WAUSAU – Stevens Point finished seventh out of eight teams, and Marshfield junior Kyle Berres shot a 96 to finish in a tie for 39th place at the WIAA Division 1 boys golf sectional on Tuesday at Greenwood Hills Country Club.
Berres had an eight on the ninth hole and had four sevens on the back nine as his season comes to an end.
Eau Claire Memorial won the team title with a score of 313 and Lakeland was second with a 326 to earn the two team spots from the sectional at next week’s state tournament. The top three individuals not on the qualifying teams also move on to the 2022 WIAA State Boys Golf Tournament, which will be June 6-7 at Blackwolf Run in Kohler.
Trey Timm of River Falls shot a one-over par 73 to earn medalist honors and one of the three individual state berths. He bested Eau Claire Memorial’s William Schlitz by one shot. Parker Etzel was third with a 75 and Ben Christenson took fourth with a 78 as well for Memorial.
Hudson’s Joe Bartels and Matthew Marsoliek of River Falls tied for sixth with 80s to snag the other two individual spots at state.
Stevens Point shot a team score of 359 to finish 33 shots in back of second-place Lakeland.
Ethan Thomas and Nathan Earnest were part of a seven-way tie for 17th place with 86s to lead the Panthers. Jacob Kozelek had a 90, and Hayden Ackerlund and A.J. Earnest both had 97s as well for SPASH.