Twenty Four teams battle wind at Beatrice Golf Invitational

BEATRICE – Six shots separated the top three teams in class B at the Beatrice Orangemen Golf Invitational on a windy Monday at Beatrice Country Club.

Norris won the Class B title, with a 334…..three shots in front of the Beatrice Orangemen, with a 337.  Aurora finished third at 340 and York was fourth, at 350.

Ty Wehrs of Seward won the individual class-B invitational with a four-over par 76…..a shot better than Joey Holling of Grand Island Northwest, at 77.  Aurora golfers Ethan Shaw and Caden Svoboda both shot 81.

For the Orangemen, Trey Baehr led the way with an 83…good for seventh place.  He was followed by Preston Pacquette and Bryant Jurgens, both with 84s.  Sam Wallman carded an 86.  Fourteen teams competed in Class-B.

In the Class A division featuring ten teams, Gretna scored a four-shot win over Creighton Prep, 312 to 316.   Lincoln Pius the Tenth finished in third with a 318…while Millard West finished fourth with a 327. 

Individually, Gretna’s Colton Stock shot the tournament’s best round….with an even-par 72.  Blake Skoumal, of Millard West was two shots back, at 74.  Jake Boor of Creighton Prep and Aden Pesicka of Millard North carded scores of 76.

Creighton Prep’s Boor recorded a hole-in-one on the BCC’s par-3, 15th hole.

The top fifteen golfers in Class B and A medaled in the tournament.