BY CHUCK VANDENBERG
FORT MADISON – Jadon Hawk shot an 85 good enough for 9th place and the final 1st team position at Monday’s Southeast Iowa Superconference boys high school golf meet.
West Burlington/Notre Dame’s Matt Briggs was medalist with a four-over 76. New London’s Clayton Phillips shot a 77 for runner up at the meet held at Sheaffer Memorial Golf Course in Fort Madison.
Hawk started with a couple sevens on holes 2 and 3 before recording four 3s on the next five holes including two birdies to got out with four-over 40, which was tied for 3rd best over the front nine. But he couldn’t find a birdie on the back nine and played bogie golf the rest of the way for a nine-over 45 coming in.
The Hawks KJ Skow shot an 87 and made the 2nd team, while Blaine Watkins carded a 92 and made the 3rd team.
The Hawks finished fifth in team scoring with a 359 and Holy Trinity finished in a tie for 8th with Mediapolis shooting a 397.
Only four shots separated the top four teams with Winfield-Mt. Union winning the meet with a 345 just one stroke ahead of Van Buren and three ahead of New London. WB/ND took fourth with a 349.
Holy Trinity Catholic’s Kyle Bredemeyer shot a 93 to lead the Crusaders with a 3rd team finish. Trevor Mohrfeld also made the 3rd team with a 94. Central Lee’s Dalton Durand, who played in the same group with Mohrfeld also shot a 94 and made the 3rd team.
Other top local players included Kody Sapp who shot a 99 and was named honorable mention.
HTC’s Mason Holvoet shot a 101, Brandon Delaney shot a 109, Colby Bredemeyer carded a 121. Central Lee’s Bryce Finney shot a 118 to round out the scoring for the Hawks.