The Hot Springs Bison golfers have had a busy two weeks, competing in four meets.
The results from the “weather shortened to 9 holes” Douglas Invite held on the Prairie Ridge Golf Course in Douglas on April 24.
Schools entered: Douglas, Hot Springs, Custer, Belle Fourche, Lead/Deadwood, Red Cloud, ST.Thomas More, Sturgis and Spearfish.
STM took the team title with a 4 person 9 hole score of 191, 2nd-HS-200, 3rd-L/D, 201,4th-Belle-201 and 5th-Spearfish-214.
STM’s Alex Kandolin won the medalist honors with a score card playoff over Belle’s Jade Burr, both shooting a 9 hole score of 40, 3rd-Chelsea Powles-Sturgis-41, 4th-Peyton Sierra-Red Cloud-47, 5th-Kassidy Adams-Custer-48 and 6th-Jessi Schroeder-HS.
Hot Springs was led by Jessi Schroeder-49, Malory Olstad-50, Aryona Watts-50, Sydney Olstad-51, Madilyn Palo-58 and Adrianna Krush-59.
Saint Thomase-More Meet
This meet on April 26 was to be a four team event but two teams backed out, therefore it became a dual between St. Thomas More and Hot Springs.
Team scores were not kept so all I have is the individual scores for Hot Springs.
Alex Kandolin was the meet medalist with a 18 hole score of 75.
Hot Springs was led by Malory Oster-93, Madilyn Palo-95, Jessi Schroeder-99, Aryona Watts-101, Adrianna Krush-106, Sydney Olstad withdrew because of sickness.
Ava Krush scored 70 for the JV division.
The Spearfish meet was held on May 1.
Schools entered: Spearfish, Sturgis, Douglas, Rapid City Central, Rapid City Stevens, Belle Fourche, Custer, Hot Springs, Red Cloud, Lead/Deadwood and ST.Thomas More.
Hot Springs took the team title with a 4 person 18 hole score of 375, 2nd-ST.Thomas More-395 and 3rd-Belle Fourche-400.
The meet medalist honors went to STM’s Alex Kandolin with a 18 hole score of 76,2nd-Douglas’s Molly Schwartz-80, 3rd-Belle’s Payson Birkeland-85, 4th Belle’s Jade Burr-86 and 5th Rapid City Steven’s Emmy Sundby-88.
Hot Springs was led by Sydney Olstad-91(7th), Malory Olstad-94(9th), Aryona Watts-94(10th), Jessi Schroeder-96(lost in a score card playoff), Madilyn Palo-103 and Adrianna Krush-113.
Hot Springs Meet
Hot Springs Golf Meet held at the Southern Hills Golf Course on May 3.
Schools entered: Hot Springs, Red Cloud, Belle Fourche, Custer, ST. Thomas More, Spearfish, Sturgis and Douglas.
Hot Springs took the team honors with a 4 person 18 hole score of 356, 2nd-Belle Fourche-373, 3rd-Spearfish-415.
The meet medalist title went to STM’s Alex Kandolin with a 18 hole score of 76, 2nd-Belle’s Payson Birkeland-78, 3rd-HS’s Aryona Watts-79, 4th-Douglas’s Molly Schwartz-80 and 5th-Sturgis’s Chelsea Powles-85.
Hot Springs was led by Aryona Watts-79, Malory Olstad-86(7th), Madilyn Palo-94(11th), Sydney Olstad-97(14th), Jessi Schroeder-98(15th), Adrianna Krush-107(21st and Ava Krush144(30th).
Hot Springs JV was led by Allyson Kattke-62(1st Place), Abby Kerr-73, Ciara Stewart-76, Lyndsay Reetz-76, Jordyn Conlon-77 and Lynnea LeBar-78.
Hot Springs plays this week in the Sturgis Invite on May 8 at the Boulder Canyon Golf Course starting at 3pm, then they play in the Black Hills Conference Championship at Douglas on the Prairie Ridge Golf Course on May 10, starting at 9am.