February 28, 2024

Scott City golf takes Colby regional title

Colby, Kan. (westernkansasnews.com)–It’s been a special year for the Scott City golf program. Coming off their first-ever GWAC crown on Thursday, they would double that effort with a regional title Monday at the Class 3A regional meet at Meadow Lake Golf Course in Colby. It’s the first time in recent history that the Beavers have qualified for state as a team. 

Scott City would turn in a score of 347, four shots better than runner-up Colby at 351. Lakin was third with a score of 370.

Jackson Rumford from Scott City would take the regional title, shooting a three-over, 75, while Colby’s Hunter Vaughn was second with a 79. Lakin’s Kevin Tanner was third with a round of 80, and Kale Wheeler from Scott City was fourth with a round of 83.

The Class 3A State meet will be Monday & Tuesday, May 23-24, in Salina at the Salina Municipal Golf Course.

Team Scores
Scott City 347; Colby 351; Lakin 370; Phillipsburg 395; Norton 425; Goodland 428; Hugoton 435; Holcomb 461

Top 10 Individuals
1. Jackson Rumford, Scott City, 75; 2. Hunter Vaughn, Colby, 79; 3. Kevin Tanner, Lakin, 80; 4. Kale Wheeler, Scott City, 83; 5t. Isaac Smith & Eli Koerperich, Colby, 88; 7. Tyler Davis, Phillipsburg, 90; 8. Maddux Beltran, Lakin, 91; 9. Eli Jones, Norton, 93; 10t. Barrett Slosser, Goodland & Dylan Metzger, Scott City, 95

Other Area Results
Holcomb: 31t. Bryce Teeter, 111; 40. Jaxton Gallegos, 116; 41t. Bryce Maddox, 117; 41t. Jacob Novack, 117; 43t. Cross Palacios, 118; 46t. Dalton Foreman, 125
Hugoton: 24t. Storm Heger, 106; 24t. Ayden Harper, 106; 31t. Tab Robbins, 111; 34. Zachary Willis, 112; 37t. Daycen Austin, 115
Lakin: 14t. Connor Hudson, 96; 20t. Chris Chavez, 103; 29. Servando Gonzalez, 108; 43t. Kyle Hartman, 118
Scott City: 12t. Jaden Lewis, 95; 27t. Matteo Bianco, 107; 36. Conner Armendariz, 114
Southwestern Heights: 12t. Kaleb Scripsick, 95; 37t. Trevin Conley, 115; 48. Braden Doerksen, 126