Knights, Quarriers Win State Golf Championships
Tommy Vining of Sioux Falls Lincoln defended his Class AA individual title, winning a one-hole sudden death playoff with the Knights' Chris Gaher. Both finished regulation play at the Brandon Municipal Golf Course tied at 142. First round leader Max Donohue of O'Gorman was third with a 146.
O'Gorman won it's third championship in the last four years with a team score of 594, 13 strokes ahead of Brandon Valley.
Dell Rapids held off Parkston to win the state Class A championship by one stroke at Central Valley in Hartford. The Trojans began the day in fifth place, eight strokes behind the Quarriers but fell short in the end. Dell Rapids finished the tournament with a team score of 662 to Parkston's 663.
Aberdeen Roncalli's Michael Duch won the individual championship with a two round total of 148. Adam Karst of Dell Rapids was second at 151.
The boys Class B state tournament is scheduled for May 19-20, 2014 in Mitchell.
STATE CLASS AA TOURNAMENT at BRANDON
FINAL TEAM STANDINGS
Sioux Falls O'Gorman 594
Brandon Valley 607
Sioux Falls Lincoln 611
Rapid City Stevens 632
Aberdeen Central 635
Sioux Falls Washington 642
Sioux Falls Roosevelt 655
Rapid City Central 665
Tommy Vining, Sioux Falls Lincoln 142
* Won sudden death one-hole playoff
Chris Gaher, Sioux Falls O'Gorman 142
Max Donohue, Sioux Falls O'Gorman 146
Jace Guthmiller, Yankton 146
Tate McVay, Sturgis 147
CLASS AA All-TOURNAMENT TEAM
Tommy Vining, Sioux Falls Lincoln; Chris Gaher, Sioux Falls O'Gorman; Max Donohue, Sioux Falls O'Gorman; Jace Guthmiller, Yankton; Tate McVay, Sturgis; Dayton Schumacher, Sioux Falls Washington; Drew Mahowald, Watertown
STATE CLASS A TOURNAMENT at HARTFORD
FINAL TEAM STANDINGS
Dell Rapids 662
Aberdeen Roncalli 670
West Central 681
Dakota Valley 690
St. Thomas More 697
Sioux Falls Christian 718
Sioux Valley 737
Michael Duch, Aberdeen Roncalli 148
Adam Karst, Dell Rapids 151
Jake Weber, Parkston 155
Dylan From, West Central 159
Tayler Anderson, 160
CLASS A ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM
Michael Duch, Aberdeen Roncalli; Adam Karst, Dell Rapids; Jake Weber, Parkston; Dylan From, West Central; Tayler Anderson, Madison; Tanner Burg, Madison; Jeron Laurenti, St. Thomas More