With the season’s major tournaments in sight, Tekamah-Herman’s golf team has been getting a lot of what they need the most: course time. Tiger golfers took part in three events over two days last week.
At the Logan View Invitational, played May 1 at Hooper’s Elkhorn Valley Golf Club, freshman Brock Rogers carded an 82, good for 10th place, while helping his team place sixth in the 12-team event.
The Tigers combined for a 373. In addition to Rogers, Cody Elliott and Jed Hoover each shot 93, Eldridge Jensen came in at 105 while Braden Ball finished at 113.
West Point-Bemer/Scribner-Snyder’s Teague Stewart carded an even par 72 to claim individual medalist honors.
Bishop Neumann took the team title with a 315. The host school nosed out Stewart’s Cadets, 342-344, for second place.
Playing Thursday at the Wayne Invitational, the Tigers slipped to a 384 on the Wayne Country Club course, finishing 10th among 12 schools.
Elliott’s 89, the 18th best score on the day, was low for Tekamah-Herman. Rogers carded a 92, Wyatt Deemer finished at 98. Jensen carded a 105 while Ball posted a 123.
Oakland-Craig’s Ian Lundquist fired a 71 to claim individual honors and led the Knights to the team title. As a group, O-C shot 336, two better than Wayne.
Back at home, Tekamah-Herman’s junior high squad hosted a triangular with Logan View and BRLD. Logan View 1 won the day with a 196, Logan View 2 was second at 226, the Tigers were third at 232.
Logan View’s Mason Cone and Alex Miller tied for medalist honors. Each shot a 42.
Hoover’s 48 was low for the home team. Reese Hansen added a 58, Brooklyn Brenneis shot 59. Other Tiger scores included Nolan Heim, 67; Cole Gordon, 76; and Addisen Regalado, 81.
The Oakland-Craig Invitational was slated to be played May 4 at Oakland Golf Club. After that, Tekamah-Herman was scheduled to head to Norfolk Monday, May 6, when Clarkson/Leigh hosts the East Husker Conference tournament at Fair Play Golf Course.
Tekamah-Herman hosts the Northridge Tiger Invitational on Thursday, May 9.
The regular season concludes May 13 at the Class C District 2 meet hosted by Oakland-Craig at Indian Trails Golf Club near Beemer. The low 10 individuals and three teams qualify for the Class C state tourney, set for May 21 and 22 at Meadowlark Hills in Kearney.