Juday qualifies for state finalsPublished 6:19pm Thursday, June 7, 2012
Dowagiac’s Jordan Juday, Niles’ John Schrader and Edwardsburg’s Dominic Razzano are headed to the MHSAA Boys Golf Finals June 15-16.
The Chieftains failed to qualify as a team at The Medalist in Olivet Thursday, but Juday finished fourth overall and was one of three additional qualifiers for the finals, which will be held at Michigan State University’s Forest Akers East.
Juday shot 74 to advance. The top three teams, plus the top three individuals not on a qualifying team, advance to the state finals.
Grand Rapids West Catholic won the regional championship with a score of 313, while Lakewood was second with a 320 and Lansing Catholic Central was third with a 325.
The Chieftains finished sixth after shooting 335.
Dowagiac also got an 83 from Paul Lamphere, an 86 from Andrew Wild, a 92 from Christian Hess and a 93 from Jon Robinson.
Brandywine’s Alec DeJonge and Chance Smith shot 82 and 90 respectively, while Buchanan’s Brent Brown and Josh Whitfield shot 83 and 85.
Cassopolis’ Blaise Suseland did not compete in the regional Thursday.
Division 3 Golf Regional
Grand Rapids West Catholic 313, Lakewood 320, Lansing Catholic Central 325
Mitchell Wandell, Delton Kellogg 71; Jordan Juday, Dowagiac 74; Tyler Master, Olivet 76
Jordan Juday 74, Paul Lamphere 83, Andrew Wild 86, Christian Hess 92, Jon Robinson 93
Alec DeJonge 82, Chance Smith 90
Brent Brown 83, Josh Whitfield 85
While the Vikings and the Eddies did not qualify as teams for the state finals, Schrader shot 74 to finish second overall and Razzano 78 to place sixth.
The Division 2 state finals will be held at Ferris State University’s Katke Golf Club.
DeWitt was the Division 2 Regional champion with a score of 312. Haslett was second at 315 and St. Johns third at 323. Edwardsburg missed qualifying as a team by four strokes after shooting 327 to place fourth.
Niles was 10th with a team total of 354.
Division 2 Golf Regional
DeWitt 312, Haslett 315, St. Johns 323
John Schrader, Niles 74; Evan Krohn, Gull Lake 77; Dominic Razzano, Edwardsburg 78
Dominic Razzano 78, Austin Tevlin 81, Evan VanBelle 84, Corey Stoneburner, 84. Josh Kozinski 93
John Schrader 74, Sam Clark 85, Jared Langmeyer 85, Josh Bell 124, Quinn Brawley 110