Vikings' Milner takes top honors at Big Eight triangular

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Gazette staff
Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Janesville Parker senior golfer John Milner earned medalist honors by shooting a 79 at Sun Prairie Golf Course in a Big Eight boys golf triangular on Tuesday.

Madison Memorial shot 330 as a team to top Sun Prairie (348) and the Vikings (373).

“John’s goals are very high, so when he shoots a 79, even when he’s the medalist, he’s looking at his game critically,” Parker coach Bob Eicher said. “But he’s been very observant about his play, which is a sign of his maturity this year.”

Milner qualified for the Division 1 state tournament as an individual player last year.

Parker’s Jordan Manthey fired an 87.

“He struggled some on the back nine, but he didn’t give up,” Eicher said. “He had some tough breaks but still came through.”

Parker hosts Janesville Craig and Verona in a triangular at the Janesville Country Club on Monday.


At Sun Prairie GC

Memorial (330)—Kellen Rice 80, Bryce Danielson 84, Jake O’Laughlin 83, Jack Andringa 83.

Sun Prairie (348)—Nate Oehrlein 85, Beau Wisniewski 85, Connor Sullivan 89, Taylor Sheehy 89.

Parker (373)—John Milner 79, Jordan Manthey 87, Bobby Wyss 103, Mark Hanley 104.


• Beloit wins Madison West tri—Beloit Memorial’s Kolton Kelley shot an even-par 72 at Odana Hills to lead the Purple Knights to a victory in a Big Eight triangular.

Beloit shot 325 as a team, while Madison West shot 363 and Janesville Craig shot 364.

The Cougars’ Nolan Moran posted the second-lowest scoring, shooting an 80.

“I expected a little better, but they’re making progress, and that’s the important part,” Craig assistant coach Dave Langowski said. “Ethan Karcher cut 16 strokes off of his score from Saturday. He was pretty happy about that.”


At Odana Hills (72)

Beloit Memorial (325)—Kelley 72, Klobucar 81, Polglaze 83, West 89.

Madison West (363)—Benjamin 93, Cardwell 92, Kuenzi 91, Welch 87.

Janesville Craig (364)—Nolan Moran 80, Troy Lipker 94, Ethan Karcher 92, Colin Hinkel 98.

JV—West 393, Beloit 375, Craig 425.

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