Oct 14, 2020 1:44 AM

Scottsbluff wins girls state golf; Pair of panhandle players finish in playoff

Posted Oct 14, 2020 1:44 AM

By: Dave Collins, Sports Director

Scottsbluff High School is Nebraska Girls State State Golf Champion and Anna Kelley won the individual title on a playoff hole.  The Bearcats cruised to a girls golf title Tuesday at Monument Shadows in Gering, taking 22 shots of Monday’s total in their second round and winning the championship by 51 strokes at plus-110.

It took two playoff holes for a pair of rivals schools to settle who’d win the individual title. Scottsbluff sophomore Anna Kelley clipped Gering senior Madilyne Schlaepfer after both finished their two rounds at 12-over.

Gering claimed 6th place in the team standings by one stroke over Grand Island Northwest.

Alliance came in last, but improved their second day scores by 16 shots as a team.

Chadron senior Maddy Pelton came in 12th.  

In Columbus at the Class C tournament Broken Bow is your champion with a 48-shot victory over Lincoln Christian.

Kimball ended state in 11th place and Mitchell slipped to 15th. Kimball junior Peyton Wise was the best local finisher with 6th place and a plus-22 total.

Individually the winning score was written in by Abbigail Broderson from Boone Central with an 11-over par two-day total.