Johnson County Central Golf Team Advances to State Tournament

Johnson County Central Golf Team Advances to State Tournament
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LINCOLN, Neb. – The Johnson County Central girls golf team and two other local individuals have advanced to next week’s state tournament after competing the the Class C1 District Golf Tournament at Hidden Valley Golf Course in Lincoln Tuesday.

The Thunderbirds finished third as a team by shooting a 444. They were led by junior Erika Cruz, who shot a 96 to finish fifth. Senior Charla Eggleston shot a 103 and ended seventh.

Lincoln Christian claimed the team title with a 391 and Lincoln Lutheran shot a team total of 401 to earn district runner-up. Lincoln Christian sophomore Taylor Von Ostrand claimed the individual district title with an 84.

Humboldt-Table Rock-Steinauer senior Amber Blank will also compete at the Nebraska School Activities Association Girls Golf State Championships Oct. 9-10 at Lake Maloney Golf Course in North Platte. The Titans lone state qualifier shot a 95 to finish fourth.

Palmyra senior Mikayla Roeder finished eighth with a 105. She also qualifies for the Class C State Meet.

Individual Qualifiers:

1. Taylor Van Ostrand (10), Lincoln Christian, 84

2. Logan Eschliman (11), Lincoln Lutheran, 92

3. Sophia Fahleson (11), Lincoln Lutheran, 94

4. Amber Blank (12), Humboldt-Table Rock-Steinauer, 95

5. Erika Cruz (11), Johnson County Central, 96

6. Chloe Dworak (12), Lincoln Christian, 96

7. Charla Eggleston (12), Johnson County Central, 103

8. Mikayla Roeder (12), Palmyra, 105

9. Grace Fahleson (9), Lincoln Lutheran, 105

10. Sara Morden (10), Lincoln Christian, 105


Qualifying Teams:

Lincoln Christian, 391

Coach: Lisa Van Ostrand

Taylor Van Ostrand (10), 84
Chloe Dworak (12), 96
Sara Morden (10), 105
Caitlyn Anderson (11), 106
Emma McEwen (11), 122


Lincoln Lutheran, 401

Coach: Mark Clanton

Logan Eschliman (11), 92
Sophia Fahleson (11), 94
Grace Fahleson (9), 105
Natalie Barrett (10), 110
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Johnson County Central, 444

Coach: Ben Swanson

Erika Cruz (11), 96
Charla Eggleston (12), 103
Taylor Gerdes (12), 107
Kylie Kleespies (9), 138
Trinity Mahoney (12), 140


Individual Qualifiers:

Humboldt-Table Rock-Steinauer

Coach: Matt Helms

Amber Blank (12), 95



Coach: Aaron Hoeft

Mikayla Roeder (12), 105


Final Team Scores:

Lincoln Christian, 391

Lincoln Lutheran, 401

Johnson County Central, 444

Fairbury, 467

Tri County, 491

Syracuse, 495

Palmyra, NTS

Humboldt-Table Rock-Steinauer, NTS

Exeter-Milligan, NTS

Elmwood-Murdock, NTS

Auburn, NTS

Heartland, NTS

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