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KEARNEY — The Kearney High varsity claimed the team championship Thursday at the Awarii Dunes Classic golf tournament at Awarii Dunes.

The Bearcats shot a 304 to beat Adams Central by 11 strokes. Grand Island Central Catholic was third with a 319. Kearney Catholic finished ninth with a 360.

Jake Ellis

Jake Ellis

Kearney High’s Jake Ellis was the individual medalist, shooting a 71. He edged teammate Preston Skeen and Hastings High’s Evan Davis by four strokes. Davis claimed runner-up honors in a card playoff.

Maguire Widdowson with a 78 finished eighth for the Bearcats, while Kearney Catholic’s top finisher was Blake Thiele with an 80.

Thiele finished 15th winning a card playoff with Kearney High’s Cole Feddersen and Broekn Bow’s Josh Harvey, who also shot 80s.

Awarii Dunes Classic

Team Scores — 1, Kearney 304. 2, Adams Central 315. 3, Grand Island Central Catholic 319. 4, Broken Bow 331. 5, North Platte 333. 6, Aurora 341. 7, Holdrege 351. 8, Hastings 355. 9, Kearney Catholic 360. 10, Ravenna 370. 11T, Lexington 381. 11T, KHS Seniors 381. 13, Centura 383. 14, St. Paul 392. 15, Kearney JV 396. 16, Minden 443.

Top 15 Individuals — 1, Jake Ellis, KHS, 71. 2, Evan Davis, HAS, 75. 3, Preston Skeen, KHS, 75. 4, Nathan Sughroue, AC, 77. 5, Nolan Sughroue, AC, 77. 6, Jake Goering, GICC, 77. 7, John Pohlson, AC, 77. 8, Maguire Widdowson, KHS, 78. 9, Eli Fox, GICC, 78. 10, Damon Taylor, HOL, 78. 11, Drew Phillips, NP, 78. 12, Dalton Jerabek, SP, 78. 13, Griffin Wright, BB, 79. 14, Matt Anderson, HOL, 80. 15, Blake Thiele, KC, 80.

Other KHS Varsity — Cole Schroer 82.

Other KCHS Scores — Joel Poland 89, Nate Svec 91, Cade Kluthe 100, Linden Howe 105.

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