Eagle boys, Rocky Mountain girls win 5A state golf team titles

The Eagle High boys and Rocky Mountain High girls golf teams won at the 5A state golf tournament Tuesday at Lewiston Golf and Country Club.

The Mustangs finished with a combined team total of 574 compared to second-place Coeur d’Alene’s 599. The Grizzlies’ top four golfers carded a 667 to beat defending champion Lewiston (690).

It is the first state championship in program history for the Grizzlies, while Eagle has won five of the past six titles.

Defending state champion Amy Hasenoehrl defeated Vallivue’s Gabby Barker in a playoff to claim medalist honors. Eagle’s Graysen Huff bested teammate Colby Dean in a sudden-death playoff to win the individual title for the boys.

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Junior Haley Nist won the individual title with a two-day total of 156 as Bishop Kelly won its second consecutive team title Tuesday at the University of Idaho Golf Course in Moscow.

Twin Falls claimed the boys title, but BK’s Hunter Ostrum was the top individual with his two-day total of 143.

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Kaceelyn Pouttu won her fourth consecutive individual title to help the Kellogg girls take first place at The Highlands Golf Course in Post Falls.

Buhl won its first boys championship since 1975, while Shelley’s Keifer Higham was the individual medalist.

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The Aberdeen girls (852) held off McCall-Donnelly (866) at Circling Raven Golf Club in Worley. Despite adding 10 strokes to her first-round 70, Castleford’s Sierra Harr earned the individual win.

The Nampa Christian boys (708) padded their first-round lead to 18 strokes over Valley (726) to win its first boys team championship since 2007.

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