STATE HIGH SCHOOL GOLF TOURNAMENTS: Coeur d’Alene boys third, girls fifth after day one


NAMPA – Despite all the experience, there can always be nerves.

The Coeur d’Alene boys fired 307 shots Monday and sit in third place after Day 1 of the 5A State Golf Tournament at RedHawk Golf Course.

The Vikings are three strokes behind defending state champion Eagle heading into today’s final round. Boise, who scored two even-par 71s and a 72, shot 291 and leads by 13 shots.

“I’m impressed with how we did it. We’ve really bounced back,” said Coeur d’Alene boys coach Chase Bennett. “We had higher scores on the turn. Everyone improved their scores on the back, which says a lot about their toughness. We played the front nine first and the back is a lot harder, and we played it a lot better.

Coeur d’Alene senior Cole Jaworski shot 74 and is tied for fifth after day one. Vikings senior Parker Freeman shot 76 and is tied for 10th. Freeman finished seventh, Jaworski ninth last year at the state, when it was held at Avondale Golf Club in Hayden Lake.

Four of the five Vikings this year were part of last year’s team that finished third.

“Boise was on fire — they had a couple kids doing back-to-back eagles,” Bennett said. “But they are definitely catchable.”

Will Strong and Reid Piron of Boise each shot 71 and are tied for first on what Bennett called a links-style course.

“We’ve left ourselves in a place where we’re going to have to play really, really well” to challenge for a state title, Bennett said. “Most of the shots we left there were around the green. I think we can shave a few strokes tomorrow.

The Coeur d’Alene girls shot 353 and are in fifth place, two shots behind Mountain View. The top four teams take home trophies. The Vikings finished fourth last year at State.

Defending champion Rocky Mountain shot 308 and leads by 26 shots over Boise.

Peyton Blood shot 87 to lead Coeur d’Alene on Monday.

“The girls had a great first day,” said first-year Viking Girls coach Jeff Lake. “We overcame some nerves and nervousness on the front nine and posted quality scores on the back nine with four of our girls shooting in the 80s. The girls are confident, playing well and having fun.

Rocky Mountain’s Lauren Parish, who finished fifth last year at State, shot a 3-under 68 and leads by one shot over Borah’s Maddie Montoya, who finished third last year. Brooke Patterson of Eagle, second last year, is third after shooting 71.


At RedHawk Golf Course, Nampa

By 71


TEAM SCORES – 1, Boise 291. 2, Eagle 304. 3, Coeur d’Alene 307. 4, Madison 312. 5, Timberline 319. 6, Lewiston 328. 7. Highland 329. 8, Capital 336.

TOP INDIVIDUALS – 1 (tie), Will Strong, Boise; and Reid Piron, Boise, 71. 3 (tie), Ashton McArthur, Madison; and Braden Anderson, Boise, 72. 5 (tie), Blake Helms, Eagle; Cole Jaworski, Coeur d’Alene; Beau Sahr, Eagle; Mason Dorman, Madison; and Zach Shipp, Eagle, 74. 10 (tie), Mason Day, Highland; Mac Webster, Timberline; and Parker Freeman, Coeur d’Alene, 76.

COEUR d’ALENE — Cole Jaworski 74, Parker Freeman 76, Grant Potter 78, Luke West 79, Trey Nipp 83.

LEWISTON – Jack Seibly 78, Carson King 78, Noah Acord 84, Christian Lybyer 88, Christian Reed 96.


TEAM SCORES – 1, Rocky Mountain 308.2, Boise 334.3, Eagle 343.4, Mountain View 351.5, Coeur d’Alene 353.6, Lewiston 370.7, Thunder Ridge 387.8, Highland 392 .

BEST INDIVIDUALS – 1, Lauren Parish, Rocky Mountain, 68. 2, Maddie Montoya, Borah, 69. 3, Brooke Patterson, Eagle, 71. 4, Kelly Goulet, Boise, 73. 5, Emry Gibbs, Rocky Mountain, 74. 6, Mollie Seibly, Lewiston, 78. 7, Josey Parish, Rocky Mountain, 79. 8, Ella Arnzen, Timberline, 81. 9, Natalie Stacey, Boise, 83. 10, Kate Stacey, Boise, 84.

COEUR d’ALENE — Peyton Blood 87, Taylor Potter 88, Brianna Priest 89, Paige Crabb 89, Cassandra Lee 95.

