STEVENS POINT, PECHINSKI WRAP UP WISCONSIN VALLEY CONFERENCE BOYS GOLF TITLES AT FINAL MEET
STEVENS POINT – Logan Pechinski shot a 75 to win the meet and put the final touches on the individual championship at the seventh and final leg of the Wisconsin Valley Conference Boys Golf Tournament on Monday at Stevens Point Country Club.
Pechinski edged Wausau East’s Carter Cygan by two strokes to capture meet medalist honors and finish off the individual WVC championship. He won five of the seven meets to run away with the title, with Wausau West’s Lucca Tonelli second, Marshfield’s Jaxon Bulgrin third, D.C. Everest’s Andy Ziemer fourth and Stevens Point teammate Ethan Thomas fifth. The top five earned first-team all-Wisconsin Valley Conference honors.
Thomas finished seventh with an 83 and Nathan Earnest tie for eighth with an 84 to help Stevens Point to the team title as well with a score of 335, just one shot better than Wausau West. The narrow win on Monday helped Point to the overall team conference title.
D.C. Everest finished third with a 348, Wisconsin Rapids was fourth with a 354, Marshfield fifth with a 356, Merrill sixth with a 370 and Wausau East seventh with a 378.
Bulgrin led Marshfield with an 82, tying for fourth at the meet with Ziemer and Wausau West’s Justin Yang. Tonelli was third with an 81.
Ian Haugen had a 90, Caden Machtan and Ethan Schnitzler both had 92s, and Seth Peterson shot a 100 to round out Marshfield’s scoring.
Wisconsin Rapids will compete at a WIAA Division 1 regional at La Crosse Country Club, while the other six Valley teams will be at the D-1 regional at Wausau Country Club, on Tuesday, June 1.
2021 Wisconsin Valley Conference Boys Golf Tournament
Leg No. 7, May 24, at Stevens Point Country Club
Team scores: 1. Stevens Point 335; 2. Wausau West 336; 3. D.C. Everest 348; 4. Wisconsin Rapids 354; 5. Marshfield 356; 6. Merrill 370; 7. Wausau East 378.
Individual results: 1. Logan Pechinski (SP) 75; 2. Carter Cygan (WE) 77; 3. Lucca Tonelli (WW) 81; 4. Jaxon Bulgrin (MAR), Andy Ziemer (DC) and Justin Yang (WW) 82; 7. Ethan Thomas (SP) 83; 8. Nathan Earnest (SP), Charlie Strasser (DC) and Tyler Skogstad (WW) 84; 11. Brady Skifton (WR), Matt Sitte (WE) and Dane Kubisiak (WR) 87; 14. Kyle McKee (WW), Allie Maschke (MER) and Owen Bunnell (DC) 89; 17. Carter Morrison (WR), Ian Haugen (MAR) and Dominick Fetterer (WR) 90; 20. Jaylen Anderson (MER), Caden Machtan (MAR) and Ethan Schnitzler (MAR) 92; 23. Erin Murray (MER), Owen Denk (DC), A.J. Earnest (SP) and Adam Prokop (WW) 93; 27. Cael Bolton (SP) 95; 28. Tanner Courtright (DC) 96; 29. Ethan Bjerke (WE) 99; 30. Drew Polak (MER) and Seth Peterson (MAR) 100; 32. Connor Jensen (WR) 101; 33. Ethan Fisher (SP) 102; 34. Lucas Langlois (WW) 110; 35. Parker Faust (WE) 115.
Final Overall Standings
Team standings: 1. Stevens Point 43.5; 2. Wausau West 41; 3. Wisconsin Rapids 34.5; 4. D.C. Everest 32; 5. Marshfield 22; 6. Wausau East 12; 7. Merrill 11.
Top five individuals (first-team all-Wisconsin Valley Conference): 1. Logan PechinskI (SP) 100.5; 2. Lucca Tonelli (WW) 78; 3. Jaxon Bulgrin (MAR) 72.5; 4. Andy Ziemer (DC) 63; 5. Ethan Thomas (SP) 59.5.
Second-team all-WVC: 6. Carter Cygan (WE) 57; 7. Tyler Skogstad (WW) 52.5; 8. Charlie Strasser (DC) 43.5; 9. Matt Sitte (WE) 42.5; 10. Justin Yang (WW) 37.5.
Honorable mention all-WVC: 11. Dane Kubisiak (WR) 33.83; 12. Brady Skifton (WR) 30.33; 13. Ian Pagel (WR) 26.5; 14. Nathan Earnest (SP) 24.83; 15. Carter Morrison (WR) 24.5.