The NSAA boys golf district championships took place across the state on Monday. The top three teams and top ten individuals (plus ties) from each district in classes B, C, and D qualified for the state tournament next week.
Cole Kramer of Sandhills Valley and Colbi Smith of South Loup qualified for the NSAA boys golf state championships by finishing in the top ten of the D-4 district meet held at Rivers Edge Golf Course at North Platte. Kramer finished fourth with an 87 and Smith was 5th with an 89. The low round of the tournament was turned in by Connor Hasenauer of North Platte St. Pat’s with a 78. It took a 95 to finish in the top ten to qualify for state as an individual. St. Pat’s was the team champion with a 354, Overton was 2nd with a 370, and Southern Valley was third with a 416. Sandhills Valley was fifth in the team standings with a 436. Anselmo-Merna finished with a team total 454 and South Loup finished with a 463. Dillon Critel will represent Burwell at the class D state tournament. Critel was the D2 district champion with a low round of 78. The Class D state championships will take place at Lake Maloney Golf Club at North Platte on May 24th and 25th.
The Broken Bow boys golf team competed at the B-4 district meet at Heritage Hills Golf Course at McCook. Scottsbluff was the team champion with a 349. Ogallala was second with a 358 and McCook qualified for state as a team placing third with a 361. The low round of the tournament was turned in by John Beier of Sidney who won the tournament with a low round of 80. It took a 90 to finish in the top 10 and qualify for state as an individual. Broken Bow finished with a team total 409. Austin Harvey shot a 94 to lead the Indians. The rest of the Bow scoring included Zack Gaffney – 100, Nathan Reynolds – 101, Carsten Fox – 114, and JR Schaaf – 116.
Arcadia/Loup City competed at the C-5 district meet at Valentine. The top three teams who qualified for state were Kearney Catholic (330), Amherst (359), Mitchell (369). ALC finished with a 406. The low round of the district was turned in by Cael Peters of Mitchell who shot a low round of 68. It took an 87 to finish in the top ten and qualify for state as an individual.