Thiemann and Akers take take Junior Open titles

Wednesday, July 23, 2003

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.

1stAmy ThiemannBrazil76
2ndGennifer MarrsTerre Haute80
3rdBrittany CheekBrazil85
Maggie KirchnerBrazil
Richelle MooreDanville
1stAmber TruslerBrazil100
2ndMillie AkersBrazil106
3rdMadison KirchnerBrazil107
4thJenae HuffmanBrazil
No ShowMadason StevensonBrazil
Girls13 & U
1st Whitney CrowleyTerre Haute88
2ndMary Beth Tribble Brazil107
3rdKelsey FuquaBrazil107
No ShowsJamie CaylorIndianapolisHannah PondBrazil
1stTyler AkersBrazil67
2ndJustin RidgeSullivan71
3rdDevin WhittingtonBrazil74
Matt BeckwithSpencer75
Kyle KumpfBrazil78
Caleb EdingtonBrazil79
Elliot BooeClay City80
Austin ShutteBrazil84
Michael RoshelMarshall87
Chris TargetClay City93
No ShowMike WielandIndianapolis
1stSam EdingtonBrazil79Won Playoff
2ndFred ModesittBrazil79
3rdAdam ThiemannBrazil80Zac TreashPlainfield81George FritchLinton83Conner Clinkenbeard Riley85Kyle FuquaBrazil92Ty Harrison Center Point92Carson HendrixBrazil93Clint GreyBrazil95Lucas RubyRiley95
Jordan PondBrazil98
Mat ThompsonCenter Point101
Jared AtkinsonBrazil103
Boys13 & U
1stCorey ZiedonisIndianapolis72
2ndHarrison CarmichaelSpencer74
3rdByron FelchliaBrazil81
Austin AkersBrazil81
Eric DavisGreencastle81
James EllisBloomington82
Kade BakerBrazil83
Thomas AndersonTerre Haute83
Josh ConwayBrazil84
Zac HoskingTerre Haute85
Ian WhiteTerre Haute87
Josh LongoBrazil87
Graham BennettMartinsville87
Ryan LutesBrazil92
Jeff AckmanTerre Haute97
Nathan ThorntonTerre Haute98
Ryne BarrBrazil99
Jarrod Wrightsman Waveland100
Michael Glassburn Cloverdale100
Daniel EaglinBrazil101
Drew SnyderBrazil103
Derek WilliamsBrazil104
Philip AtkinsonBrazil106
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