Heritage Hills Golf Course in McCook hosted the first day of the 32nd Nebraska Junior Match Play Championship yesterday. Omaha’s Jake Boor won the stroke play qualifying portion with a round of 70 (-2). He won by three strokes, to earn the top seed in today's Round of 32. Regarding Northeast Nebraska golfers, Columbus’ Brock Kuhlman shot 73, Wayne’s Tanner Walling carded a 78, Wisner’s Rockney Peck put up an 81, and Columbus’ Seth Vuncannon shot an 86, Nolan Fleming carded an 89, and Nicklaus Fleming put up a 91. Kuhlman & Walling made the cut.
The 59th Nebraska Girls' Match Play Championship also got underway yesterday at Heritage Hills Golf Course in McCook. Wahoo's Lauren Thiele won stroke play qualifying with a 71 (-1). She won by five strokes, to earn the top seed in today's Round of 16. Albion’s Abby Brodersen shot an 86 and Snyder’s Livia Hunke carded a 90. Both made today’s cut.