State Golf Recap


The boys state golf tournaments wrapped up on Tuesday. The area brought home nine team trophies across the five classes.


Ozark brought home a team trophy placing third with a two-day total of 599. That was one stroke better than Rockhurst in fourth place and four strokes better than Christian County rival Nixa, which finished fifth as a team.

Ozark was led by Riley Franklin tied for 11th place with a 144 over two days. Boston Huddleston (25th – 150), Carter Jackson (29th – 151), Kyle Fitzpatrick (70th – 159) and Luke Jenkins (73rd – 160) rounded out the Ozark lineup.

Joplin’s Harry Satterlee was the top finisher individually in Class 5 finishing tied for third place with a two-day total of 140.

Glendale’s Owen Buerke and Nixa’s Noah Naugle (T-11th – 144) was the area’s only other medalists.



Rolla posted a strong two-day total of 621 as a team to place second as a team in Class 4. Carl Junction and West Plains also brought home team trophies placing third and fourth with totals of 646 and 658, respectively. Webb City rounded out the local teams with a seventh place finish.

Champion Poplar Bluff put four golfers in the top nine to shoot 595 as a team for the title.

Jonathan Jordan led Rolla, and the area, with a third place finish at 145. Chayton Jordan also earned a medal for Rolla with a 155 good for 13th place. Chacen Jordan (21st – 159), Nicholas Jones (32nd – 162) and Easton Brown (46th – 168) also competed for Rolla.

Carl Junction got a top 10 finish from Jack Spencer in sixth place with a two-day total of 151. Logan Lowry was in the top 20 at 17th place with a 158 for Carl Junction. The rest of the team featured Tommy Walker (29th – 161), Austin Baker (65th – 173) and Cruz Boren (81st – 183).

Aaron Stevenson was West Plains’ only individual medalist in 15th place with a 157. He was followed by teammates Ashby Wood (40th – 165), Karmi Lopez (43rd – 167) and Samuel Gohn (46th – 168).

Branson had two medalists with Mark Bristow placing sixth with a 151 and Benjamin Presley taking 14th with a 156. Webb City’s Cooper Forth also took sixth place to round out the area’s individual medalists.



Logan-Rogersville fired back-to-back 309’s as a team to place fourth in Class 3. Tyler Davis shot a 76 and a 74 to post a 150 for the two days and take 11th for the Wildcats. Bryce Marshall and Benjamin Roche posted matching 153’s to tie for 21st for Rogersville. Stewart McDonald (50th – 165) and Brady Goodson (64th – 171) rounded out the Rogersville squad.

Monett’s Jaxon Bailey shot a 74 and 77 to secure a 14th-place finish for the area’s only other individual medalist.



Cole Camp sat in fifth place after the first day of the Class 2 competition. The second day looked much different for the Bluebirds, as they shot 21 strokes better as a team and 11 strokes better than any other team to win the team championship with a 677. That bested runner-up Willow Springs by three strokes.

Spencer Godwin was Cole Camp’s top finisher placing sixth overall with a 166. He cut eight strokes from his day one total of 87 down to 79 on day two. Matthew Bright was on fire for Cole Camp on the second day shooting a 78 after posting a 91 on the first day. He placed 11th overall with a 169. Gage Oelrichs also earned an individual medal for Cole Camp using a 170 to place 12th. Tyler Howard rounded out Cole Camp’s scoring in 20th place with a 172.

Willow Springs had two individual medalists in Noah Leslie (5th – 165) and Blayne Altermatt (12th – 170). Their runner-up team also featured Brady Altermatt (18th – 171), Alexander Moritz (29th – 174) and Marc Siniguian (48th – 181).

Strafford also competed in the team competition placing eighth overall with a 739.

Fair Grove’s Atticus Brandes was the area’s only other individual medalist placing 12th with a 170.



Lockwood (third place) and Ash Grove (fourth place) each brought home team trophies from the Class 1 state tournament.

Lockwood was led by the area’s top medalist in the class in Easton Cossins placing fifth with a 158. Kolton Kleeman (18th – 166), Logan Pittsenbarger (54th – 184) and Talan Richter (57th – 186) rounded out the Lockwood lineup.

Ash Grove was led by medalists Brock Long (12th – 162) and Asher Rust (15th – 163). Behind them were Easton Rust (24th – 172) and David Scerbina (83rd – 202) to round out the scoring.

The Hartville duo of John McDaris (8th – 159) and Jace Hughes (12th – 162) both earned medals in the class. College Height’s Christian’s Logan Decker also earned a medal placing 11th with a 161.


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