Marshfield boys golf fifth at Merrill Invitational
Hanson and Baur team to finish fifth in best-ball competition for Tigers
By Paul Lecker
MERRILL — The Marshfield boys golf team finished fifth out of 10 teams at the Merrill Bluejay Invitational on Saturday at Merrill Golf Course.
Lakeland won the meet with a 330, just one shot ahead of Wausau East. Merrill was third with a 335, Rhinelander fourth with a 336, and Marshfield was fifth with a 342, one shot ahead of Wausau West.
Merrill freshman Russell Detterming of Merrill was meet medalist with a 6-under-par 66, which included a hole-in-one on the par-3 13th hole.
Derek Michalski shot an 80, Brendan Schneider had an 83, Joe Kirschnik shot an 88, and Grant Michaelis had a 91 for the Tigers Team 1 score.
Marshfield’s Team 2 had a 344 with Zach Hanson shooting an 85, Nate Boson and Reed Miller firing 86s, and Ben Baur adding an 87.
The meet also featured a two-man best ball tournament, which was won by Dettmering and Hunter Wallace of Merrill with a 9-under 63. Hanson and Baur teamed for a 74 to finish fifth.
Marshfield hosts the sixth leg of the Wisconsin Valley Conference Tournament on Tuesday at RiverEdge Golf Course.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Merrill Bluejay Boys Golf Invitational
May 13, at Merrill Golf Course
Team scores: 1. Lakeland 330; 2. Wausau East 331; 3. Merrill 335; 4. Rhinelander 336; 5. Marshfield 342; 6. Wausau West 343; 7. D.C. Everest 351; 8. Antigo 365; 9. Wisconsin Rapids 397; 10. Northland Pines 402.
Top 5 individuals: 1. Russell Dettmering (MER) 66 (included hole-in-one on par 3 13th hole); 2. Matt Tuman (WE) 71; 3. Josh Yang (WW) 74; 4. Kyle Bengston (LAK) 76; 5. Hunter Wallace (MER) 76.
Marshfield Team 1 scores (342): Derek Michalski 80; Brendan Schneider 83; Joe Kirschinik 88; Grant Michaelis 91.
Marshfield Team 2 scores (344): Zach Hanson 85, Nate Boson 86, Reed Miller 86, Ben Baur 87.
Two-man Best Ball Results: 1. Russell Dettmering-Hunter Wallace (MER) 63; 2. Matt Tuman-Mike Lapree (WE) 66; 3. Kyle Bengston-Adam Lazaroff (LA) 71; 4. Josh Yang-Ben Langlois (WW) 73; 5. Zach Hanson-Ben Baur (MAR) 74.