LEWISTON — Mollie Seibly 78, Abbigail Tellez 88, Julia Brume 102, Avery Martin 102, Lexi Casey 113.


MERIDIAN — The Sandpoint Girls, who won their first state title last year, fired 416 shots Monday and are 32 shots behind the fourth-place team at Lakeview Golf Club.

Minico, fifth last year, fired 346 shots and leads Bishop Kelly by seven shots.

Bishop Kelly’s boys, third last year, shot 324 and lead by seven shots over last year’s runner-up Middleton. Defending champion Twin Falls is fourth after a 335.

Brady Hanna, Lakeland’s only qualifier, shot 89.

Bryden Brown of Moscow shot 5 of 77 and is tied for fifth.


At Lakeview Golf Club, Meridian

By 72


TEAM SCORES – 1, Bishop Kelly 324.2, Middleton 331.3, Shelley 334.4, Twin Falls 335.5, Moscow 349.6, Preston 351.7, Canyon Ridge 356.8, Skyline 358.9, Columbia 359 10, Jerome 380.

TOP INDIVIDUALS – 1 (tie), Bobby Kincaid, Nampa; and Cade Dean, Middleton, 73. 3 (tie), Curtis Seidel, Middleton; and Bryson Forest, Columbia, 76.5 (tie), Bryden Brown, Moscow; Parker Edwards, Wood River; and Nicolas Bischoff-Jones, Bishop Kelly, 77. 8 (tie), Dallas Jackson, Bishop Kelly; and Derek Lekkerkerk, Twin Falls, 78. 10 (tie), Nate Nelson, Shelley; and Brock Parsons, Canyon Ridge, 79.

MOSCOW – Bryden Brown 77, Ben Mack 87, Luke Zimmer 92, Parker Beebe 93, Cam Roeder 105.

LAKELAND – Brady Hanna 89.

SANDPOINT — Joey Aexel 94.


TEAM SCORES – 1, Minico 346.2, Bishop Kelly 353.3, Twin Falls 360.4, Century 384.5, Sandpoint 416.6, Hillcrest 421.7, Middleton 424.8, Skyline 431.

BEST INDIVIDUALS – 1, Dallis Shockey, Minico, 77. 2, Margaret Smock, Bishop Kelly, 79. 3 (tie), Lauren Aasand, Century; and Ava Schroeder, Twin Falls 83.5, Ava Young, Minico, 84.6, Sofia Lippiello, Century, 85.7 (tie), Hailee Cole, Skyline; Claire Hall, Vallivue; and Allison Shockey, Minico, 86. 10, Jessi Moodie, Bishop Kelly 87.

SANDPOINT – Alexa Tuinstra 90, Taylor Mire 98, Audrey Sheffler 111, Claire Loutzenhizer 117, Reagan Samuels 118.


WILDER — Defending boys’ champion Kellogg shot 326, one shot behind Kimberly, on day one at River Bend Golf Course. Priest River is tied for third with a 343.

Kellogg’s Archie Rauenhorst shot a 2 of 74 and is in fourth place. Priest River’s Luke Butler shot 82 and is eighth.

The Bonners Ferry girls, the defending champions, shot 359 and are second, 10 shots behind Kimberly.

Bonners Ferry’s Braylyn Bayer, who was second last year, shot 78 and is second, two shots behind the leader.


At River Bend Golf Course, Wilder

By 72


TEAM SCORES – 1, Kimberly 325.2, Kellogg 326.3 (tie), Homedale, Priest River 343.5, McCall-Donnelly 344.6, Filer 358.7, Sugar-Salem 359.8, American Falls 367 .

BEST INDIVIDUALS – 1 (tie), Toby Heider, Kimberly; Carter Williams, Weiser; and Jameson Harper, Kimberly, 71.4, Archie Rauenhorst, Kellogg, 74.5 (tie), Kyler Kelly, Buhl; Hudson Reinke, Filer; and Thomas Knudson, McCall-Donnelly, 80.8, Luke Butler, Priest River, 82.9 (tie), Treyson Katseanes, Snake River; Griffey Doerschel, Kellogg; McCoy Swallow, Homedale; Tanner Groves, Kellogg and Bowen Fegert, Priest River, 83.

KELLOGG—Archie Rauenhorst 74, Griffey Doerschel 83, Tanner Groves 83, Brodie Robinson 86, Blake Coburn 97.

