Charger Golfers Place Fifth in WCAC Meet
The ACGC boys' golf team finished in the middle of the field at the West Central Conference meet held at the Lake Panorama course on Wednesday. The top four Chargers totaled a score of 386 over the eighteen holes played, good for fifth place among the nine teams participating. Two Chargers--Gunnar Larsen and Nolan Wheatley were named to the second all-conference team for their efforts.
"I was so happy for Gunnar and Nolan for making second team all conference," Charger coach Lori McGivney said following the event. "They've both put in a lot of time and hard work bringing their game to a higher level.
"I'm also proud of the team for finishing in the top half of the conference in team standings. Ogden edged us out by four strokes for fourth place which was my goal for the team. I'm proud of their diligence to stick with their game and work hard on a difficult course," McGivney concluded.
Larsen placed twelfth among the fifty seven golfers participating with a score of 90, while Wheatley carded a 98 on the par 72 course, good for fifteenth place. Other Chargers whose scores were included in the team total were Eli Kading who came in at 98 and Seth Danker who shot a 105. Also competing for ACGC were Jaden Forsythe and Bo Arrasmith who shot 110 and 120 respectively.
Des Moines Christian won the title with a score of 325, with Panorama finishing second at 341. DMC's Jake Weissenberger was the medalist with a three under par score of 69. He was the only player to break par.
Team scores: DMC 325, Panorama 341, Van Meter 352, Ogden 382, ACGC 386, Earlham 400, W-G 400, Pleasantville 424, Madrid 486