SE boys crowned CYO golf champs

Behind strong rounds from Eddie Doyle and Robert Flattery, the St. Edmond boys golf team won the CYO championship at Lakeside Golf Course Wednesday.

Doyle was meet medalist, firing a two-under par 32-38-70. Flattery finished second, one stroke behind him with a one-under 71 (36-35). Teammate Michael Faiferlick gave the program a 1-2-3 finish by placing third with a 79 (38-41).

“I’m just really proud of the boys,” SEHS head coach Dan Streit said. “They put it all together. Our top-four has been very consistent and they played great rounds (Wednesday).

“An 18-hole team score of 302 is the lowest we’ve had in the 10 years that I have been here.”

The Gaels finished 32 shots ahead of Bishop Garrigan in the team race. Carroll Kuemper was third, followed by LeMars Gehlen, Storm Lake St. Mary’s and Remsen St. Mary’s.

Doyle had the low nine-hole score, carding a four-under 32 on the front after starting his day at No. 18.

“Eddie played a great round,” Streit said. “He settled for 70 after bogeying his last hole, but that will only help motivate him a little more heading into the final part of the season.”

Harrison Mayer and Charlie Doyle finished tied for sixth with rounds of 82.

“We just keep improving each time out,” Streit said. “A couple of guys were actually disappointed with how they performed and they left the course hungry, which will only make them better.”

The Golden Bears were led by Jess Marlow, who shot a 79 to place tied for third. Marlow had a 40-39, while Andrew Lallier, Donovan Berte and Zach Boelter all carded 85s.

This marked the first year that the boys and girls competed together on the same course for the CYO.

“I thought everything went very smoothly,” Streit said. “It was a fun event and everybody had a lot of fun.”

St. Edmond returns to action this Saturday when they compete in the Carroll Kuemper Invitational.