Bigfork’s Potkonjak in Fifth at Class B State Golf Tournament

The boys and girls state tournaments conclude today

By Dillon Tabish

Joseph Potkonjak of Bigfork is in fifth place at the Class B high school state golf tournament at Eaglerock Golf Course in Billings.

Potkonjak shot a 4-over 76 in the first round on Tuesday. Dalton Hooton of Thompson Falls shot 73 and is tied for second place entering today’s final round. Bryce Mocabee of Huntley Project also shot 73.

Joey Peter of Manhattan leads after shooting a 4-under 68 on the first day.

The state tournament concludes Wednesday.

Bigfork’s Colton Stodghill shot 82, Ryder Trent shot 88, Jonathan Landon carded 92 and Tyler Ost earned 96.

In the girls tournament, Sadie Crippen of Missoula Loyola jumped out to a resounding lead, carding 2-over 74 at Pryor Creek in Huntley Project.

Lynzee Dexter of Townsend is in second place, 83 and Hanna Walter of Huntley Project is in third, 84.

The girls tournament concludes Wednesday.

State B

BOYS

at Eaglerock Golf Course

First round

Team scores: 1, Manhattan 317; 2, Thompson Falls 326; T3, Conrad 328; T3, Shelby 328; 5, Colstrip 335; 6. Townsend 336; 7, Bigfork 338, 8, Columbus 358; 9, Malta 361; 10, Huntley Project 362; 11, Choteau 386; 12, Shepherd 392.

Top 15 individuals: Joey Peter, Manhattan, 68; Bryce Mocabee, Huntley Project, 73; Dalton Hooton, Thompson Falls, 73; Tommy Tirrell, Missoula Loyola, 74; Joseph Potkonjak, Bigfork, 76; Derrek Durocher, Choteau, 76; Derek Walker, Deer Lodge, 76; Josh Neth, Manhattan, 77; Keagan Lindsoe, Three Forks, 77; Billy Miller, Big Timber; Bridger Martin, Shelby, 78; Lane Bradley, Colstrip, 79; Fisher Niemeyer, Ronan, 79; Caleb Bates, Thompson Falls, 79; Jaden Graveley, Townsend, 79.

GIRLS

at Pryor Creek, Huntley

Team scores: 1, Missoula Loyola 363; 2, Townsend 378; 3, Forsyth 383; 4, Three Forks 387; 5, Huntley Project 412; 6, Roundup 419; 7, Columbus 437; T8, Conrad 457; T8, Plentywood 457; 10, Ronan 472; 11, Glasgow 476; 12, Cut Bank 538.

Top 15 individuals: Sadie Crippen, Loyola, 74; Lynzee Dexter, Townsend, 83; Hanna Walter, Huntley Project, 84; Brooke Bezanson, Loyola, 85; Anna DeMars, Townsend, 87; Ana Campbell, Big Timber, 88; Abi Venzor, Three Forks, 90; Shaunessy Bidwell, Forsyth, 93; Sydney Rochford, Three Forks, 93; Brooke Channel, Forsyth, 94; Madison Larson, Roundup, 95; Madison Robischon, Townsend, 95; Alyssa Brewer, Forsyth, 96; Julia Downing, Loyola, 98; Jade LaDeaux, Plentywood, 98.

Scores courtesy of the Billings Gazette

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