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Posted: Friday, May 17, 2013 6:30 pm

Washington’s Brad Carpenter, Warrenton’s Ethan Luecke and Hermann’s Austin Ruediger were area golfers who earned all-state honors during the MSHSAA Championships Monday and Tuesday.

The top 15 individual finishers in each class earned all-state medals.

Carpenter won his second career Class 4 state medal, finishing in a tie for 10th place with rounds of 76 and 75 for a 151 total over 36 holes at Rivercut Golf Course in Springfield.

“I played well both days,” Carpenter said. “I could have knocked down a few more shots here and there that would have put me closer to the top, but my goal was to be all-state, so I’m happy about that.”

Luecke was the Class 3 leader following the first day. He continued to hold the lead after 14 holes on the second day and shared the lead after 16 holes, but settled for a tie for second place with scores of 70 and 75 for a 145 total at Sedalia Country Club. He finished one shot behind the winner, Jack Litzelfelner of Cape Notre Dame.

Ruediger tied for 14th place in Class 2 at Fremont Hills Country Club in Nixa with scores of 81 and 78 for a 159 total.

Class 4

Carpenter and Colbey Schuster represented Washington at the Class 4 state tournament.

“Most of what I saw from Brad was classic Carpenter — deep, long drives, going for all par 5’s and aggressive puts,” said Washington Coach Tim Buschmann. “Brad managed the course well. He never had any blow-up holes.”

Schuster finished in a tie for 18th place with scores of 75 and 79 for a 154 total, one stroke out of the medals.

“Having carded his best ever score at sectionals, Colbey was looking forward to his second run at state. He was plus four on day one. He played conservatively from his normal style, several times opting for an iron off the tee. Colbey stayed within his game in day two, sticking with what he had done on day one. On hole No. 16, a par 3 playing 192 yards downhill, Colbey smashed a pitching wedge to 12 feet, but missed the birdie put. He wound up with a double bogey at 18 and missed state honors by one stroke.”

Vianney’s Matt Mueller and Rockhurst’s Patrick Byrne tied for top scores with 146.

Timberland claimed the Class 4 state championship with a score of 619, edging Rockhurst by two strokes.

“Rivercut was an excellent host,” Buschmann said. ‘The course was in excellent shape fairway to green. The greens were not the fastest we have seen, but not slow. The rough was what it should be for state competition. There wasn’t much OB (out-of-bounds) to worry about. There was a lot of water and sand.”

Class 3

Sullivan was the only area team to compete on the state level.

The Eagles were in ninth place following the first day, but jumped up three spots on the second day to finish in sixth place with 652.

MICDS won the Class 3 state title with 617. Cape Notre Dame was second with 620.

Golfers with scores of 154 and better earned medals.

Drew Armstrong paced Sullivan, placing in a tie for 18th place with scores of 78 and 78 for a 156 total, two strokes away from the medals.

Also playing for the Eagles were Ryan Juergens (83-81-164), Tylor Carrico (85-80-165), Gavin Yociss (85-84-169) and Justin Biermann (83-90-173).

“We represented our school well. We played against difficult competition on a course that was very demanding,” said Sullivan Coach Dino McKinney. “We played very tight on the first day. It’s hard to score well when you’re playing defensive golf. We swung a little more free on day two. I’m proud of the way we played all year, and the little comeback we made on day two. We passed some very good teams, and were only eight strokes away from fourth.”

Playing for Borgia in the Class 3 state tournament were Clayton Voss (87-81-168) and Alex Rennick (89-92-181).

Pacific was represented by Brendan Jett-Kell (87-92-179).

“Brendan had a couple of bad breaks on the first day, which caused his score to be a little higher than he expected. Day two was windy and he just didn’t get things rolling like he’s capable,” said Pacific Coach John VanLeer. “I’m proud of him for being a two-time state qualifier, first-team all-conference and going to play golf at Mineral Area. He will leave some big shoes for someone to fill.”

Class 2

Playing in the Class 2 state tournament for Hermann were Ruediger and Collin Hart.

