Walling ties for 10th, qualifies for state golf
BLAIR — The Wayne High boys golf team will have a spot reserved in the state golf tournament next week.
Blue Devil freshman Tanner Walling punched a ticket to state by tying for 10th place in the B-2 district meet Monday at River Wilds Golf Club in Blair.
Walling tied with Avery Sturtz of Douglas County West with an 85, giving both players a spot in the state tournament that runs next Tuesday and Wednesday at the Columbus Elks Club.
As a team, the Blue Devils finished fifth in the 12-team tournament with a 378. The three teams qualifying for state were Omaha Skutt (329), Bishop Neumann (333) and Bennington (345).
Following Walling for the Blue Devils was Christopher Woerdemann with a 91, Jonah Brodersen with a 94, Zach Urbanec with a 108 and Shea Sweetland with a 110.
B-2 District at Blair
Team Standings (Top 3 to state)
Omaha Skutt 329, Bishop Neumann 333, Bennington 345, Mount Michael 361, Wayne 378, Douglas County West 389, Blair 397, West Point-Beemer/Scribner-Snyder 407, Omaha Concordia 410, Omaha Roncalli 414, Schuyler 448, Wahoo 457.
Area Results (Top 10 to state)
WAYNE — Tanner Walling 85 (10), Christopher Woerdemann 91, Jonah Brodersen 94, Zach Urbanec 108, Shea Sweetland 110.