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Area high school golf teams hit the links

Published: Tuesday, April 8, 2014 11:25 a.m. CST

Area high school golf teams competed in their first meets Monday. Pella Christian’s boys took on Pella Community High School’s boys at Oskaloosa. Lynnville-Sully’s boys and girls got into the swing of things at Montezuma and the Colfax-Mingo teams were at Saydel.

Pella Christian boys

OSKALOOSA — Mason Howerzyl shot a 37 to earn the top medalist honors for Pella Christian’s Eagles in a golf duel meet with Pella’s Little Dutch Monday.

The Dutch won the meet with a 160 while the Eagles shot a 172 on the Edmundson Golf Club course in Oskaloosa.

The Eagles’ Justin Stravers finished with a 42 for the nine-hole competition. Graham Howerzyl ended up with a 46 followed by Jason Holwerda at 47, Josh Posthuma at 48 and Jordan Pleima at 49.

The Pella Christian junior varsity golf team lost, 213-197. Mitch Fopma and Lance DeZwarte led the Eagle JV with 52s.

Lynnville-Sully’s Hawks

MONTEZUMA — Lynnville-Sully’s Macy Lanser earned the second-place medal in the girls’ division as the Hawk girls took second to North Mahaska. North Mahaska had a team score of 194 to Lynnville-Sully’s 242.

Mack Fuller led North Mahaska, winning the individual medalist honors with a 45. Lanser had a 46. Lynnville-Sully’s Haley Hood shot a 51 followed by Lindsey Hood with a 72 and Kaylee Van Maanen at 73.

The Hawk boys finished third with a 188. North Mahaska won the boys’ division with a 176 and Montezuma was second at 186.

Leading the Hawks were Baker Zegers and Ben Trettin, each shooting a 43. Bayley Morvant finished with a 48 followed by Caleb Morvant with a 51, John Trettin at 54, Luke Jones with a  58 and Connor Fraker at 62.

Colfax-Mingo Tigerhawks

SAYDEL — Colfax-Mingo’s boys had the top four scores in the triangular golf meet hosted by Saydel. Jimmy Abell turned in a meet-low score of 37 with Mason Mosher at 43, McCauley Mosher at 44 and Zevin Lander at 45.

The Tigerhawk boys won with a team score of 169. Saydel finished up with a 186 followed by Southeast Warren at 318.

Colfax-Mingo’s Adam Teed and Jake Jeter each shot a 56.

Colfax-Mingo’s Olivia Maggard claimed top honors in the girls’ division with a 55. Skye Weber carded an 80 for the Tigerhawk girls.

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