Blue Devil Boys Golf Earns Fifth Place Finish, Walling Wins Second Straight Invite

OAKLAND – With the wind and rain providing cold weather over the weekend, the Wayne High boys golf team competed well during a Saturday invitational.

From the Oakland Golf Club, WHS joined 19 other teams during the Oakland-Craig Invite.

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The Blue Devils placed fifth as a team with a 353 as Tanner Walling was crowned individual champion with a 73 among the 91 golfers. Walling also won the Columbus Lakeview Invite last Thursday.

Drew Sharpe placed 15th place with an 85. Other Blue Devil results came from Bo Armstrong (89), Kyran Bartos (106) and Camron Weaselhead (107).

Tekamah-Herman was crowned team champion with a 324, followed by Douglas County West in runner-up (341), Yutan placed third (344), West Point-Beemer finished fourth (350) and Wayne High rounded out the top five teams with a 353.

Walling’s 73 was two shots better than runner-up Brock Rogers from Tekamah-Herman with a 75 who tied with Easton Chaffee of Blair also with a 75.

A busy week is upcoming for the WHS boys golf team. The Blue Devils will head to Battle Creek on Tuesday, May 3 for the Mid State Conference Tournament and then host the Wayne “Mac” Invite on Thursday, May 5 at Wayne Country Club. The Wayne High boys golf JV team will then travel to Wakefield on Friday, May 6.