Wayne Invite Features 14 Golfers Shooting 99 Or Better, Team Race Decided Within Four Strokes

WAYNE – For the second time this season, the Wayne High girls golf team hosted an invitational from the Wayne Country Club.

The Wayne Invite took place throughout the morning and into the afternoon Thursday.

Wayne High placed 11th with a 501 while the top Blue Devil golfer went to Natalie Bentjen with a 106 placing 21st just one spot from receiving a medal as 14 golfers shot sub 100.


The team race saw Battle Creek edge Norfolk Catholic 385-389 while Hartington Cedar Catholic held off Columbus Scotus for third 414-415 and Boone Central/Newman Grove rounded out the top five teams with a 436. LCC placed sixth (438), Pierce took seventh (439), Columbus Lakeview (eighth – 452), Schuyler (ninth – 483), Archbishop Bergan (10th – 493), Norfolk was a spot back from Wayne in 12th (558), O’Neill (13th – 568), South Sioux City (14th – 607) and Elkhorn Valley (15th – 626).

Individually, Abby Brodersen of BC/NG was the top golfer on the 18-hole course with an 85 followed closely by Norfolk Catholic’s Anna Kassmeier with an 86.

LCC’s top golfer came from Jadyn Kinkaid placing eighth with a 97 while Glenda Vance also medaled with a 104 at 19th place.

Other Blue Devil results came from Cassidy Manz (122), Bailee Leise (135), Riley Haschke (138) and Jayden Calhoon (201).

The Wayne High girls golf team is back in action Saturday competing in the Laurel-Concord-Coleridge Invite starting at 9 a.m.