Saturday, June 23, 2018
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Three golfers medal at SWC

COZAD—High winds and chilly temperatures caused extra strokes at the Southwest Conference golf meet Thursday at the Cozad Country Club.

Winds gusting at 40 mph or higher throughout the day made it difficult to predict where the ball might land, according to Swede coach Jim Henke.

Minden, with four girls finishing in the top 15, earned the team title with a total score of 408.

Valentine was the runner up at 447 with Gothenburg finishing fourth at 458.

Three Swedes earned medals and found a place on the SWC all-conference team.

Sidney Thompson and Elizabeth Graham each shot 112 on the day. Thompson took home the ninth-place medal on a scorecard handicap count-back and Graham got 10th.

Both Thompson and Graham gained SWC second team honors by placing in the top 10.

Jourdan Matthies was one stroke off her personal best, Henke said, carding 115 for 14th place and SWC honorable mention.

Anna Boson finished just outside medal contention in 17th place with an 18-hole score of 119.

The Swedes played in the C-4 district meet at Meadowlark Hills in Kearney on Tuesday. Results were not available before press time.


1. Minden 408; 2. Valentine 447; 3. Ogallala 448; 4. Gothenburg 458; 5. Ainsworth 475; 6. Cozad 509; 7. Broken Bow 575.


1. Claire Kozisek, Ainsworth 91

2. Allie Exstrom, Minden 94

3. Laynee Woodward, Minden 102

4. Alex Bauer, Valentine 104

5. Morgan Kristensen, Minden 105

6. Michelle Renning, Valentine 105

7. Heather Anderson, Minden 107

8. Kayla Kintz, Ogallala 109

9. Sidney Thompson, Gothenburg 112

10. Elizabeth Graham, Gothenburg 112

11. Emily Abbott, Ogallala 112

12. Jacy French, Ogallala 113

13. Jessica Kay, Ogallala 114

14. Jourdan Matthies, Gothenburg 115

15. Kyler Jasnoch, Ogallala 115


Sidney Thompson 54-58—112

Elizabeth Graham 56-56—112

Jourdan Matthies 56-59—115

Anna Boson 59-60—119

Heidi Teahon 58-68—126

Haley Scheidt 67-61—128

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