Noble Leads Laramie at 4A State Golf Championships
One Laramie High School golfer finished among the top ten, as both teams were in the pack at the 2017 4A Wyoming State Golf Championships in Evanston.
Junior Tate Noble led the way, as he tied for fifth place with a two-day total of 155 (+10). He shot 78 Monday and followed that with a 77 on Tuesday. Noble earned All-State honors for his finish among the top 10.
As a team, the Laramie Plainsmen finished in seventh place after a two-day total of 709 (+129). LHS was 10 strokes back of Evanston for sixth place. Kelly Walsh won the boys team title in a playoff over Cheyenne East. Blake Danni of East was the individual medalist after a 143 total over the two rounds.
Senior Colby Clay tied for 16th (168). Senior Henry Yost placed in a tie for 35th (185). Kalob Mikesell tied for 45th, and Tyler Dahl was 49th.
The Lady Plainsmen came in eighth place at 682 (+250). They were 10 shots behind Rock Springs for seventh. KW also won the girls team title by a whopping 55 strokes over runner-up Natrona County. Jacelyn Olson of Kelly Walsh took the ladies individual medalist honor at 164 (+20).
Laramie’s girls were led by junior Kenzie Yeend, who placed 14th at 207 (+63). Maddie Winder finished in 27th place, while Emily Cattle took 32nd.
The 4A State Golf Championships were held this past Monday and Tuesday at Purple Sage Golf Course in Evanston. State was postponed from last Friday and Saturday due to weather.