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Clarke boys and girls golf advance

Less than one week after the Clarke golf teams had successful outings at the South Central Conference meets, both teams advanced to the next round of postseason play.

Both teams finished second in the first round of postseason play. The top two teams advance to the next round of postseason play, along with the top five individuals.

If the host team is in the top two teams, then the third-place team also advances.

The Clarke girls finished second at districts Monday in Winterset to Adel-DeSoto-Minburn, just six strokes back with a team score of 406.

Clarke will play in the regional meet Monday in Harlan.

Alex Stickels led the Clarke girls with a fourth-place round of 99.

Kimberly Eddy (101), Addy Joss (102) and Jordyn Wright (104) followed close behind, and rounded out the scoring for the Lady Indians.

Kirsten Van Wyk shot a 110 and Jordyn Bethards recorded a round of 115.

On May 8, Clarke girls golf narrowly edged out Centerville 390-392 to take the team title at the conference meet in Osceola.

Stickels led the way for the Lady Indians, shooting a round of 89 and taking medalist honors.

Wright placed fourth overall with her round of 96, while Eddy placed seventh overall after carding a round of 100.

Joss rounded out the scoring for Clarke with her round of 105. Other Clarke competitors included Bethards with her round of 110 and Van Wyk with her round of 108.

Boys golf

The Clarke boys golf team finished second at sectionals May 11 to host Prairie City Monroe. PCM recorded a team score of 289, while Clarke shot a 331.

The Clarke boys will play in the district meet Today at Lake Panorama.

Walker Adams led the Indians with a round of 79, with Seth Audlehelm close behind at 81.

Garrett Nelson shot an 85 and Mitch Lampe recorded an 86 to round out the scoring for the Indians.

Chasen Selsor shot an 87 and Lance Henrichs carded a 98.

On May 7, Clarke boys golf finished second to Centerville, 306-323, at the conference meet in Albia.

Clarke sat in third place as a team after the front nine, behind Centerville and Albia, before charging back on the back nine.

Adams and Lampe earned all-conference honors.

Lampe led the Indians, placing fifth overall with a round of 75. Audlehelm was seventh overall, shooting 78, while Adams finished 10th with his round of 80.

Selsor rounded out the team scoring for Clarke with his round of 90. Henrichs shot a 93 and Nelson recorded a round of 106.

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