State Champion Golfers Welcomed Home in Style!

STATE 4A GOLF TOURNAMENT UPDATE from DODGE CITY!

TEAM LEADERBOARD STATE 4A GOLF

INDIVIDUAL LEADERBOARD STATE 4A GOLF

Honk your horn and make some noise – the lads at the top are the Wellington Boys!

Congrats to the WHS Boys Varsity Golf Squad, and their coaches. As a team, the Crusaders finished FIRST, at the State 4A Meet in Dodge, winning every tournament they’ve been in this season! Today, the margin quite comfortable, as it has been nearly all season long!

STATE 4A 2021 TEAM RESULTS (2 day totals)

1st WELLINGTON – 610 (State 4A Champions)

2nd Wamego – 642

3rd Bishop Miege – 658

4th Augusta – 691

5th McPherson – 699

6th Pratt – 712

INDIVIDUAL RESULTS (2 day totals)

1st – Deitrek Gill 142 (State 4A Champion)

2nd – Blake Saffell 144

13th – Jace Lawrence 162

T14th – Laken Smith 164

17th – Brett Wyckoff 166

T35th – Peyton Linker 177

It’s been 38 years since WHS Boys have won a state golf championship. The drought is over.  Steve Saffell, father to 2021 State 4A Individual Runner-Up Blake Saffell, was a member of that 1983 team, the last to bring home the gold. Now it was his son’s turn.

 

Author: Steve Sturgis

Steve graduated from Wellington High School in 1974 and then Wichita State University (with honors) in 1979 with a B.S. Degree in Administration of Justice; his minor was in Sociology. Steve has held several positions ranging from Juvenile Court Service Officer, to District Manager in Circulation at the Wichita Eagle, Q.A. Planner at Boeing, Caregiver, Psychiatric Technician, Limo Driver, Ranch Hand, Photographer, Webmaster and Website Developer and a die hard Crusader Fan since the early 1960's. Contact the ole boy at shs74@wellington.cc or on Facebook or at any Crusader event year-round.