McCormick, Daane win SDGA Junior titles


HURON – Sioux Falls’ Shannon McCormick and Rapid City’s Ben Daane won titles in the SDGA Junior Championship at Broadland Creek.

Girls

McCormick shot 76 Monday and 75 Tuesday for a 7-over-par 151 total and a one-stroke victory.

Mitchell’s Masy Mock was runner-up at 152 (78-74).

Sioux Falls’ Reese Jansa ended up third with a 155 (81-74) total. She won the Adult-Child Championship for the second year in a row with her father, Ryan, on Sunday.

Sisseton’s Kelsey Heath (84-77—161) and Sioux Falls’ Emily Kolb (82-80—162) rounded out the top five.

Brookings’ Tafney Lunn posted a nine-hole core of 59 on Monday to take the age nine-under division title.

Age group winners and area competitors

9-under (9 holes) – Tafney Lunn, Brookings, 59 … 4, Elin Cowan, Volga, 88.

10-11 (9 holes) – Ronnie Wilharm, Vermillion, 41.

12-13 (18 holes) – Alison Kennedy, Spearfish, 85.

14-15 (36 holes) – Bryn Huber, Huron, 78-80—158 … DQ, Delilah Fuls, Brookings, 85-DQ.

Boys

Daane defeated Sioux Falls’ Nash Stenberg on the second hole of a playoff to claim the crown.

Both golfers shot 5-under 139 with matching 70s in Round 1 and 69s in Round 2.

Both players parred the first playoff hole. Daane sank a 40-footer for par on the second hole and Stenberg missed from 35 feet.

Rounding out the top five were Hartford’s Radley Mauney (73-73—146) and Sioux Falls’ Jackson Eggebraaten (71-76—147) and Garrett Everson (75-73—148).

Age group winners and area competitors

9-under (9 holes) – Lincoln Trasamar, Sioux Falls, 40 … 2, Liam Heiberger, Brookings, 43; 5, Jack Baszler, 50; 7, Andrew VanDamme, Brookings, 53.

10-11 (9 holes) – Vincent Vanliere, 35.

12-13 (18 holes) – Riley Christensen, Sioux Falls, 73 … 16, Rhys Heiberger, Brookings, 98; 20, Tyson Lunn, Brookings, 107.

14-15 (36 holes) – Will Hurd, Sioux Falls, 80-76—156.

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