The Thayer Central golf team started its series of tournaments on a win May 6 after claiming the Southern Nebraska Conference title. The meet, hosted by Fillmore Central and played at Geneva, showed a field of seven teams; individuals from nine schools participated.
Thayer Central’s four golfers finished the 18-hole course with a combined 340 beating out David City (344) and Milford (363).
Titan Jay Cottam finished his day in third place after turning in a score of 79. Sutton’s Daniel VanKirk and Milford’s Zach Morley finished with 78 for the first two spots.
Trent Tietjen finished fifth with a score of 84 while Caleb Krupicka finished eighth with 87 and Ben Baden was 12th with a score of 90.
Rounding out the Titan’s competition was Thomas Feulner with a score of 104. Team placement is determined by a combination of the four lowest scores on each team.
On Wednesday, May 8, the Titans hosted their own meet at the Hebron Country Club where they walked away with the trophy after scoring 324. Fillmore Central finished second with 339 followed by Sutton 351, Deshler 359, Friend 365, Sandy Creek 376, Beatrice JV’s 381, Fairbury 395, Lawrence-Nelson 396, Superior 423, Heartland 426, Southern 432, and Blue Hill 451.
Jay Cottam claimed first place in a field of 64 after golfing 77 on the day and Trent Tietjen finished second with 79. Rounding out the Titan’s team score were Caleb Krupicka who finished fifth with a score of 82 and Ben Baden who finished 12th with a score of 86. Thomas Feulner turned in a 101 on the day.
The Titans head to Beemer on Tuesday, May 14, to compete in the Guardian Angels Central Catholic hosted D-1 district tournament at Indian Trails Country Club.