Boys Golf

Centralia's Rudy Voetberg, far right, swings his club Wednesday afternoon at Riverside Golf Course in Chehalis.

Centralia’s Rudy Voetberg earned medalist honors as the Tigers won 236-247 against Tumwater in an Evergreen 2A Conference boys golf match at Riverside Golf Course in Chehalis on Monday.

Voetberg carded a 38 and teammate Brett Wasson finished second with a 43. Jesse Kuykendall placed third for the Tigers with a 46.

Nolan Rice recorded a 49 and Jayden Pannette rounded out Centralia with a 60.

“We played real well. It was a tough day to play golf. It was raining the whole time, the greens had just been plugged so they were sandy,” Centralia coach Hal Gronseth. “Rudy’s 38 is a really outstanding score for the conditions we played in. Everybody else came in OK. We’re in a league that you have to play pretty well. Playing at Riverside, some of the Tumwater kids struggled a bit on a different course.”

Centralia travels to Tumwater Valley on Wednesday to take on Black Hills.

W.F. West Turns in Season-Best Score Against Rochester

The Bearcats turned in a season-best score to defeat Rochester 198-264 in an Evergreen 2A Conference boys golf match at Newaukum Valley Golf Course in Chehalis on Monday.

Tukker Rosbach earned medalist honors for the Bearcats with a 36. Teammate Camryn Bostwick finished second with a 39 and Dirk Plakinger, Micah Ethel and Connor Trodahl each carded a 41 to tie for third for the Bearcats.

Rochester’s Luke Barth shot a 48, Brady Moen tallied a 49 and Logan Fry had a 54. Gabe Masias added up to a 56, Xavier Mendez had a 57 and Ethan Eyer rounded out the Warriors with a 58.

“It still is a fantastic score, even to adjust for the par (33). The boys played really well, best round as a team this year,” W.F. West coach Matt Klovdahl said. “Tukker (Rosbach) was a match medalist shot his best round of the year, played very well. Another one that played well was Dirk (Plakinger), he’s played really well. It’s exciting to see those two standout as we hit the home stretch of the season and start focusing on districts.”

W.F. West hosts Aberdeen at Newaukum Valley on Wednesday while Rochester hosts Tumwater at Riverside Golf Course on Wednesday in an EvCo match.

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