Andre will compete in State ‘A’ golf tourney

Eighth-grader Carter Andre will be Vermillion's only representative in the state "A" golf tournament at Hart Ranch near Rapid City on Monday and Tuesday.

Andre finished among the top 28 individuals at the Region 2A meet at Elk Point on Monday, earning him a spot at the state meet.  Andre tied for 20th place, shooting a 43 going out and a 41 on the back nine for a total of 84.

Jon Van't Hul of Sioux Falls Christian was the individual regional medalist with a round of 73. His Chargers with a 313 team score and Harrisburg and Dell Rapids, who tied for second with 321s, qualified for the team competition at the state tournament.

Vermillion placed ninth among the 10 schools at the regional with a 376 score.  Senior Zach McDonald had a 46-44=90 for the day, tying for 31st place.  Junior Mitch Nelson finished his season with a 47-48=75 card, placing 40th.  Junior Mitch Ellison played the course in 55-52=107 and sophomore Peter Haught in 58-51=109 for Coach Kirk Hogen's Tanagers.

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