Joining Ruediger as a Class 2 all-state golfer was Cuba’s Kody Ettinger, who finished in a four-way tie for second place (76-79-155), 10 strokes behind champion Justin Wrozier of Lutheran St. Charles (74-71-145).

Hart carded rounds of 90 and 83 for a 173 total.

Lutheran St. Charles won the Class 2 state championship at 635.

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Area Scoreboard

Area Sports Schedule

American Legion Baseball

Ninth District Senior Legion Tournament

Thursday, July 17

At Westhoff Park

G1 (1) West 11, (8) Pacific 1

G2 (4) St. Charles 17, (5) Elsberry 2

At St. Peters Rec-Plex

G3 (3) Washington 4, (6) Wentzville 0

G4 (2) Daniel Boone 8, (7) St. Peters 2

Friday, July 18

At St. Peters Rec-Plex

G5 Elsberry 8, Pacific 3

G6 St. Peters 9, Wentzville 1

At Westhoff Park

G7 St. Charles 4, West 1

G8 Daniel Boone 7, Washington 4

Saturday, July 19

At St. Peters Rec-Plex

G9 Washington 9, Elsberry 4

G10 West 9, St. Peters 6

G12 West 14, Washington 1

At Westhoff Park

G11 St. Charles def. Daniel Boone (fft)

Sunday, July 20

Rest at Westhoff Park

G13 Championship — West 2, St. Charles 1 (13 innings)

Monday, July 21

G14 If-Needed Game — St. Charles 13, West 11

Zone 1 Senior Legion Tournament

At Lindenwood University, St. Charles

Thursday, July 24

G1 West 13, Daniel Boone Post 262 8

G2 Jefferson City Post 5 11, Hannibal Post 55 2

Friday, July 25

G3 West 11, St. Charles Post 312 1

G4 Daniel Boone 10, Hannibal 2

Saturday, July 26

G5 Jefferson City 9, West 2

G6 St. Charles 11, Daniel Boone 0

G7 West 6, St. Charles 2

Sunday, July 27

G8 Championship — West 11, Jefferson City 0

G9 If-Needed Game — Jefferson City 14, West 12

Jefferson City advances to state tournament in Sedalia.

Ninth District Junior Legion Tournament

Tuesday, July 8

At Union High School

G1 (1) Elsberry 3, (8) New Haven 0

At Ronsick Field

G4 (3) Washington 7, (6) Wentzville 1

G4 (2) Union 8, (7) Hannibal 1

At St. Peters Rec-Plex

G2 (5) St. Peters 8, (4) St. Charles 6

Wednesday, July 9

At New Haven

G5 Wentzville 4, New Haven 0

G6 St. Charles 8, Hannibal 7 (9 innings)

At Ronsick Field

G7 St. Peters 5, Elsberry 2

G8 Washington 2, Union 1

Remainder at Ronsick Field

Thursday, July 10

G9 Union 7, Wentzville 1

G10 Elsberry 3, St. Charles 2

Friday, July 11

G11 Washington 12, St. Peters 11 (10 innings)

G12 Elsberry 6, Union 3

Saturday, July 12

G13 Elsberry 4, St. Peters 3

G14 Championship — Washington 3, Elsberry 1

Washington wins district, to host Zone 1 Tournament at Borgia. Schedule below.

Junior Legion Zone 1 Tournament

At Borgia

Thursday, June 17

G1 Elsberry Post 226 10, Chillicothe Post 25 2

Friday, June 18

G2 Washington Post 218 5, Elsberry 1

G3 Chillicothe 5, Elsberry 4

Saturday, June 19

G4 Championship — Washington 16, Chillicothe 0 (5 innings)

Washington advances to State Tournament in Jackson.

Junior Legion State Tournament

At Jackson

Thursday, July 24

G1 Jackson 3, Springfield Glendale 2

G2 Eureka 7, Sedalia 0

Friday, June 25

G3 Jackson 8, Washington 3

G4 Springfield Glendale 8, Sedalia 3

G5 Jackson 4, Eureka 2

G6 Washington 8, Springfield Glendale 0

Saturday, June 26

G7 Eureka 11, Washington 10 (9 innings)

G8 Championship — Jackson 7, Eureka 6

Jackson advances to Regional Tournament in Leavenworth, Kan.

