SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — South Dakota women’s golf team finished in ninth-place at the Missouri State Payne Stewart Memorial Invitational that concluded on Tuesday at Twin Oaks Country Club.

The Coyotes finished with a 54-hole total of 921 after closing with a final 18-hole score of 306. They had previously opened the two-day meet on Monday with rounds of 310 and 305.

Oral Roberts rallied in the final round on Tuesday to claim the team title with 873 while UTEP, the first day leader, ended up tied with host Missouri State for second place at 884.

South Dakota was led by Katie Bartlett who shot a final round 74 to finish tied for 23rd at 227. Emma Sabbagh closed with a final round 77 to finish tied for 27th at 228 while Laerke Jensen also finished with a final round 77 and finished tied for 32nd at 229.

Rounding out the counting five for the Coyotes were Julia Hall, who shot 81 in the final round for a 240 total and Megan Munneke, who fired a 78 to finish at 243.

Competing as individuals for South Dakota were Olivia Roper, Jalea Culliver and Molly Fossen. Roper had a final round 79 to finish at 243, Culliver fired a final round 81 to finish at 253 and Fossen shot 90 over the final 18 holes for a 265 total.

The Coyotes are back in action on Sept 16-17 in Chicago to play in the Loyola Fall Invitational.

Siouxland Inv.

ORANGE CITY, Iowa — The Mount Marty College men’s golf team finished 13th in the Siouxland Invitational, which concluded on Tuesday.

MMC, which followed a first-round 334 with a 336 on Tuesday, was led by Jackson Faber (156) and Izac Reifenrath (162). Cole Anderson finished at 175, Noah Jewett shot 177 and Sully Lewis finished at 184 for the Lancers. Also for MMC, Zach Mauch snot 180.

Morningside shot a two-day score of 568 to earn the team title, beating out Doane and Dakota Wesleyan, each at 579.

Morningside’s Torben Boeger earned medalist honors, following a first-round 69 with a 67 to score 136. Northwestern’s Brock Murphy finished two strokes back.

Badger Inv.

MADISON, Wis. — The South Dakota State men’s golf team finished 16th at the Badger Invitational on Tuesday.

The Jackrabbits completed the 54-hole contest with a total score of 295-305-313-913 (+49) on the par-72, 7,294-yard University Ridge Golf Course. Notre Dame finished first (824, -22) and Kansas took second (856, -8).

Jack Tanner carded a third-round score of 78 (+6) and finished tied for 27th overall, 70-70-78-218 (+2). Jones Comerford and Matthew Schaefer tied for 83rd with a total score of 232 (+16). Schaefer had a team-best score in the final round of 77 (+5).

The South Dakota State men’s golf team will return to action as it hosts The Jackrabbit in Valentine, Neb., Sept. 29-30.

HS Boys: Vermillion 169, EPJ 187

VERMILLION — Vermillion’s T.J. Tracy shot a 39 for medalist honors as the Tanagers beat Elk Point-Jefferson 169 to 187 in a nine-hole boys’ golf dual on Tuesday at The Bluffs Golf Course.

Vermillion’s Carter Mart and Hunter Lavin, and EPJ’s Nathan Boerger each shot 43 in the effort.

Vermillion also won the JV dual, 199 to 249.


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