Michalski leads Tigers with an 80
By Paul Lecker
MARSHFIELD — The Marshfield boys golf team finished third on its home course on Tuesday as it hosted the sixth leg of the Wisconsin Valley Conference Tournament at RiverEdge Golf Course.
The Tigers posted a score of 333, which was 11 shots behind second-place Wausau West. Stevens Point won the meet, its fifth straight in WVC play, with a 315.
Evan Thomas of Stevens Point was meet medalist with a 2-over-par 74, one shot better than Merrill’s Russell Dettmering. Derek Michalski finished in a three-way tie for seventh place with an 80 to lead Marshfield.
Ben Baur tied for 11th with an 82, Zach Hanson was one stroke behind with an 83, Brendan Schneider had an 88, and Joe Kirschnik shot a 94 for Marshfield.
The Tigers remain in third place in the overall standings and will remain there unless D.C. Everest would finish four places ahead of them at the final meet.
The seventh and final leg of the WVC Tournament will be Friday the Ridges Golf Course in Wisconsin Rapids.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Wisconsin Valley Conference Boys Golf Tournament
Meet No. 6, May 16, at RiverEdge Golf Course, Marshfield
Team scores: 1. Stevens Point 315; 2. Wausau West 322; 3. Marshfield 333; 4. D.C. Everest 351; 5. Wisconsin Rapids 362; 6. Wausau East 366; 7. Merrill 388.
Top 10 individuals and Marshfield finishers: 1. Evan Thomas (SP) 74; 2. Russell Dettmering (MER) 75; 3. Matt Tuman (WE) 76; 4. Max Bancker (SP) and Charlie Okray (SP) 78; 6. Ben Langlois (WW) 79; 7. Josh Yang (WW), Derek Michalski (MAR), and Ben Peloquin (DC) 80; 10. Christian Bardarson (WW) 81; 11. (tie) Ben Baur (MAR) 82; 14. Zach Hanson (MAR) 83; 20. (tie) Brendan Schneider (MAR) 88; 27. Joe Kirschnik (MAR) 94.
Overall standings through six of seven WVC meets
Team standings: 1. Stevens Point 41; 2. Wausau West 37; 3. Marshfield 27; 4. D.C. Everest 24; 5. Wausau East 17; 6. Wisconsin Rapids 15; 7. Merrill 7.
Overall individual standings not provided.