ORANGE CITY, Iowa – Carroll Kuemper and Estherville-Lincoln Central claimed the top two spots in an Iowa Class 2A boys district golf meet Thursday at Landsmeer Golf Club.

Kuemper, led by individual medalist Jared Tigges, totaled 318 while Estherville-Lincoln Central finished at 328. Those two teams advance to the 2A state meet at the American Legion Golf Course in Marshalltown May 24-25.

Tigges, who finished 10th in last year’s state meet, matched par with 38-33-71. Sheldon’s Tyler Merley, a fifth-place state finisher a year ago, was runner-up at 38-38—76.

The other two individual state qualifiers were Ryan Fedders of Orange City Unity Christian (35-42—77) and Hunter Wheatley of Estherville-Lincoln Central (40-37—77.

Rounding out the team standings were Sheldon (331), Unity Christian (340),

Hinton (348), Ogden (362), Alta-Aurelia (373) and OA-BCIG (375).

Class 1A

FORT DODGE, Iowa -- Harris-Lake Park and Westwood earned Class 1A boys state golf berths by finishing second and third in a district at Lakeside Golf Course here Thursday

H-LP (326) finished one stroke behind host Fort Dodge St. Edmond, while Westwood was another shot back at 327.

Freshman Lucas Gunderson shot 76 for Harris-Lake Park, while Elijah Lamoreaux paced Westwood with a 78.

Among the individual qualifiers from the Fort Dodge district were Spencer Schorg of Remsen St. Mary's (75) and Keaton Van Roekel of Boyden-Hull.

The 1A state meet will be played at Westwood Golf Course in Newton, Iowa, May24-25.

Class 3A

STORM LAKE, Iowa -- Spencer has punched its ticket to the Class 3A Iowa Boys State Golf Tournament after a second-place finish in a district at Lake Creek Country Club here Thursday.

The Tigers totaled 328 and wound up second behind Nevada (312). Both teams will play in next week's state meet at Lakeside Golf Course in Fort Dodge, Iowa.

Spencer was led by Ezra Meyer with 78, while Chase Hough and Michael Storey each shot 82 and Connor Moret 86.

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