Glavine, Kretsch lead All-Journal boys’ golf team

All-Journal Boys’ golf

Glavine Schugel, Jr.,

New Ulm

Schugel came back strong at the state tournament on the second day, finishing fourth overall at the Class AA state meet with a two-day total of 149. That fourth-place finish was the best in the school’s history.

He averaged 73.9 over 18 holes this season and was named All-Big South Conference this past year. He won the section championship and he was the medalist in eight events this past season.

Mason Kretsch, Jr., Springfield

Kretsch competed in the state tournament for the third straight season, shooting a 155 to finish fourth overall. An all-state golfer, Kretsch was the Tomahawk Conference champion this past spring and he averaged 77.8 over 18 holes.

He led the Tigers to a second-place finish at the state tournament and he’ll be back to try for his fourth state tournament appearance next year.

Mavrick Winkelmann, So., Springfield

Winkelmann was a big part of Springfield’s state tournament appearance this past spring. He helped the Tigers finish second in the team competition and he finished fifth overall with a 157 in his first state tournament appearance. His 18-hole average this year was 79.6 and he was named All-Tomahawk Conference for the third year in a row, finishing in second place behind teammate Mason Kretsch. He was an All-State golfer.

Aiden Guggisberg, So., New Ulm

Guggisberg finished 23rd at the state meet with a two-day total of 158, averaging a 79.2 over the course of the 2019 season. Guggisberg was the medalist at one meet this year and he finished fifth at the section meet.

Logan Netzke, So., Sleepy Eye United

Netzke finished tied for seventh at the state tournament with a two-day total of 160. He averaged 41 over nine holes in his sophomore season and he finished sixth at the Section 2A meet. The All-Tomahawk Conference selection will be a leader for SEU next year.

Christopher Thram, Fr., Springfield

Thram was the No. 3 golfer for the Tigers this year in their state tournament run in which they finished second. His 18-hole average was 86.2 and he was an honorable mention all-conference golfer, finishing 11th at the conference meet. He shot 165 at sections, finishing seventh, and 175 at the state tourney, finishing in 40th place.

Andrew Neid, Sr.,

Sleepy Eye United

Neid competed at the Class A state tournament for the fourth time and he finished with a two-day total of 170, good enough for 26th overall. For the season, he averaged a score of 40 over nine holes and he was named All-Tomahawk Conference.

Logan Haala, So.,

New Ulm Cathedral

Haala qualified for the state tournament for the first time this season and finished with a score of 178, good for 49th overall. He took medalist honors four times this season and tied for second at the section tournament. He had a nine-hole average of 40.39 and was All-Tomahawk Conference and All-State this past season.