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KHS, Cashion teams advance to state golf

May 03, 2023 - 00:00
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Kingfisher had to travel to Purcell on Monday with hopes of going even further south next week.

The Jackets’ mission was accomplished.

KHS shot a 36-round total of 635 Monday at Brent Bruehl Memorial Golf Course to finish as the runner-up at the Class 3A regional.

The top-six teams from the regional advance to next week’s state tournament at Lakeview Golf Course in Ardmore.

The Jackets will be among that group. Only Plainview’s 610 bested Kingfisher in the regional.

Also moving on will be Lone Grove (646), Marlow (653), Perry (710) and Comanche (711).

Plainview held a solid 17-stroke lead after the first 18 holes as the Indians carded a 300.

KHS was in second, four strokes ahead of Lone Grove.

The Longhorns turned in a 325 with their second round of the day, but couldn’t keep up with KHS.

Kingfisher stayed steady with a 318 while Plainview scored a 310.

Leading the way for Kingfisher was senior Tristun Burnham, who had rounds of 72 and 74 for a 146 total.

Only Plainview’s Hudson Hobbs, who opened with a 67, was better individually. Hobbs finished at 143.

Myles Harrison finished at 162 for KHS.

He started with an 84, then followed it up with a solid 78.

Blake Hill had rounds of 80 and 83 (163) while Cash Slezickey opened with an 81 and then an 83 (164).

Jax Sternberger finished up with an 88 after starting the day with a 101 (189).

The Jackets will play 36 holes to open state tournament play next Monday. They’ll follow that up with 18 on Tuesday.

Wildcats claim another regional title

Cashion has won yet another regional golf championship.

The Wildcats’ 36-hole total of 665 Monday at Boiling Springs in Woodward was good for a 14-stroke victory over runner-up Turpin.

Thomas was third at 696.

The win moves Cashion into next week’s Class 2A state tournament.

Cashion led from the start as it turned in a 327 through 18 holes, then followed it up with a 338.

Turpin sat two strokes behind Thomas’ 351 after the first round, but had the best score of the tournament with a closing round of 326.

Holten Aaron paced the Wildcats with a 161. He opened with a 75, which was Cashion’s best round of the day. Aaron closed with an 86.

Camden Maroney and Max Brown both had 165s.

Maroney started with an 85 and then completed his day with an 80.

Brown shot 81 and 84. Ashton Moore began the regional with an 86 and ended with an 88 for a 174.

Kam Miller’s 95 and 100 were good for a 195.

The 2A state tournament will be played at Lake Hefner Golf Club. Golfers will play 36 holes Monday and 18 more on Tuesday.