Golf teaser

COLUMBUS — Kearney High finished fourth Thursday at the Columbus Invitational golf tournament played at the Elks Country Club.

Norfolk, led by individual medalist Luke Kluver, won the 15-team tournament with a 304 team score, 10 strokes better than runner-up Omaha Westside. Kearney finished at 321, four strokes behind third-place Lincoln Southwest.

Kluver shot a 69 to beat runner-up Rourke Jensen of Lincoln North Star by four strokes.

Kearney’s Preston Skeen shot a 76 to lead the Bearcats and finish fifth. Cole Feddersen shot a 79 and was 15th.

Also for the Bearcats, Jake Ellis shot an 81, Maguire Widdowson an 85 and Trevor Kroenke an 87.

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Team Scores

1, Norfolk 304. 2, Omaha Westside 314. 3, Lincoln Southwest 317. 4, Kearney 321. 5, Lincoln East 333. 6, Lincoln Southeast 334. 7, Papillion-La Vista 335. 8, Papillion-La Vista South 339. 9, Grand Island 345. 10, Columbus 349. 11, Lincoln North Star 354. 12, Fremont 370. 13, Hastings 382. 14, Lincoln Northeast 419. 15, Lincoln High 455.

Top 15 Individuals.

1, Luke Kluver, NOR, 69. 2, Rourke Jensen, LNS, 73. 3, Grant Jabenis, OW, 74. 4, Preston Skeen, KHS, 76. 5, Isaac Helmes, NOR, 76. 6, Riley Podliska, LSW, 77. 7, Jacob Hellman, OW, 76. 8, Marcus Holling, GI, 78. 9, Josh Bartels, LSW, 78. 10, Kolby Brown, OW, 78. 11, Jake Kluver, NOR, 78. 12, Hudson Schulz, LSW, 76. 13, Nolan Vondra, PL, 78. 14, Drew D’Ercole, PLS, 79. 15, Cole Feddersen, KHS, 79.

Stars second at Gibbon

GIBBON — Wood River had the top two individuals and claimed the team title at the Gibbon Invitational golf tournament Thursday at Valley View Golf Course.

The Eagles posted a team score of 172 with Kearney Catholic second at 191. The tournament was shortened to nine holes by inclement weather.

Individually, Wood River’s Grant Gannon posted the low score of the day, a 38. Teammate Cole Arnett was second, one stroke back, with Ravenna’s Jake Jarzynka and Caleb Mundorf third and fourth.

For Kearney Catholic, Joel Poland and Cade Kluthe were fifth and sixth, shooting 45s. Landon Seibert added a 50, Eli RIchter a 51 and Zach Worm a 53.

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Team Scores

1, Wood River 172. 2, Kearney Catholic 191. 3, Ravenna 198. 4, Gibbon 200. 5, Amherst 204. 6, Arcadia/Loup City 216.

Top 15 Individuals

1, Grant Gannon, WR, 38. 2, Cole Arnett, WR, 39. 3, Jake Jarzynka, RAV, 40. 4, Caleb Mundorf, RAV, 42. 5, Joel Poland, KC, 45. 6, Cade Kluthe, KC, 45. 7, Matthew Weismann, GIB, 47. 8, Eli English, WR, 47. 9, Tanner Thomsen, AMH, 48. 10, Grant Packer, WR, 48. 11, Sam Kucera, GIB, 48. 12, Jack McCoun, WR, 49. 13, Gus Ducker, ALC, 49, 14, Lucille Dietz, AMH, 50. 15, Mitchell Sell, GIB, 50.