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Great Bend golfers 11th at Class 5A state
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Allison Neeland led Great Bend’s girls in the Class 5A state golf championship with a score of 106 at Dub’s Dread in Kansas City. Neeland highlighted the day with a birdie 2 at the 16th hole.
Great Bend placed 11th (440) with Kaily Griffith (109), Halley Sanders (110), Taylor Hommertzheim (115), Mikalya Bownes (121), Carly Dreiling (142) also competing. The Panthers posted double digit scores on six holes.  
Dub’s Dread featured a undulating course with hard fairways and greens with gusty 30 mph southerly winds making play difficult.
Wichita Kapaun-Mt. Carmel celebrated a threepeat while winning the Class 5A state golf championship at Dub’s Dread in Kansas City, Kan. Crusader Emma Whitaker was the Class 5A state runner-up for the second consecutive year.
Whitaker birdied the 18th hole to force a playoff against Caroline Klemp of Lexexa St. James with 78s. Last year, Whitaker was second to teammate Hannah Perkins.
The Crusaders shot a team score of 368, four strokes better than St. James Academy (372) for the fourth girls title in school history. Kapaun’s Erin Johnston and Vivian Brown each shot 95 to tie for 13th place. Elizabeth Zluticky shot 100.
St. Thomas Aquinas (378) placed third and Bishop Carroll finished fourth (380) led by fifth-place finisher Shelbie Stuckey (87) and Abby Sauber (88).
At Kansas City, Kan.
Dub’s Dread GC
TEAM TOTALS—1. Kapaun-Mt. Carmel 368; 2. St. James Academy 372; 3. St. Thomas Aquinas 378; 4. Wichita Bishop Carroll 380; 5. Goddard Eisenhower 384; 6. Andover 395; 7. Mill Valley 404; 8. Shawnee Heights 411; 9. Salina Central 412; 10. Maize 437; 11. Great Bend, 440 (Allison Neeland 106, c Kaily Griffith 109, Halley Sanders 110, Taylor Hommertzheim 115, Mikalya Bownes 121, Carly Dreiling 142) 12. Topeka Seaman 444.
MEDALISTS—1. Caroline Klemp, St. James, 78; 2. Emma Whitaker, Kapaun-Mt. Carmel, 78; 3. Tatum King, St. Thomas Aquinas, 80; 4. Meg Green, Mill Valley, 86; 5. Shelbie Stuckey, Wichita Carroll, 87; 6. Hayli Daugherty, Shawnee Heights, 88; 7. Baylee Bloom, Andover, 88; 8. Abby Sauber, Wichita Carroll, 88; 9. Claire Hersh, Goddard Eisenhower, 89; 10. Analisa Bridge, Salina South, 89; 11. Ellie Cobb, Salina Central, 89; 12. Bella Haden, Mill Valley, 90; 13. (tie) Audrey Watson, Maize South, 95; Vivian Brown, Kapaun-Mt. Carmel, 95; Erin Johnston, Kapaun-Mt. Carmel, 95; 16. (tie) Mary Kate Krebs, St. James, 96; Maddy Bruegger, St. James, 96; Rylie Evenson, Andover, 96; 19. (tie) Logan Lord, Pittsburg, 97; Bailey Stedman, Maize, 97; Carly Bruemmer, St. Thomas Aquinas, 97.