CYGAN, ZIEMER, PECHINSKI FINISH IN TOP FIVE AT WIAA D-1 BOYS GOLF SECTIONAL, EARN SPOTS AT STATE
WAUSAU – Eau Claire Memorial had all five of its golfers break 80 and finish with a team score of 300 to win the team title by 18 strokes over Hudson at the WIAA Division 1 boys golf sectional on Tuesday at Greenwood Hills Country Club.
Both teams advance to the WIAA State Boys Golf Tournament at Wild Rock Golf Course in Wisconsin Dells on June 14-15.
The top three individuals not on the two qualifying teams also will move on to the state meet. Wausau East’s Carter Cygan shot an even par 72 to win meet medalist honors and claim one of the three individual spots. Andy Ziemer of D.C. Everest and Logan Pechinski of Stevens Point finished in a five-way tie for fifth with 76s to earn the other two spots.
Marshfield’s Jaxon Bulgrin tied for 36th place with a 90.
WIAA Division 1 Boys Golf Sectional
June 8, at Greenwood Hills Country Club, Wausau
(*denotes state meet qualifier)
Team scores: *1. Eau Claire Memorial 300; *2. Hudson 318; 3. River Falls 327; 4. New Richmond 332; 5. Stevens Point 337; 6. Wausau West 338; 7. D.C. Everest 339; 8. Antigo 357.
Top 10 individuals, and Marshfield, Stevens Point, Wausau West and D.C. Everest results: 1. *Carter Cygan (Wausau East) 72; 2. Will Schlitz (ECM) 73; 3. Ben Christensen (ECM) 74; 4. Joe Bartels (HUD) 75; 5. *Andy Ziemer (DC), *Logan Pechinski (SP), Trey Timm (RF), Parker Etzel (ECM) and Owen Covey (NR) 76; 10. Joe Volpentesta (ANT) and Cole Fisher (ECM) 77; 18. Justin Yang (WW) 83; 20. Charlie Strasser (DC) and Ethan Thomas (SP) 84; 24. Lucca Tonelli (WW), Adam Prokop (WW) and Chase Prohaska (WW) 85; 31. Cael Bolton (SP) and Owen Bunnell (DC) 87; 33. Tyler Skogstad (WW) 89; 36. Jaxon Bulgrin (Marshfield) and A.J. Earnest (SP) 90; 39. Tanner Courtright (DC) 92; 41. Nate Earnest (SP) 93; 48. Owen Denk (DC) 104.