Sunday, June 27

G9 If-Needed Game — G8 winner vs. G8 loser, 1 p.m.

Freshman Legion Ninth District Tournament

Tuesday, July 8

At Elsberry Legion Field

G1 (1) St. Charles 7, (8) St. Peters 0

G2 (4) Elsberry-Winfield 4, (5) Wentzville 3

At Elsberry Khoury League Field

G3 (3) Hannibal 3, (6) Warrenton 2

G4 (2) Washington 10, (7) West 1

Wednesday, July 9

At Elsberry Khoury League Field

G5 St. Peters 17, Warrenton 6

G6 Wentzville 5, West 4

At Elsberry Legion Field

G7 St. Charles 10, Elsberry-Winfield 2

G8 Washington 3, Hannibal 0

Remainder at Elsberry Legion Field

Thursday, July 10

G9 St. Peters 11, Hannibal 9

G10 Elsberry-Winfield 13, Wentzville 4

Friday, July 11

G12 Elsberry-Winfield 8, St. Peters 3

G11 Washington 6, St. Charles 0, 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 12

G13 St. Charles 10, Elsberry-Winfield 1

G14 Championship — St. Charles 5, Washington 2

Sunday, July 13

G15 If-Needed Game — St. Charles 2, Washington 0

Missouri Freshman

Legion State Tournament

At Rotary Recreational

Complex - Ronsick Field

Wednesday, July 16

G1 Creve Coeur Post 397 16, St. Robert Post 331 2

G2 Ste. Genevieve Post 150 4, St. Charles Post 312 0

G3 Jackson Post 158 1, vs. Springfield Glendale Merchants 0

G4 Washington Post 218 9, Eureka Post 177 4

Thursday, July 17

G5 Springfield Glendale 11, St. Robert 1 (St. Robert eliminated)

G6 St. Charles 10, Eureka 2 (Eureka eliminated)

G7 Ste. Genevieve 4, Creve Coeur 2

G8 Washington 12, Jackson 10

Friday, July 18

G9 Jackson 12, Springfield Glendale 0 (Springfield Glendale eliminated)

G10 Creve Coeur 8, St. Charles 3 (St. Charles eliminated)

G11 Ste. Genevieve 3, Washington 2

G12 Creve Coeur 11, Jackson 7 (Jackson eliminated)

Saturday, July 19

G13 Washington 8, Creve Coeur 3 (Creve Coeur eliminated)

G14 Championship—Washington 5, Ste. Genevieve 2

Sunday, July 20

G15 Championship Game 2—Washington 3, Ste. Genevieve 0

Great Midwest Football League

July 19

Missouri Cyclones 34, Illinois Justice 0

Swim Team Schedules

Washington Swim Team

Date    Opponent    Time/Result

6-9    at Oaks Landing    Washington 192-100

6-16    Westglen    Washington 259-206

6-23    at Fox Creek    Washington 311-225

6-30    at Chadwick    Chadwick 264-258

7-7    Cherry Hills    Washington 291-140

7-11 at Division Meet, Westminster Christian First

Pacific Swim Team

Date    Opponent    Time/Result

6-9    Lake of the Woods    LOtW 176-130

6-16    at Union    Union 289-220

6-23    Bridle Creek    Pacific 371-124

6-30    at Arbor Oaks    Pacific 282-241

7-7    at Indian Hills    Cancelled, weather

7-12    Division Meet    First

Union Swim Team

Date    Opponent    Time/Result

6-9    at Arbor Oaks    Union 180-120

6-16    Pacific    Union 289-220

6-23    at Lake of the Woods    LoTW 312-201

6-30    Indian Hills    Union 322-275

7-7    Bridle Creek    PPD

7-12    at Division Meet, Pacific    Third

Pacific Diving Team

Date    Opponent    Time

6-14    at MAC West    MAC West 40-30

6-21    at Lindgate    Lindgate

6-28    at Cool Dell    9 a.m.

7-13    at Championships    8 a.m.

*Indicates League Games

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