better than Coleman who finished with a 178. Bryce Jacobson took medalist honors with a 37. Tyler Lund and Niagara's Josh Goudrea tied for second carding 40's. "Bryce and Tyler are playing really well right now," said Kretz of his Junior leaders.
Big Win Gets Marines
Back in the NEC Race
Marinette Head Golf Coach Cary Woloway characterized the May 4 Oconto Falls Mega Meet as a "must win" to keep the team's hopes of a second consecutive conference championship alive.
After the meet, the Marines' dreams are still alive, as they showed up in a big way, besting the next two teams, Luxemburg-Casco and Waupaca, by five and six strokes, respectively.
"I told the boys "we have to win this or we're done,'" Waloway said. "They must have listened."
The Marines battled through soggy conditions, led by senior Dakota Langlois, who was the top golfer at the meet with a 37. Waloway described the senior's win as "a nice confidence booster for him."
Matt Wagner was next with a score of 39, good for third at the meet. He was followed by Mike Wagner's 43, Wus Knutson's 48 and Max Drees with a 51.
Marinette will need to win the conference championship May 17 at Thornberry Creek in Green Bay to win the conference title.
Oconto Falls took eighth of the ten teams at their home meet, shooting a collective 188. Clayton Rothsack was the Panthers' leader with a 46, although none of his teammates shot over a 50. Vince Norling and Ryan Morris each carded a 47, while Odin Halvorsen finished with 48 and Eli DeCora finished with 50.
Casper Leads Coleman
at Pioneer Invite
Coleman and Oconto competed on the golf course in Sevastopol on Tuesday, May 9, with Notre Dame winning the nine-team Pioneer Invite.
Coleman took third as a team. Kasey Casper shot an 82 to lead the way followed by Cody Van Hoff with an 87, Garrett Johnson with an 89, Nathan Woulff with a 93 and Tyler Salesky with a 97.
Oconto's team 368 was good for sixth. Andrew Westphal shot an 86 with a 40 on the front nine, Spencer Leary finished with a 90, Aiden Wusterbarth carded a 92, Tyler Wusterbarth shot a 100 and Peyton Boucher ended with 111.
Luxemburg-Casco took second, Sturgeon Bay took fourth, Sevastopol took fifth, Southern Door placed seventh, Gibraltar came in eighth and N.E.W. Lutheran came in ninth.
Nine-Hole Event at
Peshtigo won the Oneida 9-Hole conference match at Thornberry Creek on Tuesday, May 9, with Lena the second-place team.
Peshtigo shot a 161 as a team, and was led by medalist Tyler Lund, who shot a 37. Bryce Jacobson finished with a 40, Trent Carrivou shot a 41 and Dylon Gilligan stepped up to finish the day with a score of 43.
Lena's leading golfer was Hunter Borchert, who took 41 of his team's 205 strokes. Dalton Anderson finished with a 44, Colby Borchert finished with a 52 and Connor Heise shot a 68.
Crivitz came in third with a team score of 210. Shane Bauer was by far their top golfer, carding a 40. Eli Lawrence finished with 52, Travis Giese shot a 57 Mason Marvin carded a 61 and David White finished with 63.
Niagara placed fourth. Josh Goudreau had a strong day, finishing with a 43. Shannon Moreau shot a 51, Brooke Schwedersky finished with 61, and Emma Naninga carded a 63.
Wausaukee took fifth, just ahead of Oneida Nation. The Rangers' leaders were Tony Rollo and Sawyer Dunlap, who finished with 51 apiece. Both Jason Jaworski and Gerard Elfering finished with 58 and Cooper Rollo shot a 66.
Suring came in seventh. Brett Belongia shot a 52, Caleb Lally shot a 53, Andy Overland finished with 58 and Makayla Bailey finished with 70.
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