Golfers

The Screaming Eagle golfers closed their season on May 28 at the Cumberland Sectionals. Pictured are Preston Carper, Blake Karnick, Jason Chao, Sam Nesbit, and Joseph Balsavich.

The Chequamegon High School golf team placed ninth in the WIAA Div. 3 Cumberland Sectional on Tuesday, May 28.

"Kids had a pretty good day," Screaming Eagles' coach Joel Karnick said. "Lots of very good golfers at this sectional. This was a really tough course. I thought we played our best golf of the year. Senior Jason Chao finished his high school golf career with a real nice round. We beat all the teams that were in our northern regional. That was our goal going into this event. We came close to beating a couple of other teams outside our region."

Luck/Frederic won the sectional title with 338 strokes. Runner-up Spring Valley (339) also advanced to the state meet.

Grantsburg was third with 342 strokes, followed by: Durand, 345; Eleva-Strum, 363; Cadott, 387; Unity, 393; Glenwood City, 394; Chequamegon, 404; Prentice, 421; Ladysmith, 453; and Flambeau, 461.

Chao led the Screaming Eagles with an 18-hole score of 94, which tied for 25th individually. Sam Nesbit finished 38th with a card of 99; Blake Karnick tied for 40th with a 100 and Preston Carper and Joe Balsavich shot 111 and 115, respectively.

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