VHS boys golf begins season

Vermillion's boys golf team opened the season last week with a dual victory over Beresford, 192-207.

The next day the Tanagers placed seventh among 10 teams at the Dakota Valley Invitational with a team score of 358.  Harrisburg captured the team title there with a 303 score.

Carter Andre, the only Tanager to qualify for the state tournament last fall as a freshman, led the way in the win over the Watchdogs with a 41.  Beresford players Nick Antonson and Kory Diefendorf came in second and third with rounds of 43 and 46, respectively.

Other Tanager cards were 50s from Paul Schwasinger and Jake Odens, Andrew Heine's 51 and a 55 from Jay Munger.

Vermillion also won the JV side of things, 230-262 over Beresford.  Sam Craig of VHS was medalist there with a 51.  Two other Tanagers, Tristen Meadows and Tim Ellison, were second and third with a 55 and a 59, respectively.  Gavin Gilbertson played the course in 65 strokes.

Heine's 83, which tied him for 16th place, was Vermillion's best at the Dakota Valley meet.  Munger tied for 28th with an 89, Odens tied for 35th with a 91, and Andre and Schwasinger tied with each other for 41st with 95s.  The tourney medalist was Harrisburg's Brooklyn DeVries with a 69.

In the JV division Meadows was fifth with a 92 for the best Tanager score.  Craig tied for 15th at 100, Ryan Owens tied for 30th at 115, and Josh Prescott and Gilbertson tied for 34th at 119.

Next action for the Tanagers will come Tuesday at Harrisburg's tournament.

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