ARNOLDS?PARK - It came down to a playoff hole before Mike Myers emerged as the medalist of teh Class 2A Sectional tourney Friday for the Emmetsburg E-Hawks. With his score of 78, Myers led the E-Hawk linksters to a runner-up finish in the 2A Sectional golf tournament played at Emerald Hills Golf Course. Estherville Lincoln Central would win the Sectional title with a team score of 325, while the E-Hawks were three strokes back at 328.
Along with the team honors, the E-Hawks also advance Myers and teammate Michael Pugh to the Individual medalist competition on Friday, as Pugh finished third at the Sectional with a scorecard of 78.
The top four finishers, including ties, advance for medal play, while the top two teams advance to the District meet, which will be played at Lake Creek Country Club in Storm Lake on Friday, May 23.
DISTRICT?QUALIFIERS - Emmetsburg’s E-Hawk golf squad finished second at Friday’s Sectional tournament to advance to the District meet this Friday at Storm Lake. Team members are, kneeling from left to right: Mike Myers and Michael Pugh. In back, from left to right are Brian Merril, Luke Jackson, Coach Kort Freeman, Clayton Freeman and Lane VerMulm.
In Friday's Sectional meet, Myers would card rounds of 41 and 36 to tally a 77, while Michael Pugh shot rounds of 35 and 43 for a 78. Luke Jackson would turn in rounds of 45 and a 41 to tally an 86, with Clayton Freeman carding rounds of 43 and 44 for an 87.
Lane VerMulm would shoot rounds of 51 and 46 for a 97 and Brian Merrill rounded out the efforts with his rounds of 53 and 56 for a 109.
The E-Hawks will golf against St. Edmond of Fort Dodge, East Sac County, Hinton and Sioux Center along with ELC?at Friday's 2A District tourney.