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Gill, GMG golf second at Iowa Star Conference

ELMA — The GMG boys’ golf team accounted for three medalist and another top-15 finisher as the Wolverines came away with second place at the Iowa Star Conference Tournament on Wednesday at Maple Heights Golf & Country Club.

GMG finished seven strokes behind Don Bosco in the final team standings, 347-354, with North Tama coming in third at 367.

Don Bosco’s Sloan Barron was meet medalist with his 7-over-par round of 79. All four GMG scoring golfers were juniors, as Kolton Gill was the runner-up with an 83, Aaron Fleming was third at 85, Blaze Krull medaled in sixth with an 88, and Kamrin Chizik took 15th with a 98.

All four of Don Bosco’s scoring golfers finished in the top 10.

North Tama was led by Paden Ketter’s round of 87, good for fourth place, and Skyler Staker also medaled with his 90 for ninth. Ryan Waller lost out on an individual medal on a cardback, placing 11th with a 93, and Orion Hansen rounded out the Redhawks’ scoring with a 97.

The Colo-NESCO/Collins-Maxwell squad sent just two golfers to the conference meet, as Simon McKinney shot a 122 and John Pointer finished with a 137.

Iowa Star Conference meet

At Elma

Maple Heights Golf & Country Club, par 72

Team Standings — 1. Don Bosco 347, 2. GMG 354, 3. North Tama 367, 4. Tripoli 390, 5. Clarksville 433, 6. Baxter 442, 7. Riceville 450, 8. Dunkerton 489.

Individual (top 10) — 1. Sloan Barron, DB, 79; 2. Kolton Gill, GMG, 83; 3. Aaron Fleming, GMG, 85; 4. (tie) Lewis Havel, DB, 87; Paden Ketter, NT, 87; 6. (tie) Alex Reiter, DB, 88; Blaze Krull, GMG, 88; Zach Hereid, TRI, 88; 9. Skyler Staker, NT, 90; 10. Mason Denton, DB, 93.

GMG (347) — Gill 83, Fleming 85, Krull 88, Kamrin Chizik 98, Hunter Smoldt 106, Ryan Hunt 107.

NORTH TAMA (367) — Ketter 87, Staker 90, Ryan Waller 93, Orion Hansen 97, Jack Dostal 104, Lance Zobel 107.

COLO-NESCO/C-M — Simon McKinney 122, John Pointer 137.