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Bigfork's golfers host Steve Hullett Invitational

by JEREMY WEBER
For the Eagle | April 27, 2023 11:35 AM

The Vikes and Vals golfers saw their only home action of the season last week as Eagle Bend hosted the Steve Hullett Invitational Thursday.

Senior Colin Wade had a good showing for the Vikes, shooting a 76 to tie Jefferson’s Tyson Lee for first place.

The Vikes finished ninth as a team, shooting a combined 394 as Gus Hines shot a 101, Landon Byerman a 107, Oscar Lee a 110 and Keenan Voelker a 112.

Keni Wade led the way for the Vals at the tournament, shooting a 92 to finish second behind Jefferson’s defending State B champion Celi Chapman (82).

The Vals shot a combined 447 to finish second behind Jefferson’s 404.

Along with Wade’s 92, Katie Hummel shot a 116, Morgan Pizzola shot a 119, Ava Hall a 120 and Piper Lee a 123.

Bigfork’s golfers were back in action Saturday at the Gary Thompson Invitational at Rivers Bend in Thompson Falls where Keni Wade’s first-place finish helped lead the Valkyries to the team title.

Keni Wade’s 87 led the way while Hummel shot a 119, Hall a 122, Casey Riedlinger a 123 and Lee a 124 to give the Vals a team score of 575, well ahead of second-place Thompson Falls (609).

Colin Wade picked up a first-place finish for the Vikings, shooting a 77, as the team shot a combined 386 to finish second to Loyola’s 357.

Byerman finished the day at 101 for the Vikes while Lee shot a 102, Hines a 106 and Voelker a 109.