Marshfield fourth at first WVC boys golf tournament meet
Michalski finishes in seventh for Tigers
By Paul Lecker
MARATHON — The Marshfield boys golf team opened up its Wisconsin Valley Conference season with a fourth-place finish at the first of seven WVC meets on Friday at Pine Valley Golf Course. Wausau East was the host school.
Stevens Point won the meet with a score of 308, and Wausau West edging Wausau East by one (321-322) for second. Marshfield was fourth with a 346.
Derek Michalski led the Tigers with an 80 and finished seventh in the individual standings.
Matt Tuman of Wausau East won medalist honors with a 71, two shots ahead of Stevens Point’s Taylor Thomas.
Joe Kirschnik tied for 14th for Marshfield with an 84. Brendan Schneider added a 90, and Zach Hanson and Grant Michaelis each had 91s for the Tigers.
Marshfield will compete at the Tomah Invitational on Saturday.
(Hub City Times Sports Reporter Paul Lecker is also the publisher of MarshfieldAreaSports.com.)
Wisconsin Valley Conference Tournament Meet No. 1
April 29, at Pine Valley Golf Course, Marathon (host: Wausau East)
Team scores: 1. Stevens Point 308; 2. Wausau West 321; 3. Wausau East 322; 4. Marshfield 346; 5. D.C. Everest 366; 6. Wisconsin Rapids 373; 7. Merrill 402.
Top 10 and Marshfield finishers: 1. Matt Tuman (WE) 71; 2. Taylor Thomas (SP) 73; 3. Jake Hofmeister (SP) 74; 4. Josh Yang (WW) 75; 5. Max Bancker (SP) 77; 6. Landon Dehnel (WE) 79; 7. Derek Michalski (MAR) 80; 8. Austin Hilery (WW) and Ben Langlois (WW) 81; 10. Gabe McGinnity (WE) 83; 14. (tie) Joe Kirschnik (MAR) 84; 19. (tie) Brendan Schneider (MAR) 90; 21. (tie) Zach Hanson (MAR) and Grant Michaaelis (MAR) 91.