PREP GOLF: Lake City sweeps regional

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LOREN BENOIT/Press Lake City High’s Kyla Currie hits her drive on the 5th hole during Monday’s 5A Region 1 tournament at Coeur d’Alene Golf Club. Currie shot an 81 to earn medalist honors and lead the Timberwolves to the regional title.


COEUR d’ALENE — It was Lake City’s home course, and it was the Timberwolves’ day at the 5A Region 1 boys and girls golf tournaments Monday at the Coeur d’Alene Golf Club.

Cameron Johnson shot a 2-under-par 70 to lead Lake City to the boys title, and Kyla Currie shot an 81 to lead the Timberwolves to their third straight regional title.

“I am just so proud of this group of boys,” Lake City boys golf coach Troy Anderson said. “The way they performed under pressure; especially these (four) seniors — their experience kinda showed today. Coeur d’Alene was the team to beat today, but we’ve been talking about it — this is our time, we’re hosting (regionals) this year. Why can’t we do this?”

“I am super proud of both the girls and the boys,” Lake City girls golf coach Corey Owen said. “This is the first time since 2001 that both the girls and the boys have won the district title. It was a pretty special day to accomplish all of this on our home course. The girls have worked really hard this season so for them to cap the year off with our third district title in a row is pretty great.”

Johnson chipped in from some 15 yards off the green on the par-4 12th hole, starting a run of three straight birdies.

“It totally propelled his round,” Anderson said. “He was a totally different golfer after that. He went from a pretty good round to something special.”

Coeur d’Alene’s boys qualified for state by finishing second, four strokes behind Lake City. Sam Johnson, the No. 5 golfer, tied for fourth for the Vikings with a 76.

“Not surprising,” Coeur d’Alene coach Bryan Duncan said. “You’ve got Lake City playing on their home course, they have probably the three best golfers in the district (Johnson, Ryan Chapman, who shot 77, and Davon Sandford, who shot 76). And their fourth came through and topped us. Our depth did not pay off today. Our kids did not have their ‘A’ game today; I think they pressed a little bit.”

Jacob Glenn of Post Falls also qualified for state, finishing second with a 74.

Lewiston’s girls also qualified for state, as did Martina Hicks of Coeur d’Alene, who tied for third.

State is next Monday and Tuesday at Highland Golf Course in Pocatello.


TEAM SCORES (Top 2 to state) — 1, Lake City 311. 2, Coeur d’Alene 315. 3, Post Falls 329. 4, Lewiston 334.

MEDALIST — Cameron Johnson, Lake City, 70.

INDIVIDUAL STATE QUALIFIERS — 2, Jacob Glenn, Post Falls, 74. 3, Jack Seibly, Lewiston, 75.

LAKE CITY — Cameron Johnson 70, Ryan Chapman 77, Davon Sandford 76, Alex Barrett 88, Grayden Lee 91.

COEUR d’ALENE — Brayden Ogle 79, Jackson Davenport 80, Wyatt Williams 82, Cole Jaworski 80, Sam Johnson 76.

POST FALLS — Jacob Glenn 74, Dominic Mosby 84, Boen Torgerson 85, John Gordon 86, James Gordon 87.

LEWISTON — Blake Ruddell 78, Jack Seibly 75, Tyler Rasmussen-Dewey 87, Tristan Thompson 94, Shad Goeckner 99.


TEAM SCORES (Top 2 to state) — 1, Lake City 357. 2, Lewiston 369. 3, Post Falls 412. 4, Coeur d’Alene 413.

MEDALIST — Kyla Currie, Lake City, 81.

INDIVIDUAL STATE QUALIFIERS — T3, Martina Hicks, Coeur d’Alene 86.

LAKE CITY — Kyla Currie 81, Marisa Hagerty 86, Taryn Cherry 102, Echo Anderson 92, JoJo Dodge 98.

LEWISTON — Megan Light 90, Kaylee Halstead 92, Allison MacMillan 85, Avery Literal 102, Sidney Barden 113.

POST FALLS — Camden Lenox 97, Renee Mosby 99, Maya Zane 106, Catherin Gordon 110, Payton Blair 135.

COEUR d’ALENE — Martina Hicks 86, Holly Hudson 101, Marin Rowley 108, Olivia Dixon 127, PJ Gates 119.


Sandlin leads Lakeland boys to state

POST FALLS — Aden Sandlin, playing at No. 2, shot an 8-over-par 80 to earn medalist honors and lead Lakeland’s boys to their third straight 4A Region 1 title at The Links.

Lakeland shot 342, beating Moscow by 23 strokes. Only the regional champs in 4A advance to state.

Makena Rauch of Moscow earned girls medalist honors, beating Hattie Larsen of Sandpoint on the first hole of a playoff after both shot 81.

Sandpoint won the regional title, its first since 2016.

