E’Hawks Down Cherokee, Midgets
Emmetsburg’s E’Hawk golf team collected a Lakes Conference dual victory on Monday by defeating Estherville Lincoln Central and Cherokee in a boys dual at the Wild Rose Golf Course in Emmetsburg.
Emmetsburg had the low three scores in the varsity event and swept the Junior Varsity dual as well to improve to 2-0 on the season overall and 1-0 in Lakes Conference play.
In the varsity contest, Emmetsburg’s Tyler Kliegl, Marc Siemers and Robbie Myers would all shoot rounds of 38 over the Wild Rose links to lead the scoring for the E’Hawks/ With Matt Wellik adding a round of 39 and rounds of 42 from Bill Pelzer and a 43 from Matt Stillman, the E’Hawks tallied a team score of 153 to defeat Cherokee’s 167 and the 201 stroke score of Estherville Lincoln Central.
To determine the meet medalist, Kliegl, Myers and Siemers started a three-hole playoff, but Myers would drop out first before Kliegl earned the medal honors with Siemers taking runner up honors.
In the Junior Varsity dual, Emmetsburg was victorious by a 169-204-228 tally over Cherokee and ELC, respectively.
Ben McCain led the E’Hawk junior varsity with a round of 39, while Brett Wollum and Matt Ballman both carded rounds of 42. Nate Brown shot a 46, while Anthony Smith carded a 49 and Arthur Heldt shot a round of 50.
The E’Hawk golfers will play on Saturday at the Spirit Lake Invitational at Brooks and then travel to Sheldon on Monday for a triangular with Sheldon and Storm Lake.