Marshfield wins final meet of Wisconsin Valley Conference Boys Golf Tournament, earns four all-conference spots

Marshfield freshman Davis Rens hit a shot to the 15th green during competition at the seventh leg of the Wisconsin Valley Conference Boys Golf Tournament on Friday at RiverEdge Golf Course in Marshfield. (Photo by Paul Lecker/
Four Marshfield golfers earned all-Wisconsin Valley Conference honors as the seven-meet tournament wrapped up Friday at RiverEdge Golf Course in Marshfield. From left, Ben Baur and Nate Boson earned second-team honors, Cole Hanson was an honorable mention choice, and Davis Rens also was named to the second team. (Submitted photo)

MARSHFIELD – Marshfield won the final leg of the Wisconsin Valley Conference Boys Golf Tournament on its home course on Friday at RiverEdge Golf Course.

The Tigers had four top-10 finishers and had a team score of 336, easily taking first place at the meet. D.C. Everest was second with a score of 349, one shot ahead of Stevens Point, and with that one-stroke margin for second place, the Evergreens won the overall team title for the first time. Marshfield finished third in the overall standings.

Merrill’s Russell Dettmering was the meet medalist with a 77, edging Wausau East’s Carter Cygan by one shot and Marshfield’s Ben Baur by two.

Dettmering won his third-straight overall WVC title as he won the final six of the seven conference meets.

Nate Boson shot an 84 to finish sixth, Davis Rens tied for seventh with an 86, and Cole Hanson tied for 10th with an 87 for the Tigers. All four of the Marshfield golfers who finished in the top 10 on Friday ended up earning all-conference honors.

Boson finished seventh, Baur ninth and Rens 10th in the overall individual standings to earn second-team all-WVC honors. Hanson finished tied for 11th overall to gain honorable mention all-conference.

Marshfield will compete at the WIAA Division 1 regional on Tuesday at Bass Lake Golf Club in Antigo.

2019 Wisconsin Valley Conference Boys Golf Tournament
Meet No. 7, May 17, at RiverEdge Golf Course, Marshfield
Team scores:
1. Marshfield 336; 2. D.C. Everest 349; 3. Stevens Point 350; 4. Wausau East 357; 5. Wausau West 362; 6. Merrill 371; 7. Wisconsin Rapids 374.
Top 10 individuals and Marshfield golfers: 1. Russell Dettmering (MER) 77; 2. Carter Cygan (WE) 78; 3. Ben Baur (MAR) 79; 4. Ben Peloquin (DC) and Evan Thomas (SP) 82; 6. Nate Boson 84; 7. Davis Rens (MAR), Kolyn Abraham (WE) and Ethan Thomas (SP) 86; 10. Hunter Wallace (MER), Cole Hanson (MAR) 87 and John Prokop (WW) 87; 26. Jaxon Bulgrin (MAR) 96.
Final overall standings through Meet No. 7
Team standings:
1. D.C. Everest 43; 2. Stevens Point 41.5; 3. Marshfield 41; 4. Merrill and Wausau West 19; 6. Wisconsin Rapids 16.5; 7. Wausau East 16.
Individual Standings
First-team all-conference:
1. Russell Dettmering (MER) 97.5; 2. Carter Cygan (WE) 90.5; 3. Ben Peloquin (DC) 85.5; 4. Evan Thomas (SP) 66.5; 5. Logan Pechinski (SP) 56.5.
Second-team all-conference: 6. Sam Hagedorn (DC) 49; 7. Nate Boson (MAR) 48.5; 8. Hunter Wallace (MER) 44.5; 9. Ben Baur (MAR) 43; 10. Davis Rens (MAR) 38.5
Honorable mention all-conference: 11. Steven Rainville (DC) and Cole Hanson (MAR) 21; 13. Davis Hackbarth (DC) 20.5; 14. Spencer Sparks (WR) 20; 15. Ethan Thomas (SP) 19.

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