Monday’s Boys Golf: Centralia Takes Down Rochester
By The Chronicle
Centralia’s Nolan Rice carded a 39 to take medalist honors and lead the Tigers to a 243-261 win over Rochester in an Evergreen 2A Conference boys golf match at Riverside Golf Course on Monday.
Rudy Voetberg finished in second with a 42 for the Tigers. Rochester’s Marcus Ashton and Logan Fry each shot a 46 to tie for third.
Centralia’s Brett Wasson shot a 50, Luke Lennox added a 53 and Jesse Kuykendall carded a 59.
Marcus Corrento recorded a 51, Elijah Spitzer shot a 58 and Luke Barth carded his best round of the season with a 60 for Rochester.
“That was pretty huge for him. The kid had his first varsity match was last week and he’s real new to the game,” Rochester coach Eric Holmkvist said. “He’s a real young kid and really come on as of late, seven shots better than average.”
Holmkvist noted it was Fry’s best score of the season as well and said he was proud of the younger guys on the team stepping up and playing well even in a loss.
Centralia hosts W.F. West in a Swamp Cup match at Riverside on Wednesday while Rochester hosts Aberdeen on Thursday at Riverside in an EvCo match.
Black Hills Defeats W.F. West by Three Strokes
W.F. West suffered the same fate they had last match against Black Hills, with the Wolves earning a 230-233 win in an EvCo boys golf match at Newaukum Valley Golf Course on Monday.
Black Hills’ Tyler Cosell was the top golfer with a 40. W.F. West’s Jaron Howell and Black Hills’ Carson Hugues each shot a 42 to tie for second.
W.F. West’s Brady Hinds recorded a 44, Camryn Bostwick fired a 48 and Tukker Rosbach shot a 49.
Dirk Plakinger shot a 50 and Dawson Brindle rounded out the Bearcats with a 52.
W.F. West faces Centralia in Swamp Cup golf at Riverside Golf Course on Wednesday.
At Riverside Golf Course
CENTRALIA 243, ROCHESTER 261
Centralia (243) — Nolan Rice 39, Rudy Voetberg 42, Brett Wasson 50, Luke Lennox 53, Jesse Kuykendall 59
Rochester (261) — Marcus Ashton 46, Logan Fry 46, Marcus Corrento 51, Elijah Spitzer 58, Luke Barth 60
At Newaukum Valley Golf Course
BLACK HILLS 230, W.F. WEST 233
W.F. West (233) — Jaron Howell 42, Brady Hinds 44, Dirk Plakinger 50, Camryn Bostwick 48, Dawson Brindle 52, Tukker Rosbach 49
Black Hills (230) — Tyler Cosell 40, Jackson Fenner 44, Carson Hughes 42, Mason Lundsford 57, Gerry Cassel 52, Tyler Gill 52