Clarke golfers win against Mount Ayr
The Clarke golf teams fell at Creston/Orient-Macksburg on Friday, with the girls losing 209-286 and the boys falling 160-204 to the defending Class 3A state champions.
Jordyn Wright led the Clarke girls with a round of 56, while Sam Stickels shot 57. Ann Taylor recorded a round of 79 and Alexxa Blair shot a 94.
Creston/O-M sophomore Madison Hance won medalist honors with her round of 51.
On the boys side, Clarke faced a tough challenge in going up against the defending Class 3A state champion Panthers.
Defending individual state champion Carson Whittington posted a score of 37 to win medalist honors.
Clarke was led by Seth Audlehelm's score of 42. Cody Kjellsen shot a 50, while Garrett Nelson and Reed Kale rounded out the team scoring with scores of 56.
Crestmoor Golf Club
Creston/O-M (209) — Madison Hance 51, Hannah Hagle 52, Sarah Waigand 53, Shelby Palser 55, Camryn Somers 60, Ryan Vasquez 84.
Clarke (286) — Jordyn Wright 56, Sam Stickels 57, Ann Taylor 79, Alexxa Blair 94.
Medalist — Madison Hance, Creston/O-M, 51. Runner-up — Hannah Hagle, Creston/O-M, 52.
Creston/O-M (160) — Carson Whittington 37, Hunter Sickels 39, Maxx Walters 41, Sam Hartsock 43, Coleton Hoepker 45, Kyle Somers 46.
Clarke (204) — Seth Audlehelm 42, Cody Kjellsen 50, Garrett Nelson 56, Reed Kale 56, Gable Reece 58, Lane Carson 68.
Medalist — Carson Whittington, Creston/O-M, 37. Runner-up — Hunter Sickels, Creston/O-M, 39.
vs. Mount Ayr
The Clarke golf teams bounced back to post home wins over Mount Ayr on Monday.
The Clarke girls posted a team score of 252. Mount Ayr did not have enough golfers for a girls team score.
Courtney Clark finished as runner-up for the Lady Indians, shooting a round of 57. Mount Ayr's Tessa Shields won medalist honors by shooting a 49.
Jordyn Wright added a round of 59 for the Lady Indians, while Samantha Stickels shot a 65. Alex Stone rounded out the team scoring with her round of 71.
On the boys side, Clarke scored a 178-195 win over the Raiders.
Seth Audlehelm won medalist honors with his round of 38, ahead of runner-up Quency Vos of Mount Ayr, who shot a 43.
Garrett Nelson carded a round of 45, followed by Reed Kale's 47 and Gable Reece's 48 to round out the team scoring.
Osceola Country Club
Mount Ayr — Tessa Shields 49, Allison Wallace 75.
Clarke (252) — Courtney Clark 57, Jordyn Wright 59, Samantha Stickels 65, Alex Stone 71, Alexxa Blair 84, Alexa DeVore 83.
Medalist — Tessa Shields, Mount Ayr, 49. Runner-up — Courtney Clark, Clarke, 57.
Mount Ayr (195) — Quency Vos 43, Connor Giles 46, Casey Paxson 48, Nathan Roberts 58.
Clarke (178) — Seth Audlehelm 38, Garrett Nelson 45, Gable Reece 48, Reed Kale 47, Lane Carson 65, Damon Helgevold 54.
Medalist — Seth Audlehelm, Clarke, 38. Runner-up — Quency Vos, Mount Ayr, 43.
The Clarke girls finished second at the Knoxville Triangular on Tuesday.
Knoxville won the competition with a team score of 236, while Clarke finished with a score of 259. Oskaloosa did not record a team score.
Courtney Clark and Jordyn Wright both posted rounds of 54 to lead Clarke and tie for runner-up honors. Samantha Stickels finished with a 69 and Ann Taylor recorded a round of 82 for the Lady Indians.
Clarke (259) — Courtney Clark 54, Jordyn Wright 54, Samantha Stickels 69, Ann Taylor 82.
Knoxville (236) — Evy Wells 52, Sierra Findley 55, Maggie Leavitt 59, Brooke Willardson 70, Taylor Harding 84.
Oskaloosa — Maddy Hudson 85, Kiersten VanDevender 89.