by Wes Benyshek
Tri-Rivers Conference Golf Meet
The Lisbon boys varsity golf team competed in the Tri-Rivers Conference golf meet May 2nd, at Bellevue Country Club in Bellevue. They have faced tough weather conditions all year while this week was the same. The boy’s finished 6th overall shooting a total team score of 211. The top scorer for the Lions was Keegan Brayton who shot a 50. The other Lions also did really well. Traysen Schaefer scored a 52, Conner Miller shot a 53, Brayton Frey had a 56, Max Abodeely was at 58, and Sam Hendricks finished with a 63.
Easton Valley Invitational
The Lisbon-Mount Vernon girls golf team also have faced extremely tough conditions all year. On May 2nd, they attended the Easton Valley Invitational at Plum River Golf Course in Preston. They too had tough conditions at this meet. 8 teams golf at this meet. The girls improved their score from last year by 24 strokes! They also placed 4th this year where they placed 6th last. They were led by Ellie Meineke, who scored an 18 hole total of 93. She continued her great season with the 6th place finish at the meet. Other contributors were Emma Howard with a 102, Katelyn Decious with a 114, which was a personal best, Emily David with a score of 121, Ryann Fall, who shot 124, and Maddie Hinrichs with a 131.
The Lisbon boys and Lisbon-Mount Vernon girls golf teams golfed in the annual Co-Ed meet at Little Bear Golf Course in Wyoming, with Calamus-Wheatland and Midland also participating. At this meet, each of the girls are paired with one boy to compete against the other teams. They alternate shots, and obviously, the goal is to get the ball in the hole in the least amount of shots. Lisbon’s combined team total was a 217, which came behind in close second to Calamus-Wheatland who shot a combined score of 210. Midland came in third with a 224. The best score for the Lions was the duo of Keegan Brayton and Ellie Meineke who tied for the meet medalists with a score of 48. The next best Lion duos were Emma Howard and Trayson Schaefer along with Conner Miller and Katelyn Decious. Both duos shot a 55. Next for the Lions was Max Abodeely and Emily Davis, who fired a 59. The other two Lion teams were Sam Hendricks and Ryann Fall with a 60, and Brayton Frey and Maddie Hinrichs with a 66. The coaches also got to compete against other coaches in this meet. Coaches Lance Kamaus and Andy Kaul shot a 47 which came in second among the three teams. They fell behind the the Midland coaches who shot a day low of 40.