Moncur wins Region 5B golf title for Miller


HURON — Sophomore Erin Moncur of Miller turned in a low round of 90 to win the girls’ title during the Region 5B Golf Meet, which was held Monday at Broadland Creek Golf Course.
Moncur finished 10 strokes ahead of Lauren Wittler of Sully Buttes to win the championship and a berth in the Class B State Golf Tournament.
Rounding out the top five in the girls’ division were Karen Smith of Potter County, who was third with a 103, Madison Boss of Faulkton Area with a 113 and Autumn Vetter of Selby Area with a 113.
Zoe Tvedt of Highmore-Harrold also earned a spot in the state tournament with a score of 123, which put her ninth in the final standings.
The top 12 in the 26-golfer field earned spots in the state tournament.
Riley Aasby of Highmore-Harrold and Storm Johnsen of Miller finished with scores of 165 to claim spots No. 22 and 23, respectively.
Selby Area won the Region 5B girls’ team title with a score of 371, while Faulkton Area was second at 388. Lyman was third at 410, followed by Ipswich at 483.
Two Miller golfers and one from Highmore-Harrold earned spots in the Class B Boys’ State Tournament with strong finishes on Monday in the Region 5B Meet.
Austin Boomsma used a score of 85 to finish third for the Rustlers, just five strokes off the leader’s pace, while teammate Cory Breland was ninth with a 94. Trevor Ryan of Highmore-Harrold was 11th with a 96 to extend his season.
Cody Peterson of Ipswich was the boys’ medalist with an 80, while Karson Vander Vorst of Herreid was second at 84.
The top 19 boys’ golfers qualified for the state tournament.
Max Ring of Highmore-Harrold was 27th at 110, while teammate Carter LaMont was 35th at 129.
Mike Winsell of Miller carded a 116 to finish 30th, while teamate Glenn Aymar was 34th at 128.

PHOTO BY MIKE CARROLL/PLAINSMAN
Zoe Tvedt of Highmore-Harrold putts on the No. 9 green during the Region 5B Meet on Monday at Broadland Creek


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