The area had two individual state champions with numerous other all-state placers and team trophy winners at the state golf tournaments across the state. Get caught up with all of the area’s top teams and individuals below.
Joplin’s Harry Satterlee missed out on tying for a state championship by just one stroke in Class 5. He shot a two-day total of 143 to finish tied for fourth with Eureka’s Logan Forister. Lebanon’s Ethan Mustard was the only other area individual to finish in the top 25 taking 11th place with a two-day total of 149. He went 71 on Monday and came back at 78 on Tuesday.
Nixa, the area’s lone team qualifier in Class 5, shot 625 as a team to finish sixth.
Rolla’s Jonathan Jordan held onto his lead from Monday’s round to claim the Class 4 individual title. Jordan shot a 69 on Monday to finish tied for first. He came back with a 71 on Tuesday to win the tournament by two strokes. Teammate Chayton Jordan shot a 150 with a consistent 75 and 75 performance to help the Bulldogs finish second as a team with a total of 615. They shot a 305 on Day 2 to trip Pembroke Hill’s advantage from seven to four, but couldn’t quite make up the Day 1 deficit.
Glendale finished fourth in the team race with a 629. The Falcons were led by Hudson Feuerbacher in ninth place with a 149 total. Max Bowman also finished in the top 25 for the Falcons with a two-day total of 151.
Branson’s Mark Bristow and Camdenton’s Gunnar Schuster tied for seventh place with a matching total of 147. Bristow’s teammate was two strokes back of the duo in ninth place. Webb City’s Braxten Cahoon also finished in the top 25 with a total of 152.
Logan-Rogersville had a strong showing in the Class 3 state tournament, placing second as a team with a two-day total of 632. The Wildcats bounced back from a 323 as a team on Monday with a Class 3 second-round best 309 on Tuesday. That was the best round of the second day by four strokes.
The Wildcats put all five of their players in the top 22 with Tyler Davis leading the way in ninth place. He shot a two-day total of 155 bouncing back from an 83 on Day 1 with a Day 2 72. Cole Goff and Benjamin Roche shot a matching 159 to finish tied for 16th. Bryce Marshall was one stroke back of them with a 160. Stewart McDonald shot an 83 and 81 to finish tied for 22nd.
Monett’s Jaxon Bailey led the way individual for the area in Class 3 placing second place with a two-day total of 147 (73-74).
Springfield Catholic claimed third place as a team with a strong second day performance of 335, which was 21 strokes better than Monday’s total. Cole Camp was two strokes back of the Irish in fourth place. Willow Springs rounded out the area’s teams in placing seventh.
Matthew Bright paced Cole Camp and the area with a ninth-place finish with a total of 165. Jack Beykirch was Catholic’s top golfer at 167, which was good for a 13th place finish. John Griesemer (16th – 168) and Drew Stufflebam (20th – 171) also finished in the top 25 for Catholic. Spencer Godwin (22nd place – 172) gave Cole Camp a second top 25 finisher.
Greenwood’s Ethan Newberry (12th – 167), Willow Springs’ Noah Leslie (22nd – 172) and Clever’s Gavin Ogan (25th – 173) also posted top 25 finishes for the area.
Ash Grove’s Asher Rust claimed the Class 1 individual title by three strokes shooting a two-day total of 149. He led the tournament after a first day total of 73. On Tuesday, Rush fired a 76 to hold off a charge from runner-up Luke Jenkins from Sacred Heart who shot a 72 on Tuesday.
The Lockwood duo of Easton Cossins (11th – 165) and Kolton Kleeman (20th – 172) each placed in the top 25 for the Tigers leading them to a fifth-place finish as a team.
McAuley Catholic placed third in the team standings led by Evan Damour in 16th place.
Hartville’s John McDaris shot 166 over the two days to finish 13th.