Thiemann and Akers take take Junior Open titles
Northview High School seniors Amy Thiemann and Tyler Akers each won their respective age groups with stellar rounds during the Optimist Brazil Open Junior Golf Tournament on Monday afternoon.
Thiemann, the top golfer on the Knights high varsity girls team, recorded a 76 over 18 holes to defeat Terre Haute's Gennifer Marrs in the girls 16-18 year old group. Marrs shot an 80 to finish four shots behind Thiemann.
Akers, also a varsity golfer for the Northview High School program, shot a 67 to down Justin Ridge of Sullivan for top honors in the boys 16-18 year old age group. Three of Akers' teammates on the golf team finished in the top five as Devin Whittington recorded a 74, good for third in the group and Kyle Kumpf shot a 78 and Caleb Edington recorded a 79.
Clay City High School graduate Elliott Booe placed sixth with a score of 80. Austin Schutte who will be a junior at Northview this year placed eighth with an 84.
In the girls' 16-18 year old age group, Northview's Brittany Cheek placed third with an 85 and Maggie Kirchner was fourth.
Amber Trusler topped the girls 14-15 age group with her score of 100, six strokes better than Millie Akers 106. Madison Kirchner shot a 107 for third and Jenae Huffman was fourth.
Sam Edington won a playoff with Fred Modesitt to take the boys' 14-15 age group. The two both shot 79 over 18 holes. Adam Thiemann placed third with a score of 80.
In the girls' 13 and under group, Whitney Crowley of Terre Haute was the winner with a score of 88 to second place Mary Beth Tribble's 107. Kelsey Fuqua was third.
Corey Ziedonis of Indianapolis shot a 72 to win the boys' 13 and under group ahead of Harrison Carmichael of Spencer who carded a 74. Byron Felchlia, Austin Akers and Eric Davis tied for third with identical scores of 81.
|2nd||Gennifer Marrs||Terre Haute||80|
|No Show||Madason Stevenson||Brazil|
|Girls||13 & U|
|1st Whitney Crowley||Terre Haute||88|
|2nd||Mary Beth Tribble Brazil||107|
|No Shows||Jamie Caylor||Indianapolis||Hannah Pond||Brazil|
|Elliot Booe||Clay City||80|
|Chris Target||Clay City||93|
|No Show||Mike Wieland||Indianapolis|
|1st||Sam Edington||Brazil||79||Won Playoff|
|3rd||Adam Thiemann||Brazil||80||Zac Treash||Plainfield||81||George Fritch||Linton||83||Conner Clinkenbeard Riley||85||Kyle Fuqua||Brazil||92||Ty Harrison Center Point||92||Carson Hendrix||Brazil||93||Clint Grey||Brazil||95||Lucas Ruby||Riley||95|
|Mat Thompson||Center Point||101|
|Boys||13 & U|
|Thomas Anderson||Terre Haute||83|
|Zac Hosking||Terre Haute||85|
|Ian White||Terre Haute||87|
|Jeff Ackman||Terre Haute||97|
|Nathan Thornton||Terre Haute||98|
|Jarrod Wrightsman Waveland||100|
|Michael Glassburn Cloverdale||100|