With the sun finally shining down on Manitowoc County, five area golf teams took part in the County Invite on Saturday at the National Course at Fox Hills in Mishicot with Valders coming away with the crown.
The Vikings finished with a team score of 343 behind a balance team led by Josh Salm’s 13-over 85, good for third overall. Also for Valders, Zach Siikarla, Jordan Torrison and Tyler Miller were all one stroke behind shooting a 14-over 86.
Two Rivers’ Dayne Rusch (11-over 83) was the meet medalist propelling the Raiders to a second-place finish (380).
Taking second overall was Kiel’s Nick Goecks (12-over 84) to help his team place fourth (399).
Parker Mueller (21-over 93) paced Mishicot (third, 395) while Nathan Dietrich (16-over 88) did the same for Reedsville (fifth, 411).
Team scores: Valders 343, Two Rivers 380, Mishicot 395, Kiel 399, Reedsville 411
Valders — Josh Salm 85, Zach Siikarla 86, Jordan Torrison 86, Tyler Miller 86
Two Rivers — Dayne Rusch 83, Marcus Mueller 90, Connor Feest 100, Justin Gordon 107
Mishicot — Parker Mueller 93, Kyle Curry 98, Erik Morreau 99, Kyle Moder 105
Kiel — Nick Goecks 84, Terren Driscoll 98, Derek Campbell 107, Parker Dietrich 110
Reedsville — Nathan Dietrich 88, Zach Laabs 103, Brady Wendland 110, Alex Bubolz 110
Blue Bomber Invitational
Roncalli took part in the second annual Blue Bomber Invitational which brought together some of the top golf teams in the state to play at the Irish course at Whistling Straits in Kohler.
The special six-player format invitational featured 24 teams in large- and small-school divisions. Two players on each team competed in normal stroke play, with two others on each team playing best-ball “shamble.” Two more players competed in a two-man scramble competition.
Teams added their stroke play, shamble and scramble scores to calculate their final scores.
The Jets finished seventh among small schools with a team score of 376. Winning the among the small schools was Sheboygan Falls (303).
Jake Wagner shot a 35-over 107, 45th overall, to lead Roncalli in stroke play.
Team scores: Sheboygan Falls 303, Madison Edgewood 320, Osseo-Fairchild 322, Brookfield Academy 333, Kohler 350, Randolph 373, Roncalli 376, Oshkosh Lourdes 379, Platteville 381, Lake Country Lutheran 386, Wisconsin Dells 396
Roncalli players’ scores
Stroke play — Jake Wagner 107, Zack Angst 108
Best-ball shamble — Logan Theisen-Ryan Richter 80
Scramble — Sam Schneider-Jake Bohman 81
Jay M. Hill Memorial Invite
Manitowoc Lincoln took fifth as a team with a team score of 342 at the Royal Scot Golf Course.
The Ships Sasha Oosting tied for second overall with a 5-over 77. The meet medalist was Pulaski’s Owen Nowicki, who shot a 3-over 75.
Winning the event as a team was the Green Bay Preble Green team, which edged second-place Pulaski 324 to 327.
Team results: Green Bay Preble Green 324, Pulaski 327, De Pere 337, Green Bay Southwest 341, Manitowoc Lincoln 342, Ashwaubenon 359, Notre Dame 363, Green Bay Preble Gold 389, Green Bay East 397
Manitowoc Lincoln — Sasha Oosting 77, Kern Stelzer 85, James Martin 90, Ben Bashaw 90