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Higham tops district field

May 11, 2011

Will Higham follows through on his tee shot on the par 3 sixteenth hole at Blackfoot Municipal Golf Course on Wednesday afternoon. Higham won the 4A High Country Conference boys title with a 77.

BLACKFOOT — The 4A High Country Conference golf tournament was held on Wednesday afternoon at Blackfoot Municipal Golf Course and at the end of a gorgeous day weather wise, a trio of local golfers qualified for the state tournament.
Leading the way was Shelley's Will Higham who captured the top medalist position by shooting a 77. Also qualifying for the boys team was Higham's team mate Clarke Huntsman who finished third with a 79.
Also joining the state qualifiers was Shelley's Janie Huntsman who finished fourth in the girls standings with a 89.
Team wise, the Shelley boys just missed out on a team appearance at state as they finished third behind Hillcrest and Madison with a team total of 447. The Blackfoot boys finished in sixth position with a team score of 386. The top fihisher for Blackfoot was Kayden Scott who fired a 92 for the Broncos.
The top two squads were the same in the girls flight with Hillcrest and Madison finishing 1-2 while Shelley finished in fourth with a team score of 474. Blackfoot was unable to field a full squad for the tournament.

Boys team scores
1-Hillcrest 336
2-Madison 342
3-Shelley 347
4-Rigby 353
5-Bonneville 372
6-Blackfoot 386

Boys state qualifiers
1-Will Higham (Shelley) 77
2-Brock Pence (Rigby) 78
3-Clarke Huntsman (Shelley) 79
4-Ben Sayer (Hillcrest) 82
5-Brayden Brizzee (Madison) 84
5-Jesse Nessen (Madison) 84
5-Steven Baird (Hillcrest) 84
5-Tanner Weatherston (Hillcrest) 84

Girls team scores
1-Hillcrest 362
2-Madison 380
3-Bonneville 437
4-Shelley 474
5-Rigby NC

Girls state qualifiers
1-Alyssa Edlemaya (Madison) 76
2-Amy Biddulph (Hillcrest) 80
3-Jenica Adamson (Hillcrest) 87
4-Janie Huntsman (Shelley) 89
5-Gabby Miller (Madison) 93

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