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May 3, 2018 Lions hit new milestone in two wins
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The Lone Tree boys golf team came out in impressive form this week scoring less than 200 strokes in a meet for the first time this season to win a triangular at Cedarcrest in Columbus against Highland and Columbus Community.

The 196 stroke score for Lone Tree was led Curtis Patterson at 45 strokes, which earned him meet runner-up honors. Patterson was followed up by Cory Krueger and Josh Mills, who both scored 49’s on the day. The last varsity scorer for Lone Tree was Jaxon Mullinnix at 53 strokes.

Non-scoring members of the varsity squad for Lone Tree were Austin Marshek at 59 strokes and Payton Lorack at 61 strokes.

Highland followed up with a runner-up performance at 200 strokes. They were led by Richard Dunbar and Brady Hahn at 47 strokes. That was followed up by a 49 from Grady Yeggy a 57 from Trey Lasek and Jack Baker.

Hunter Craig shot a 68 on the day.

Columbus Junction was third in the triangular with a score of 201.

The girls side of the triangular only featured one complete team score, with Columbus shooting a 208. The Highland girls had three golfers, led by freshman Kayla Cerny at 56 strokes and followed by Shantall Avendano at 65 strokes and Sarah Schultz at 77 strokes.

Lone Tree’s team was up to three golfers, with Karli Burr shooting a 55 to lead the way. The team also included Abby Buckman at 62 strokes and Bailey Pierson at 69 strokes.

The Lone Tree boys golf team scored another win this week, defeating Highland and Louisa-Muscatine in a triangular last Tuesday at Blue Top Ridge. They scored a 204 as a team to beat Louisa-Muscatine by one stroke and Highland by 17 strokes.

Lone Tree was led by Keegan Edwards, who shot a 49 on the day. Edwards was 10-over through the first four holes, but rebounded over the last five by shooting part twice and tallying three bogeys.

The rest of the Lone Tree team wasn’t far behind with Cory Krueger shooting a 50, Austin Marshek a 52 and Erik Edens a 53 on the day. Edens score included a birdie on the par four third hole at Blue Top Ridge.

Highland’s Grady Yeggy took meet runner-up honors by shooting a 47 on the day, his best hole was a four-stroke birdie on the par five hole six.

Highland’s other scoring members were Richard Dunbar at 50, Zane Eagle at 52, and Caedon Harbison at 62.

Louisa-Muscatine won the girls meet as the only team with a full score. Highland had two golfers on the day with Kayla Cerny shooting a 64 and Shantall Avendano a 66.

Bailey Pierson was the lone golfer for the Lady Lions at 71 strokes.

The Lone Tree and Highland girls were in action on Monday at the SEISC tournament. Coverage is on Page 1B.

The boys SEISC tournament took place Wednesday at Sheaffer Memorial Golf Course in Fort Madison.

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