COCHIN - Golfers from southeast Saskatchewan had a great showing at the Saskatchewan High Schools Athletic Association's provincial championship at the Jackfish Lake Golf and Conference Centre in Cochin on the weekend.
The Team South East male entry captured the provincial championship with a two-round total of 437. Team South East shot a 213 in the first round to take an 11-shot lead over Central Valley (224) and North East (225), and then had a 224 in the second round to finish 22 strokes ahead of Central Valley (459).
South Central finished third with a two-round score of 463.
Members of Team South East male team were Derien Herlick of the Weyburn Comprehensive School, Conner Spencer of the Estevan Comprehensive School, Kerr Cudmore of the Wawota Parkland School and Porter Barnett of the Gordon F. Kells High School.
Herlick finished second overall in the male individual division with a two-round total of 145, shooting a 70 in the first round and a 75 in the second. He finished a stroke behind Saskatoon's Max Regier.
Spencer was sixth with a 157 (78-79), Cudmore was tied for eighth at 160 (75-85), and Barnett was 10th at 161 (78-83).
In the female division, Team South East was sixth with a two-round total of 382. The South East scored 194 in the first round and 188 in the second.
Members were Jade Krainyk of Redvers School, Faith Gerspacher of Rocanville School, Tianna Delalleau of Gordon F. Kells and Alainna Brown of Moosomin's McNaughton High School.
Krainyk was seventh in the province with a 185 (92-93). Gerspacher was tied for 21st with a 225 (112-113), Delalleau was 31st at 247 (130-117), and Brown was 33rd at 250 (131-119).
The East Central team won the provincial title with a two-round score of 345 (167-178), 10 better than South West (175-180). Horizon Central was third at 361 (192-169).
Ella Kozak of Yorkton Sacred Heart won the individual female title with a two-round score of 136 (67-69), 26 better than Kyle's Chloe Willis, who had two rounds of 81 to finish with a 162.