Nebraska Junior Amateur & Nebraska Girls’ Amateur Championships held at Elks CC in Columbus

July 14, 2018

Three players are tied at the top after the first round of the 51st Nebraska Junior Amateur Championship at Elks Country Club after yesterday.

The trio tied at 71 (-1) includes defending champion Tucker Knaak of Plainview, Omaha’s Josh Peters and Grand Island’s Cade McCallum. After today’s second round, the field will be cut to the low 40 scores and ties for Saturday’s final round. Other scores include Norfolk’s Kellen Rossman (73); Creighton’s Chase Largen (76); Norfolk’s Jake Kluver (76); Atkinson’s Mason Hale (76); Fordyce’ Matthew Schaefer (77); Norfolk’s Isaac Heimes (79); Columbus’ Shane Hess (80); Norfolk’s John Canham (81); Bancroft’s Devin Darnell (81); Wisner’s Rockney Peck (82); Scribner’s Teague Stewart (83); & Wayne’s Tanner Walling (92).

Kaitlyn Hanna of Omaha took the lead after the first round of the 18th Nebraska Girls’ Amateur Championship at Elks Country Club yesterday. Hanna fired a round of 75 and leads by two strokes over two players at 77, including defending champion Ricki Hickstein of Chadron and Wahoo’s Lauren Thiele. The final round begins today at 12:30, with the leaders set to tee-off at 2:30. Other scores included Columbus’ Aspen Luebbe (78); Hartington’s Cassidy Ulrich (87); Snyder’s Livia Hunke (97); & Columbus’ Ashley Warner (113).

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