PELLA — Newton junior Ethan Walker began the last 18-opening round of the gathering competition in fourth spot however after an amazing next in line finish at Bos Landen Golf Course on Tuesday, Walker revitalized to complete second in the normal season standings.
Walker was joined by partner Lincoln Ergenbright in the best eight in general as the Cardinals completed fifth in the six-group meeting field.
Newton completed its three-round all out with a 1,123 subsequent to terminating a last cycle 382 on Tuesday.
“Today was a tougher course than Saturday, which led to higher scores,” Newton boys golf coach Pat Riley said. “I’m not disappointed in today’s outcome. We were still in the hunt for the top three as all of the schools struggled.”
The Little Hawkeye Conference disappeared from gathering duals this spring and moved to three 18-opening normal season meeting meets.
The three-round complete announces the customary season gathering group champion and individual finishers.
Pella was in third spot after the opening round yet mobilized to win the conference title. The Dutch got done with a three-round score of 1,040 and won the latest 18-opening competition with a 344 on its home course.
Oskaloosa was the first-round pioneer however completed second in the wake of taking third in the last round. The Indians shot a 374 at Bos Landen and had a three-round complete of 1,066.
Grinnell (1,071) completed third, Dallas Center-Grimes (1,083) was fourth and Pella Christian (1,187) took 6th.
Will Simpson of Pella was the medalist in the last round with a 75 and won the general individual title with a three-round score of 221.
Newton’s Walker turned in a 78 to finish his three-round score of 243. He edged Grinnell’s Cole McGriff for second by one stroke. McGriff likewise shot a 78 for his last round however the distinction came in the second round where Walker edged McGriff by one shot.
Walker’s last cycle 78 at the standard 72 course included three birdies and eight standards.
Lincoln Ergenbright tied for seventh by and large in the last standings. He was eleventh at Bos Landen with a 93 and his three-round score was a 266.
“It was pretty cool to have two kids in the top seven overall,” Riley said.
Brody Cazett (310), Kinnick Pritchard (311) and Braydon Chance (335) all played three 18-opening rounds for Newton, while Derek Lanser played the opening round and the last round.
Cazett shot a last cycle 105, while Lanser had a 106, Pritchard checked a 107 and Chance discharged a 114.
“We are getting better, and that’s all I care about,” Riley said. “I believe we will be ready when it counts.”
Oskaloosa’s Carter Parks began the last round in second however shot a 97 on Tuesday to complete fifth. Ayden Gordon was attached with McGriff in fifth to begin the day yet shot a 83 to move into fourth.
Grinnell’s Nathaniel Zug started the day in 10th however checked consecutive to-back 88s to put 6th.