State Golf Day One Results & Leaderboard(s) (6/3/24)


Class AA Girls State Tournament [Day 1 of 2] @ Hillcrest CC, Yankton, SD. 

Yankton, SD ( – After the first day at the State AA girls golf tournament in Yankton, the current leader in the clubhouse is the sophomore from Aberdeen Central, Olivia Braun. After netting a par on the first hole of the day, Braun sunk three straight birdies on the next three holes (all par fours) to get off to a white hot start. Even though she had a few bogeys on the day, particularly on the back nine, all told, she holds a three shot lead over second place, Allison Meyerink from Mitchell. Collectively as a team, the Golden Eagles are just one stroke behind Mitchell and in second place. The Arrows of Watertown are only one shot behind Aberdeen Central and in third place; setting up a furious fight to the finish for the state championship(s) on Tuesday from Hillcrest CC.


TEAM SCORES: [out of 13 teams]

1st) Mitchell (+43)

2nd) Aberdeen Central (+44)

3rd) Watertown (+45)

4th) O’Gorman (+57)

5th) SF Lincoln (+74)



1st) Olivia Braun (Aberdeen Central) [E, 72]

2nd) Allison Meyerink (Mitchell) [+3, 75]

3rd) Maddie Childs (Mitchell) [+6, 78]

T-3rd) Erin Hurd (O’Gorman) [+6, 78]

T5th) Gabi Olson (Watertown) [+8, 80]

8th) Emma Dohrer (Aberdeen Central) [+10, 82]


Class A Girls State Tournament [Day 1 of 2] @ Bakker Crossing GC, Sioux Falls, SD. 


1st) SF Christian (+35)

2nd) Vermillion (+56)

T2nd) West Central (+56)

4th) Madison (+63)

5th) St. Thomas More (+86)

6th) Aberdeen Roncalli (+88)

9th) Groton Area (+121)

12th) Mo/Po (+164)



1st) Tori Peterson (SF Christian) [+6, 77]

T1st) Hayden Thorton (RC Christian) [+6, 77]

T1st) Kaitlin Strain (St. Thomas More) [+6, 77]

4th) Dakotah Larson (West Central) [+7, 78]

T4th) Ronnie Wilharm (Vermillion) [+7, 78]

T4th) Katie Betsworth (Dakota Valley) [+7, 78]

16th) Elliot Hortness (Sisseton) [+12, 83]

18th) Carly Guthmiller (Groton Area) [+13, 84]

22nd) Claire Crawford (Aberdeen Roncalli) [+16, 87]


Class B Girls State Tournament [Day 1 of 2] @ Edgebrook GC, Brookings, SD. 


1st) Chester (+40)

2nd) Miller (+47)

3rd) Clark/WL (+65)

4th) Jones County (+67)

T4th) Burke (+67)

9th) Selby Area (+84)

11th) Webster Area (+88)



1st) Jadyn McDonald (Chester) [+6, 76]

2nd) Jayce Pugh (Miller) [+7, 77]

3rd) Brynn Roehrich (Clark/WL) [+9, 79]

4th) Olivia Mikkelsen (Potter County) [+11, 81]

5th) Olivia Olson (Sully Buttes) [+13, 83]

T5th) Kamri Kittleson (Jones County) [+13, 83]

7th) Kaihlyn Anderberg (Miller) [+15, 85]

9th) Taryn Hettick (Selby Area) [+16, 86]


Class B Boys State Tournament [Day 1 of 2] @ Brookings CC, Brookings, SD. 


1st) Wessington Springs (+21)

2nd) Hamlin (+30)

T2nd) Hanson (+30)

4th) Chester (+31)

5th) Clark/WL (+32)

6th) Edmunds Central (+33)

8th) Sully Buttes (+35)

9th) Miller & De Smet [+36]

12th) Ipswich (+38)



1st) Blake Larson (Wess. Springs) [+2, 74]

2nd) Derek Brueggemen (Miller) [+3, 75]

T2nd) Gavin Colson (Sully Buttes) [+3, 75]

4th) Drake Mueller (Faulkton Area) [+4, 76]

T4th) Taylor Kriech (Colman-Egan) [+4, 76]

8th) Chet Peterson (Ipswich) [+7, 79]