Tigers fall into third in overall standings
By Paul Lecker
WISCONSIN RAPIDS — Zach Shortess tied for seventh place after shooting an 83, and the Marshfield boys golf team tied for fourth overall at the second leg of the Wisconsin Valley Conference Tournament on Tuesday at the Ridges Golf Course.
Stevens Point finished first in the team standings for the second-straight time in the seven-part tournament with a score of 345, 17 shots better than Wausau West. Marshfield and D.C. Everest tied for fourth with a score of 352.
Jordan Schlinsog shot a 88, Brandon Nikolai had a 90, Grant Michaelis had a 91, and Derek Michalski shot 92 for the Tigers.
Derek Tomczik of D.C. Everest shot a 77 to take meet medalist honors. Matt Tuman of Wausau East and Jake Hofmeister of Stevens Point shot 79s to tie for second.
The tournament continues with the third leg on Friday at Pine Valley Golf Course in Marathon. Wausau East is the host school.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Wisconsin Valley Conference Boys Golf Meet No. 2
May 5, at The Ridges Golf Course, Wisconsin Rapids
Team scores: 1. Stevens Point 325; 2. Wausau West 342; 3. Wausau East 346; 4. D.C. Everest and Marshfield 352; 6. Merrill 372; 7. Wisconsin Rapids 389.
Top 10 individuals and Marshfield finishers: 1. Derek Tomcik (DC) 77; 2. Matt Tuman (WE) and Jake Hofmeister (SP) 79; 4. Sam Hauser (SP), Andy Leiser (WR) and Taylor Thomas (SP) 81; 7. Josh Yang (WW), Ben Langlois (WW) and Zach Shortess (MAR) 83; 10. Cristian McDonald (SP) and Max Bancker (SP) 84; 15 (tie). Jordan Schlinsog (MAR) 88; 19 (tie). Brandon Nikolai (MAR) 90; 21 (tie). Grant Michaelis (MAR) 91; 25. Derek Michalski (MAR) 92.
Overall standings through Meet No. 2
Team standings: 1. Stevens Point 14; 2. Wausau East 10; 3. Marshfield 9.5; 4. Wausau West 9; 5. D.C. Everest 7.5; 6. Wisconsin Rapids and Merrill 3.
Top 10 individuals and Marshfield golfers: 1. Derek Tomcizk (DC) 29; 2. Cristian McDonald (SP) and Josh Yang (WW) 20.5; 4. Matt Tuman (WE) 20; 5. Taylor Thomas (SP) 19.5; 6. Zach Shortess (MAR) 18.5; 7. Andy Leiser (WR) 17.5; 8. Max Bancker (SP) 16; 9. Jake Wolfgram (WE) and Jake Hofmeiser (SP) 13.5; 12. Derek Michalski (MAR) 8.5; 14. Jordan Schlinsog (MAR) 5.5; 15. Brandon Nikolai (MAR) 4.5.