HURON — Ryan and Reese Jansa of Sioux Falls successfully defended their title during the South Dakota Golf Association’s Adult-Junior Championship, which was held Sunday at Broadland Creek Golf Course.
The father/daughter duo shot an even-par 72 to claim the overall title in the ages 16-18 division by three strokes over Eric and Joe Munson of Tea, who finished with a 75. Jack and Jeff Hilgenberg of Sioux Falls were third with a 76, while Sophie and Tom Jansa of Sioux Falls were fourth with a 77.
Rounding out the top five were Emily and Todd Kolby of Sioux Falls with a 78.
Ryan and Phelan Stahl of Huron were the top local golfers in the division’s 30-team field. They shot an 87 to finish 18th, while Jevin and Brian Goertz were 27th with a 97.
Riley and Jayce Pugh of Miller won the girls’ division for ages 12-13 with an 83. They finished two strokes better than Mikael and Jaycei Zuideman of Brandon to claim the top spot.
Alison and Scott Kennedy of Spearfish were third with a 90, while Kaihlyn and Travis Anderberg of Miller were fourth at 94.
Jackson and Mike Swartz of Rapid City won the boys’ division for ages 14-15 with a 75, while Hayden and Mike Scott of Sioux Falls were second with a 77.
Aaron Heib and Quinn Dannenbring of Mitchell claimed the top spot in the girls’ division for ages 14-15 with an 84. Also finishing with scores of 84 were Jason and Sara Sudenga of Sioux Falls, as well as Maiya and Brad Muller of Beresford.
Riley and Justin Christensen of Sioux Falls used an 85 to win the boys’ division for ages 12-13. Also shooting an 85 to finish second were Zane and Ryan Messick of Rapid City.
Michael and Joseph Baker of St. Lawrence were 12th in the boys’ division for ages 12-13 with a 105.
Jeffry Miller of Katy and Drake Miller of Rapid City combined to win the boys’ division for ages 10-11 with an 80. Matt and Jonah Niederbaumer of Huron were sixth with a 94.
Winning the boys’ division for ages 9-and-under were Greyson Zebroski of Watertown and Aaron Keller of Sioux Falls with an 87.