Aug. 23—PIERRE — With temperatures in the 90s, all four Mitchell High School boys golf standouts played in the 70s Tuesday as the Kernels placed third in the Pierre Invitational golf tournament at Hillsview Golf Course.
Noah Larson and Jager Juracek each shot 2-over-par 74 to lead the way, both finishing in the top-10, while Carter McCormick fired a 76 to tie for 19th and Asher Dannenbring had a score of 77 to tie for 25th .place. Marshall Widstrom shot 83 (t-41st) and Everett Morrison shot 85 (50th) to round out the Kernel six in action.
Watertown won the tournament with a team stroke of 284 and finished 4 under par as a unit. Pierre tied for second with a score of 291, followed by Mitchell at 301 and Brandon Valley at 304 and Yankton at 305 to round out the top-five.
the arrows’ Jake Olson shot a 6-under-par 66 to pace the field, while Pierre’s Nick Bothun shot a 2-under-par 70 and Co-Governor Sawyer Sonnenschein shot a 71 for third and Watertown’s Ty Lenards shot a 72 for fourth.
Winner shot 331 as a team and finished 10th as a team. Karson Keizer led the team with a round of 75 to tie for 13th, while Maxton Brozik and Carter Craven each shot 84s and Ryder Halligan had an 88.
Mitchell is next in action on Friday, Aug. 25, at the Huron Invitational at Broadland Creek Golf Course.