The Broken Bow girls golf team sits atop the team leaderboard after the opening round of the Class C girls golf state championship being played at the Elks Country Club in Columbus. Broken Bow shot a 369 on day one and leads the team race by 17 strokes over 2nd place Lincoln Christian who shot an opening round 386. Heartland currently sits third with a 390. The Lady Indians were led Monday by senior Madison Jackson who shot an opening round 84 (44 on the front nine / 40 on the back). Jackson had 2 birdies and 4 pars during her round as she is tied for 7th after day one. Emery Custer is tied for 12th after shooting an opening round 90. Freshman Camryn Johnson is just outside the top 20 after an opening round 94. Graycee Oeltjen shot an opening round 101 and Avery Campbell shot a 107. Atop the individual leaderboard after day one are Abigail Broderson of Boone Central and defending state champion Lynzi Becker of Cozad with an opening round of 5 over par 77. Broken Bow head coach Kelly Cooksley told Central Nebraska’s Sports Source that he was pleased with the opening round performance and expects the girls to be motivated and more relaxed in their second round on Tuesday.
Avery Campbell will begin her second round Tuesday on the back nine in the 9:18 am group. Graycee Oeltjen will tee off with the 9:27 group on hole #1. Camryn Johnson will start her final round on the front nine with the 10:12 am group, Emery Custer will tee off hole #1 at 10:48, and Madison Jackson will be in the third to last group teeing off hole #1 at 10:57.
Central Nebraska’s Sports Source will again provide hourly updates during the final round on Tuesday as Broken Bow seeks its first state championship in girls golf. Updates can be heard on KBBN 95.3 FM beginning in the 9 am hour.