Sabetha High School Spring Sports Honors: Golf
The Sabetha High School Bluejay golf team opened their season with a home invitational on Monday, April 9, and concluded their season at the State Golf Tournament on Monday, May 21. Sabetha claimed the gold at the State Tournament with a score of 320, defeating second place Phillipsburg by two strokes (322) and third place finisher Cimarron by four strokes (324). Throughout the season, the Bluejays took first at every event they attended except for the Seaman Invitational where they placed sixth against multiple 6A schools.
Garrett Scott – Senior
Awards – All League, All State Honorable Mention
Throughout the 2018 season, Scott placed first at five events and second at two. His best score of the season came during the Thursday, April 12, Invitational at Nemaha Central, where he shot a 70. Scott was the Big 7 League Champ, as well as the 3A Regional Champ. Scott placed 13th at State — shooting 43 on the front nine and 37 on the back nine for a total score of 80.
Jesse Burger – junior
Awards – All League, All State
Throughout the 2018 season, Burger placed first at one event and second four events. His best score of the season came during two events – Nemaha Central Invitational and the Rossville Invitational – where he shot at 72 at both events. Burger placed third at the Big 7 League Tournament, second at the 3A Regional Tournament and fifth at the 3A State Tournament where he shot a 76 – 41 on the front nine and 35 on the back nine.
David Pierson – Sophomore
Awards – All League Honorable Mention, All State
Throughout the 2018 season, Pierson placed second at one event and third at two events. His best score of the season came during the Tuesday, May 1, Rossville Invitational where he shot a 75. Pierson placed sixth at the Big 7 League Tournament, fourth at the 3A Regional Tournament and seventh at the 3A State Tournament where he shot a 77 – 37 on the front nine and 40 on the back nine.
Editor’s Note: To earn All State, golfers must place in the top 10 at State. To earn All State Honorable Mention (HM), golfers must place 11th through 20th at State. To earn All League, golfers must place in the top five at League. To earn All League Honorable Mention (HM), golfers must place sixth through eighth at League. All statistics are according to The Sabetha Herald’s records.