Home meet this Saturday at ELGC
By Russ Pankonin
The Imperial Republican
Sophomore Freddie Kasselman paced the Longhorn varsity golfers in their opening meet at Bayard April 2.
Kasselman put together rounds of 40 on the front side followed by a 42 on the back side of the nine-hole course to finish third with an 82.
He was just five strokes out of the first place score of 77 shot by Trae Blanco of Bayard.
Coach Larry Munger said his team struggled with consistency and penalty strokes. They just need to build some confidence.
Sophomore Ryan Moline finished with a 94 on rounds of 48-46. He was the only other golfer to keep in double digits as the team finished fourth with a 395 total.
CCS Varsity team standings—1st, Bayard, 349; 2nd, Bridgeport, 378; 3rd, Mitchell, 379; 4th, Chase County, 395; 5th, Hemingford, 404; 6th, Mullen, 407; 7th, Crawford, 408; 8th, Gordon/Rushville, 430; 9th, Kimball, 434; 10th, Garden County, 503; 11th, Creek Valley; 12th, Hay Springs; 13th, Morrill, Potter Dix.
Medalists—1st, Trae Blanco, Bay., 77; 3rd, Freddie Kasselman, CCS, 82.
CCS individual results—Freddie Kasselman, 40-42=82; Ryan Moline, 48-46=94; Darin Knobbe, 55-51=106; Curtis Laird, 64-49=113; Sam Haarberg, 59-56=115. Team—395. Jayvees play at DC-S
Munger’s jayvee team played at the Dundy County-Stratton meet in Benkelman on April 2 as well.
Cody Cochran led the team with a 104 on a pair of 52s.
The team finished eighth out of eight teams with a team total of 482. Cambridge won the meet with a total of 360.
Dundy Co./Stratton invite
CCS JV team standings—1st, Cambridge, 360; 2nd, Medicine Valley, 368; 3rd, Perkins County, 377; 4th, Cheylin, 385; 5th, Dundy County/Stratton, 392; 6th, Hitchcock County, 309; 7th, Southwest, 441; 8th, Chase County, 482.
1st place medalist—Brendan Johnson, MV, 79.
CCS individual results—Cody Cochran, 52-52=104; Tyler Jennings, 51-62=113; Allan Smith, 59-73=132; Sam Cahow, 63-70=133; John Fegley, 66-71=137.
Chase Co. Invite Saturday
The Longhorns will hold their invitational tournament Saturday at Enders Lake Golf Course.
In addition to the CCS varsity, other teams include Perkins County, Sutherland, Hershey, Ogallala and McCook.
The meet is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m.
The Longhorns were scheduled to play Tuesday at the Lexington invitational. However, the event was postponed due to weather.
The Longhorns may play in the Medicine Valley invite at Curtis set for today (Thursday), depending on the weather.