PRIEST RIVER – Luke Butler 82, Bowen Fegert 83, Kameron Salesky 88, Hayden Stockton 90, Jace Yount 94.


TEAM SCORES – 1, Kimberly 349.2, Bonners Ferry 359.3, Kellogg 426.4, McCall-Donnelly 432.5, Filer 448.6 (tie), Snake River, Teton 450.8, Fruitland 465.

TOP INDIVIDUALS – 1, Tea Uranga, Homedale, 76. 2, Braylyn Bayer 78. 3 (tie), Reese Garey, Kimberly; & Ellie Stastny, Kimberly, 81.5, Avery Bayer, Bonners Ferry, 83.6, Whitney Ward, Kimberly, 89.7, Cali Iacolucci, Bonners Ferry, 91.8, Gwen Parker, Homedale, 97.9, Marissa McCallum , Kimberly, 98. 10, Gracie Miller, Kellogg, 99.

BONNERS FERRY – Braylyn Bayer 78, Avery Bayer 83, Cali Iacolucci 91, Mia Blackmore 107, Holly Alexander 124.

KELLOGG—Gracie Miller 99, Elliott Hei 107, Jezzy Hall 108, Alyssa Milliron 112, Izzy Groves 112.


STAR — The Genesis Prep boys have fired 362 shots and sit in fifth place, eight shots behind fourth-placed Nampa Christian after day one at the River Birch Golf Course.

CJ Elliott led Genesis Prep with an 82.

St. Maries shot 368 and is seventh. Cole Valley Christian shot 316 and leads by 19 shots.

St. Maries’ Seth Swallows and Clark Fork’s Cole Reuter each shot 80 and are tied at three for ninth.

Challis’ Kelli Ann Strand shot an 8-under 64 and leads the girls’ tournament by 11 shots.

Cole Valley Christian shot 351 and leads by 33 shots. St. Maries shot 475 and is sixth going into the final round.


At River Birch Golf Course

By 72


TEAM SCORES – 1, Cole Valley Christian 316.2, Community School 335.3, Declo 338.4, Nampa Christian 354.5, Genesis Prep 362.6, Bear Lake 364.7, St. Maries 368.8, Grace 370 9, Lapwai 381.10, West Side 392.11, Ririe 411.12, Salmon 434.

BEST INDIVIDUALS – 1, Jaden Walter, Cole Valley Christian, 72.2, Gavin Rodeghiero, North Star Charter, 73.3, JT Slivinski, Bear Lake, 74.4 (tie), Parker Wallace, Cole Valley Christian; and Jett Shaw, Dietrich, 75.6, Jaxon Smyer, Declo, 76.7, Caden Yett, Nampa Christian, 78.8, Luke Birkinbine, Compass Carter, 79.9 (tie), Seth Swallows, St. Maries; David Chacon, Ambroise; and Cole Reuter, Clark Fork, 80.

GENESIS PREP – CJ Elliott 82, Gave Missamore 88, Carson Rubert 96, Caleb Schroeder 96, Isaiah Bateman 107.

ST. MARIES – Seth Swallows 80, Greyson Sands 92, Corbin Scheer 96, Lance Hamblin 100, Landon Warren 116.

CLARK FORK—Cole Reuter 80.

LAKESIDE – Beau Jones 83, Tucker Sanchez 95.


TEAM SCORES – 1, Cole Valley Christian 351.2, Grace 384.3, Ririe 413.4, Lighthouse Christian 432.5, Challis 439.6, St. Maries 475.7, Valley 482.8, Soda Springs 492 9, Bear Lake 494.

BEST INDIVIDUALS — 1, Kelli Ann Strand, Challis 64. 2, Chloe Singpraseuth, Cole Valley Christian, 75. 3, Grace Singpraseuth, Cole Valley Christian, 76. 4, Katrina Von Behren, Ambrose, 80. 5, Ashley Von Behren, Ambrose, 81.6, Amber Mansfield, Grace, 88.7, Addison Slivinski, Bear Lake, 90.8, Taya Christensen, Ririe, 91.9, Caroline Caven, Cole Valley Christian, 92.10, Britton Lloyd, Grace, 94.

ST. MARIES – Sami Sindt 106, Emmah Spooner 120, Keianna Olson 122, Hope Aasgard 127, Jaelyn Barden 139.

WALLACE—Kendra Korasick 109.

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