State is next Monday and Tuesday at Twin Falls Golf Course.


TEAM SCORES (winner to state) — 1, Lakeland 342. 2, Moscow 365. 3, Sandpoint 378.

MEDALIST — Aden Sandlin, Lakeland, 80.

INDIVIDUAL STATE QUALIFIERS (top 3 to state) — 2, Bryden Brown, Moscow, 82.

LAKELAND — Ashton Waddington 83, Aden Sandlin 80, Cody Elmose 97, Sam Schneider 90, Rhonin Edwards 87.

MOSCOW — Bryden Brown 82, Parker Beebe 96, Jake Nielson 96, Taylor Parsons 91, Sam Kess 97.

SANDPOINT — Joel Johnson 89, Davis McDonald 104, Caelan Darling 101, Seth McCuthchan 97, Harley Wilks 94.


TEAM SCORES (winner to state) — 1, Sandpoint 363. 2, Lakeland 402. 3, Moscow no score.

MEDALIST — Makena Rauch, Moscow, 81 (won playoff).

INDIVIDUAL STATE QUALIFIERS (top 3 to state) — 1, Makena Rauch, Moscow, 81.

SANDPOINT — CeCe Deprez 87, Hattie Larsen 81, Camille Neuder 93, Annaby Kanning 102, Aly Lish 116.

LAKELAND — Sydney Suko 94, Makayla Higbee 89, Madison Kelleher 105, Taten Gorton 114, Mia Maddy 156.

MOSCOW — Makena Rauch 81, Mia Berrett 118, Marissa Lewis 115, Lauren Rytter DNF.


St. Maries boys, Lakeside girls claim state berths

BIG CREEK — Kadin Olson paced the Lumberjacks with an 87 as St. Maries edged host Wallace 392-405 for its fifth straight 2A District 1-2 title at Shoshone Golf Course.

Mia Pakootas shot a 97 to earn girls medalist honors, leading Lakeside to its second straight girls title with a 445.

Clark Fork’s Cole Rueter was boys medalist with a three-over 75.

The state 2A tournament is next Monday and Tuesday at River’s Edge Golf Club in Burley.

Genesis Prep’s Jacob Schultz finished second with a 79.

Clark Fork’s Brooke Stevens also qualified individually, finishing second with a 104.

State is next Monday and Tuesday at River’s Edge Golf Club in Burley.


Par 72

MEDALIST — Cole Rueter, Clark Fork, 75.

TEAM SCORES (Top three to state) — 1, St. Maries 392. 2, Wallace 405. 3, Lakeside 416. 4, Genesis Prep 422. 5, Orofino 453. 6, Mullan 503. 7, Clark Fork 525.

INDIVIDUAL STATE QUALIFIERS (top 7) — 2, Jacob Schultz, Genesis Prep, 79. 7, Austin Kelso, Orofino, 100.

ST. MARIES — Kadin Olson 87, Eric Porter 103, Grant Peet 90, Cooper Daniel 120, Corbin Scheer 112.

WALLACE — Josh Allen 89, Logan Hull 105, Hayden Hogamier 99, Thomas Southard 112, Gary Gunderson 137.

LAKESIDE — Emmitt White 104, Kenyon SpottedHorse 105, Talon Twoteeth 104, Tucker Sanchez 103, Jasper Abuan 109.

GENESIS PREP — Jacob Schultz 79, Eli Gonzales 116, Sean Murrin 117, Caleb Schroeder 110, Justin Schultz 134.

MULLAN — Luke Trogden 106, Sam Hess 118, Chandler Holling 137, Devon Riley 142.

CLARK FORK — Cole Rueter 75, Carter SanRoman 138, Jordan Dick 141, Jacob Abbott 171.


Par 72

MEDALIST — Mia Pakootas, Lakeside, 97.

TEAM SCORES (Top two to state) — 1, Lakeside 445. 2, St. Maries 490. 3, Genesis Prep 501. 4, Clark Fork 522. Wallace, Orofino incomplete teams.

INDIVIDUAL STATE QUALIFIERS (top 4) — 2, Brooke Stevens, Clark Fork, 104.

LAKESIDE — Alyssa SiJohn 125, Mia Pakootas 97, Brooklyn Marchand 116, Suzi Pakootas 107, Katannah Marchand 174.

ST. MARIES — Tabitha Boller 117, Macie Rimel 110, Jayden Martin 123, Trista Janssen 140, Hope Aasgaard 147.

GENESIS PREP — Rachel Schroeder 117, Morgan Bae 121, Emily Martinez 132, Brea McLoud 149, Yungi Kim 131.

CLARK FORK — Brooke Stevens 104, Tessa Sutton 114, Allehia Valleire 132, Kia Yanik 172.

WALLACE — Makenna Merrick 135.

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