Connell wins 14-15 division at junior event

Friday, June 17, 2005

Southeast Missourian

Central High School golfer Jack Connell notched a tournament victory Wednesday in the Gateway PGA/Southeast Missouri junior golf event at Hidden Trails Country Club in Dexter, Mo.

Connell topped the 14- and 15-year-old boys tour division with an 84, two shots better than Eric Redfearn.

Josh Wheeler won the 16- to 19-year-old boys tour division with a 72, while Lindsey Riffle led the girls division with an 84.

Other winners were: Jesse Hency, 10 and 11 boys; Evan Deere, 12 and 13 boys for nine holes; Trent Hillis, 12 and 13 boys for 18 holes; Zack Stricker, 14 and 15 boys; and Dustin Gray, 16 to 19 boys regular division.

The event attracted 42 players.

SCORES

BOYS

10-11 (9 holes) -- 1, Jesse Hency, 41; 2, Collin Sprandel, 50; 3, Matthew Crews, 51.

12-13 (9 holes) -- 1, Evan Deere, 48; 2, Sean Callewaert, 49; 3, Luke Mueller, 62.

12-13 regular (18 holes) -- 1, Trent Hillis, 77; 2, Tanner Werner, 80; 3, Chance Holden, 81.

14-15 regular (18 holes) -- 1, Zack Stricker, 85; 2, Derek Spencer, 94; 3, Dillon Demaree, 95.

16-19 regular (18 holes) -- 1, Dustin Gray, 99.

14-15 tour (18 holes) -- 1, Jack Connell, 84; 2, Eric Redfearn, 86; 3, Dakota Trevino, 88.

16-19 tour (18 holes) -- 1, Josh Wheeler, 72; 2, Gabe Sauer, 74; 3, Brandon Holzum, 77.

GIRLS

16-19 tour (18 holes) -- 1, Lindsay Riffle, 84.

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