Benton golf teams compete in WaMaC West meets Monday

Benton Community boys’ golf

Wildcat Golf Course, Shellsburg

WaMaC West

Monday, May 2, 2022

Team scores

  1. Independence 151
  2. CCA 157
  3. Williamsburg 169
  4. CPU 170
  5. Vinton-Shellsburg 178
  6. South Tama 183
  7. Benton 195

Medalist: Caden Larson, Independence, 36

Benton varsity scores

  • Matthew Parmenter 43
  • Jordan Thys 47
  • Marcus Newton 61
  • Ty Kulbartz 49
  • Jo Davis 59
  • Jonah Thompson 56

Benton Community girls’ golf

Tama Toledo Country Club

Monday, May 2, 2022

Team scores

  1. Williamsburg 181
  2. Clear Creek Amana 203
  3. Benton 204
  4. Vinton-Shellsburg 206
  5. Center Point-Urbana 210
  6. South Tama 227

Medalist: Teagan Schaefer, Williamsburg, 41

Benton scores

  • Emma Schwake 53
  • Ella Hayden 54
  • Sidny Miner 53
  • Madelyn Wolf 46
  • Ally Furman 52
  • Whitney Bridgewater 62

Coach’s Travis Dirks’ comments:

Today the girls competed at the WaMaC West Divisional tournament at Tama Toledo Country Club. The Benton girls finished in third place with a team score of 204. Maddy Wolf shot a personal best of 46 to take 3rd place honors as an individual.

The girls played really well today overall. Early on they had to shake some cobwebs off, but they got rolling after a few holes. I am very proud of their fight and never give up attitude. It is very easy to carry over bad holes, but when we live by the motto think like a goldfish, you have to forget the last hole and move onto the next hole and the next shot. Our scoring overall is becoming more consistent and that allows us to compete night in a night out with some of the best teams this conference has to offer.

As you can see from the team scores, this conference is really close. So it is important that we continue to work hard and put in the time and effort needed to continue to be successful.

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