CHANUTE — Girard’s Spencer Warner and Frontenac’s Riley Swigart each qualified for the Kansas Class 4A State Golf Meet after solid rounds of play at the regional meet in Chanute Monday.
The top two teams scores advance to the state tournament as well as the next five lowest individual scores. With Chanute and Coffeyville pegged as the two teams heading to state, Warner’s and Swigart’s individual scores were among the five eligible for state competition.
Warner finished in seventh place overall, and had the third-best score among individual golfers to make state. He finished the day shooting a 42-42—84.
Swigart took ninth place overall, with the fourth-lowest score among individual qualifiers. He shot a round of 47-40—87 to qualify for state.
Chanute’s Clete Carlson (37-40—77) and Austin Liudahl (43-36—79) took the top two spots in the meet, while Coffeyville’s Logan Vacca placed third with a 41-40—81.
Parsons’ Drew Fuentez had the top score among individual qualifiers after his fourth-place round of 44-37—81, while Labette County’s Tanner Nelson took sixth overall with a score of 43-40—83.
The final individual state qualifier was Independence’s Alex Wesseloski, who shot a 45-45—90.
Rounding out the scores for local golfers, Girard’s Cole Warner shot a 52-43—95 to finish in a tie for 15th, while Kyle Siebert scored a 53-47—100 to finish in a tie for 21st for the Trojans.
Eric Wilson placed in 27th with a score of 50-51—101 for GHS, and Cooper Brown’s round of 51-52—103 put him in a tie for 29th for Girard.
Frontenac’s Drew Cummins tied for 36th with a score of 52-55—107, while Luke Loy shot a 56-54—110 to finish in 38th for the Raiders.
FHS’ Gage White scored a 64-59—123, while Chris Taylor shot a 66-62—128.
Girard’s Luke Martin shot an 80-72—152 to close out local scoring.
The Kansas Class 4A State Golf Meet is set for May 23 at Bentood Golf Course.