Deubrook sweeps team titles at Sioux Valley Invitational

VOLGA – Deubrook Area swept the team titles at the Sioux Valley Invitational on Monday morning at Meadow Creek.

The Region 1A Girls’ Golf Tournament is Monday at Rocky Run in Dell Rapids.

The Region 2B Girls’ and Boys’ Golf Tournaments are Tuesday, May 22, at Edgebrook.


Deubrook and Howard both shot 266, but the Dolphins won the tiebreaker. De Smet (295) was third, Flandreau (318) fourth and Garretson (322) fifth.

Scoring four golfers, McCook Central/Montrose had a 356 total and Sioux Valley a 430.

The Fighting Cougars’ Katie Reif fired a 10-over-par 82 to take home titleist honors. The Tigers’ Maddie Palmquist was runner-up with an 84.

The Fliers got an 86 from Keva Burshiem as she placed third.

Deubrook’s Courtni Frank (86) and Shelby Andrews (88) finished fourth and fifth, respectively. Maci Colberg shot 92 and placed ninth to complete the team tally. Mattie Nepodal (93) ended up 10th.

Rounding out Flandreau’s team score, Alaina Cloud shot 101 and Marley Barboza 131. Grace Johanson, one of the squad’s top players, withdrew after nine holes.

The host Cossacks’ Julia Steffensen shot 99 and placed 15th.

Ellie Schmidt added a 109, Taylor Moir a 110 and Perri Liedtke a 112 to complete the team score.

Also for Sioux Valley, Abby Klocker shot 113 and Madisyn Christensen 119.

Team scores

Score three – Deubrook Area 266, Howard 266, De Smet 295, Flandreau 318, Garretson 322. Incomplete – Chester Area.  Score four – McCook Central/Montrose 356, Sioux Valley 430.

Individual top 15

1, Katie Reif, MCM, 82; 2, Maddie Palmquist, H, 84; 3, Keva Burshiem, F, 86; 4, Courtni Frank, DA, 86; 5, Shelby Andrews, DA, 88; 6, Taylor Reif, CA, 88; 7, Jordan Glanzer, H, 89; 8, Kayle Lauch, MCM, 90; 9, Maci Colberg, DA, 92; 10, Mattie Nepodal, DA, 93; 11, Savannah Vincent, 93; 12, Kenedy Koepsell, H, 93; 13, Maggie Miles, MCM, 96; 14, Kennedy Ruml, DS, 96; 15, Julia Steffensen, SV, 99.


Katie Hanson, G, 100; Alaina Cloud, F, 101; Cassidy Gosmire, H, 104; Ali Vacanti, CA, 105; Skylar Meier, DS, 106; Dakota Olund, G, 108; Ellie Schmidt, SV, 109; Taylor Moir, SV, 110; Perri Liedtke, SV, 112; Abby Klocker, SV, 113; Maren Bonte, G, 114; Mataya Trower, G, 115; Carly Becker, CA, 117; Madisyn Christensen, SV, 119; Gianna Janssen, DS, 130; Marley Barboza, F, 131; Grace Johanson, F, WD.


The Dolphins swept the top three spots individually to win the team title with a 244 total.

Chester Area (264) was second and De Smet (267) third.

Colman-Egan (298) ended up fourth, Flandreau (313) fifth and Lake Preston (329) seventh.

Jack Bandemer earned medalist honors with an 8-over 80.

Nick Olson and Kobey Landmark both shot 82 to take second and third, respectively, while completing Deubrook’s team score.

Chester’s Chase McDonald (83) finished fourth. Deubrook’s Nash Colberg carded an 85 to round out the top five.

Chandler Gullickson led the Hawks with an 89, putting him in ninth. Nate Tolley carded a 98 and Nick Whitehouse a 111.

Devon Burggraff fired the Fliers’ low score, 93, as he finished 12th. Tanner Christensen  and Bradley Heinemann both shot 110.

The Divers’ Nick Curd took 15th with a 97. Colby Olson shot 114 and Austin Strande 118.

Elkton-Lake Benton’s Caleb Wiskur placed 10th after a round of 90.

Team scores

Deubrook Area 244, Chester Area 264, De Smet 267, Colman-Egan 298, Flandreau 313, Garretson 314, Lake Preston 329. Incomplete – Elkton-Lake Benton.

Individual top 15

1, Jack Bandemer, DA, 80; 2, Nick Olson, DA, 82; 3, Kobey Landmark, DA, 82; 4, Chase McDonald, CA, 83; 5, Nash Colberg, DA, 85; 6, Cole Thielbar, CA, 85; 7, Cody Cavanaugh, DS, 87; 8, Rett Osthus, DS, 87; 9, Chandler Gullickson, CE, 89; 10, Caleb Wiskur, ELB, 90; 11, Dom Hansen, DS, 93; 12, Devon Burggraff, F, 93; 13, Cooper Long, G, 95; 14, Sage Ottoson, CA, 96; 15, Nick Curd, LP, 97.


Dylan Kindt, G, 97; Nate Tolley, CE, 98; Cade Birkel, DS, 98; Tanner Christensen, F, 110; Bradley Heinemann, F, 110; Nick Whitehouse, CE, 111; Owen Mersch, CA, 112; Colby Olson, LP, 114; Zach Anderson, CE, 115; David Allen, F, 115; Austin Strande, LP, 118; Tayson Swatek, G, 122; Allen Strande, LP, 140.

Register photos: 

Above, Cossack sophomore Ellie Schmidt rolls a putt on the ninth green during her round of 109 in the Sioux Valley Invitational on Monday morning at Meadow Creek in Volga.

Below, Flandreau’s Keva Burshiem putts for par on the ninth hole during the Sioux Valley Invitational on Monday morning at Meadow Creek in Volga. The eighth-grader shot 86 and placed third in the field of 32.

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