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Panther golfer ties for fifth medalist honors
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Members of the 2021 GBMS volleyball team are front row—Lainey Smith, Jadynce Schroeder, Shatarah Newton, Henley Nairn, Rhett Nairn; second row—Hayley Suchy, Allie Gerhardt, Braelyn Turner, Kaitlyn Dreiling, Camryn Post, Alyvia Batchman, Miya Nachtigal, Kamryn Koelsch, Kya Behr, Meredith Mazouch, MacKenzie Lindberg, Jaselyn Werth, Heidi Jording, Braylee Carper, Kynli Shull; third row—Maddison Gaddis, Sophia Cale, Remmi Burkes, Katelyn Roddey, Ava Kaiser, Lydia Schaub, Alex Mayers, Araceli Aguilera, Zoey Mayberry, Sophia Elsen. back row—Naima Zapita, Gabriella Tomlin, Chalya Prenderegast, Kourtnee Leech, Olivia Boone, Madelynne Siefkes, Kimmy Hofflinger, Katherine Mazouch, Denver Ringo, Tatum Anderson, Alyssa McCulley, Kyra Lewis.

LIBERAL — Great Bend Panther Kirsten Miessler enjoyed a seaosn-best effort as she tied for fifth medalist (48) in Monday’s Redskins Golf Invitational at Willow Tree Golf Course.

Great Bend also counted scores by eighth-place Allyson Kaiser (49), 11th-place Ashlyn Harbaugh (50) and 17th-place Daltrey Kurth (52).

"We enjoyed a beautiful day to play in Liberal and overall, for the nine holes, we were a little better, finishing third," said Great Bend coach Travis McAtee. "It was encouraging to have Kirsten score better. We had two girls earn individual medals.  We’re halfway through our regular season schedule, anxious to see what the second half brings." 

The Panthers (199) finished third behind red-hot Hays High (182) and Dodge City (189) in the All-Western Athletic Conference tournament in perfect weather, 80-degrees with light wind.  

Hays High’s Katie Dinkel (40) earned medalist honors, two strokes ahead of Dodge City’s Ashlyn Armstrong.

Kylee Mohr (51) earned third medalist honors in the junior varsity division.

"We also had three JV girls in the top 10, led by Kylee Mohr’s 51, one shot from the winning score," McAtee said.


Willow Tree G.C. par 36

1—Hays High, 182 (1—Katie Dinkel, 40; 3—Taleia McCrae, 44; 4—Sophia Garrison, 47; 14—Sierra Smith, 51; 14—Abbie Norris, 51; 23—Andrea Lopez, 57

2—Dodge City, 189 (2—Ashlyn Armstrong, 42; 5—Lauren Gleason, 48; 8—Valeria Aguirre, 49; 11—Reanna Bartlett-Konrade, 50; 14—Tiley Fry, 51; 23—Tori Gonzalez, 57

3—Great Bend, 199 (5—Kirsten Miessler, 48; 8—Allyson Kaiser, 49; 11—Ashlyn Harbaugh, 50; 17—Daltrey Kurth, 52; 22—Kendyl Henning, 55; 25—Halle Latham, 59

4—Garden City, 204 (5—Ryan Warren, 48; 11—Jerika Lopez, 50; 17—Emma Ortiz, 52; 20—Allie Sandoval, 54; 20—Rian Linenberger, 54; 27—Hannah Plummer, 61

5—Liberal, 222 (8—Ashlynn Wagensell, 49; 19—Diana Arana, 53; 25—Teja Sieber, 59; 27—Amya Blake, 61; 29—Lesley Carrillo, 63; 30—Maggie McIntyre, 68)

GREAT BEND JV—3—Kylee Mohr,  51; 8—Dakota Baldwin, 57; 8—Cailee Moeder, 57; 15—Paige Lamb, 68; 15—Annah Baldwin, 68;  17—Clarissa Bashor, 69; 18—Maleigha Ribordy, 72