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.
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.
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.