Braun Locked In @ SDGA Junior Tour @ MC3


SDGA Junior Tour (NE Leg) @ Moccasin Creek CC in Aberdeen; GGID: JTMOCCASIN24

ABERDEEN, SD ( – On Monday in the heat and humidity on the links & temperatures reaching 94 degrees, the next leg of the SDGA Junior Tour was held at Moccasin Creek Country Club in the Hub City. Many local & regional golfers put together some outstanding rounds of golf & one hailing from Aberdeen was the only golfer to shoot under par.

In the boys 12-13 age bracket, Aberdeen’s Hayden Liebl was the leader in the club house, shooting a [+9, 81] for the day. In the same age grouping, but for the girls, Faith Roehrich of Watertown carded a [+17, 89] for the afternoon, while Kenzley Heath of Sisseton finished in second place.

In the girls 14-15 Claire Heil of Mobridge finished in first, while Delany Johnson of Aberdeen was just two strokes behind her, with a +36 for the day. In the boys 14-15 age bracket, Seth Lesnar had the best round of the day for any of the boys in any age bracket. Lesnar shot a [+3, 75] with birdies on holes six & 11. Cole Brust of Aberdeen was just one stroke behind Lesnar, with a [+4, 76].

In the final age grouping, the girls 16-18, it was a show put on by the Aberdonians. Aberdeen Central’s Olivia Braun shot the best score of any golfer for the day for both the boys & girls. She was the only player who carded an under par score, with a [-4, 68]. She played nearly error free golf, just one bogey on the par three fourth hole, but she more than made up for it. Braun picked up a birdies on the par four third hole, the par four seventh hole, plus holes 12 & 15 (both par fours) and she finished the day with a birdie on the 18th hole, a par five.

Her Aberdeen Central teammate Emma Dohrer was [+11] with an 83 & Aberdeen Roncalli’s Claire Crawford shot a [+12] with and 84.

For the boys 16-18 age grouping, Brevin Fliehs of Groton carded a [+5] with a 77 to finish in first place for the day. For more individual notes, check out the leaderboard below.


GIRLS 12-13

1st) Faith Roehrich (Watertown, SD) [+17]

2nd) Kenzley Heath (Sisseton, SD) [+27]

3rd) Ellis Johnson (Aberdeen, SD) [+40]

4th) Ava Bain (Sioux Falls, SD) [+47]


BOYS 12-13

1st) Hayden Liebl (Aberdeen, SD) [+9]

2nd) Kooper Wookey (Clark, SD) [+12]

3rd) Braxton Yackley (Selby, SD) [+13]

4th) Kroix Larson (Brandon, SD) [+14]

5th) Greyson Zebroski (Watertown, SD) [+16]

T5th) Matthew Gerlach (Aberdeen, SD) [+16]


14-15 GIRLS

1st) Claire Heil (Mobridge, SD) [+34]

2nd) Delany Johnson (Aberdeen, SD) [+36]


14-15 BOYS

1st) Seth Lesnar (Webster, SD) [+3]

2nd) Cole Brust (Aberdeen, SD) [+4]

3rd) Ben Akin (Elk Point, SD) [+4]

4th) Kaiden Weinreis (Doland, SD) [+11]

5th) Aiden Hernandez (Aberdeen, SD) [+11]

6th) Larz Tvedt (Castlewood, SD) [+14]

7th) Seth Hettick (Roscoe, SD) [+15]

8th) Lucas Daggett (Aberdeen, SD) [+17]

9th) Ben Phillips (Aberdeen, SD) [+17]

10th) Landon Krzmarzick (Sioux Falls, SD) [+19]


GIRLS 16-18

1st) Olivia Braun (Aberdeen, SD) [-4]

2nd) Emma Dohrer (Aberdeen, SD) [+11]

3rd) Claire Crawford (Aberdeen, SD) [+12]

4th) Chloe Vikander (Aberdeen, SD) [+17]


BOYS 16-18

1st) Brevin Fliehs (Groton, SD) [+5]

2nd) Jerome Zebroski (Watertown, SD) [+5]

3rd) Harrison Beyers (Roscoe, SD) [+6]

4th) Carter Langle (Elk Point, SD) [+7]

5th) Jonathan DeBoer (Twin Brooks, SD) [+7]

6th) Marshall Widstrom (Mitchell, SD) [+11]

7th) Jesse Hernandez (Aberdeen, SD) [+12]

8th) Carter Simon (Groton, SD) [+15]

9th) Kalen Larson (Aberdeen, SD) [+15]

10th) Jackson Ravellette (Aberdeen, SD) [+15]