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Posted: Tuesday, May 7, 2019 3:47 pm

The Howard girls won the Howard Tigers Golf Invitational on Monday with a score of 143 in the nine-hole event.

Leading the way for the Tigers was meet medalist Piper Thompson, who carded a 44.

Also scoring for the Tigers, Kenedy Koepsell shot a 49 (third) and Trinity Palmquist shot a 50 (fourth).

Katelyn Feldhaus fired a 51 and placed fifth for the Tigers while Mia Glanzer had a 57.

"Piper continued her fine play, capturing her second individual medalist honors in as many meets," said Howard Coach Alan Wiese. "It was also wonderful for the girls to see the return of Kenedy Koepsell to competitive varsity action that she craves."

In the boys' division, Howard finished three strokes behind Chester to place second. Howard finished the nine-hole event with a 118.

The highlight of the day was turned in by Howard senior Ethan Cross. On hole No. 9, Cross recorded a hole in one with his father watching just 40 feet from the flag. According to Wiese, the ball hit the flagstick and dropped into the hole.

Cross finished the meet with a 37 for third place.

Rounding out the scoring were Lane Hodges 39 (fourth) and Noah Andersen 42 (ninth).

Other golfers for Howard were Karsyn Feldhaus, 43; Zach Jacobson, 50; Will Maier, 56; and Jevyn Sifore, 57.

Cornbelt Conference

Howard won the girls' title in the Cornbelt Conference on Thursday. Howard had the low score of 315 to win the 18-hole event.

Thompson led the way for the Tigers with a 94 (45-49) for meet medalist honors.

Rounding out the scoring for the Tigers were Palmquist 107 (57-50), third place; and Glanzer 114 (56-58), eighth place.

Howard placed second in the boys' division with a 290, just one stroke behind the winner.

Andersen led the Tigers with a 94 (50-44) for third place. Rounding out the scoring for the Tigers were Cross 94 (49-54), fourth; and Blake Mommaerts 102 (58-44), seventh.

Will Maier finished with a 120 (63-57).

In the boys' junior varsity division, Howard had the top three golfers in the nine-hole event: Sifore 50 (first), Feldhaus 51 (second), Jacobson 54 (third) and Elijah Ekanger 67 (fifth).

In the girls' junior varsity division, Abby Johnson was first with a 56. Following her were Katelyn Feldhaus 57 (second); and Josie Hodges 58 (fourth). Autumn Glanzer carded a 69.

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