Edgerton’s Morrison in State Am hunt
Morrison, 16, a junior-to-be at Edgerton High, posted a 2-over-par 73 to go with a first-round even par 71 for a 36-hole total of 144.
First-round leaders Mike Sorenson and Anthony Aicher faltered and Ricky Hearden, a 20-year-old from Green Bay, stepped into the lead.
Sorenson and Aicher shot 4-under-par 67s in Monday’s opening round. Sorenson rocketed to a 4-over 75 for a 142 total and Aicher stumbled to a 7-over 78 for a 145.
Hearden shot even par 71 to go with his first-round 70 for a 141. He leads four players, including Sorenson, by a stroke.
Meanwhile, 18-year-old Ryan Garza of Lake Geneva trails the leader by five strokes, carding a 1-over 72 to go with a first-round 74 for a 146. Evan Wartgow of Fort Atkinson shot a 77 to go with his first round 71 to stand at 148.
Matt Behm of Janesville and Dan Ozga of Edgerton are eight shots off the pace at 149. Behm carded a 5-over 76 to go with his first-round 73. Ozga fired a 3-over 74 after his first-round 75.
Curt Langille of Lake Geneva carded a 2-under par 69 to rebound from a first-round 80 for a 148 total. Langille shared low round honors with Maxwell Hosking of Madison and Jimmy Hutchings of Hudson.
Mike Hesselman, formerly of Edgerton, is at 151 after carding a 76. Stefan Johnson of Williams Bay fired a 3-over 74 to go with his first-round 77 for a 151, and Austin Gaugert of Lake Geneva carded a 77 to go with his 75 to just make the 152 cut.
Failing to make the cut were Janesville’s Jordan Brovick and Sean Halverson. Lake Geneva’s Richard Pfeil and Alex Gaugert and Beloit’s Erik Botts also missed the cut.
WISCONSIN STATE AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP
At Maple Bluff Country Club (Par 71)
141—Ricky Hearden, Green Bay, 70-71.
142—Kyle Murphy, Eau Claire, 72-70; John Gullberg, Franksville, 73-69; Taylor Johnson, Oconomowoc, 72-70; Mike Sorenson, Hartland, 67-75.
143—Chris Meyer, Madison, 71-72; Maxwell Hosking, Madison, 74-69.
144—Chad Ebert, Kenosha, 70-74; Todd Schaap, Kenosha, 71-73; David Walter, Eau Claire, 74-70; Andrew Morrison, Edgerton, 71-73.
145—Jim Walkley, Onalaska, 73-72; Anthony Aicher, Wausau, 67-78; James Gunsalus, Menomonee Falls, 72-73; Ed Dzirbik Jr., Brookfield, 75-70; Steve Johnson, 73-72; Mike McDonald, Germantown, 71-74; Zach Gaugert, Waunakee, 71-74; Dave Foley, Pewaukee,, 75-70.
146—Brady Strangstalien, Westby, 73-73; John Kestly, Pewaukee, 74-72; Shawn Foley, Pewaukee, 76-70; Craig Hodgson, New Glarus, 70-76; Ryan Garske, Lake Geneva, 74-72; Austin Ehlenfeldt, Beaver Dam, 71-75.
147—Josh Udelhofen, Platteville, 73-74; Paul Bretl, Green Bay, 72-75; Jack Schultz, Whitefish Bay, 73-74; Keegan Drugan, Holmen, 74-73; Tim McCormick, Madison, 72-75; Matt Gorman, Waunakee, 74-73.
148—Michael Mortenson, Iola, 72-76; Duaine Olson, Luck 75-73; Paul Jacobsen, Racine, 74-74; Paul Zarek, Burlington, 73-75; Joel Kappes, New Berlin, 76-72; Kevin Cahill, Waukesha, 73-75; Steve Sorenson, Hartland, 74-74; Evan Wartgow, Fort Atkinson, 71-77.
149—Brant Serchen, 78-71; Ben Sieg, Osseo, 74-75; Jimmy Hutchings, Hudson, 80-69; Erik Mayer, Appleton, 74-75; Daniel Ozga, Edgerton, 75-74; Mark Bemowski, Mukwonago, 78-71; Matt Behm, Janesville, 73-76; Tom Halla, Lannon, 73-76; Robert Gregorski, Menasha, 75-74; Ryan Zikeli, Verona, 76-73; Nicolas Johnson, Wales, 73-76; Eric Bartz, Burlington, 77-72.
150—Terry Flesch, Fond du Lac, 73-77; Kelly Kretz, Antigo, 77-73; Todd Westrich, De Pere, 76-74; Mitch Bowers, Mineral Point 74-76; Kevin Van Rossum, Hartland, 77-73; David Hackworthy, Madison, 75-75; Matt Pagel, Madison, 75-75; Curt Langille, Lake Geneva, 81-69.
151—Gene Kiela III, Plymouth, 77-74; Mike Hesselman, West Bend, 75-76; Jocko Rueth, Waukegan, 76-75; Jake Wisniewski, Sussex, 74-77; Stefan Johnson, Williams Bay, 77-74; Ben Brooks, Beaver Dam, 77-74.
152—Eddie Wajda, Brookfield, 78-74; Jonathan Fall, Milwaukee, 74-78; Pat Boyle, 76-76; Rocky Sperka, New Berlin, 75-77; Chris Zachman, Wauwatosa, 76-76; Mitchell Johnson, Middleton, 78-74; Steve Noble, Greendale, 78-74; Gregory Wagner, Cambridge, 77-75; Miles McConnell, Middleton, 77-75; Austin Gaugert, Lake Geneva, 74-78; Kenny Rucker, Madison, 75-77; Keith Buntrock, Franklin, 79-73.
MISSED THE CUT
+11—Josh Grisa, Merrill; Eric Schremp, Wausau, Jim Bachhuber, West Bend, Aaron Gavin, South Milwaukee; Eric Busalacchi, Waukesha.
+12—Bob Pyle, Green Bay; Jacob Brookshaw, River Falls; Kyle Shafer, Spring Valley; Joe Martin, Green Bay; Shaun Jan, Fox Point; Tyler Prickette, Neenah; Brian Bert, Cedarburg; Richard Pfeil, Lake Geneva; Brent Quade, Madison; Jake Schmitt, Hartford.
+13—Daniel Simonsen, Mequon; Greg Fehrman, Rothschild; Gabriel Dahl, Green Bay; Billy Strey, Twin Lakes; Jeff Fish, Wausau; Bruce Henning, Brookfield; Tyler Sheveland, Delafield.
+14—Pete Hamacher, Green Bay; Cam Fuller, Sturgeon Bay; Nick Bertram, Onalaska; Wil Wittmann, Combined Locks; Lee Swan, Portage; Kyle Driscoll, Pewaukee; David Christian, Oconomowoc; Kyle Henning, Brookfield; Brandon Ring, Madison; Jordan Brovick, Janesville.
+15—Bruce Hansen, Racine; Jon Higley, Strum; Todd Hagenow, West Bend; Jamie Krula, Chippewa Falls, Matthew McIntosh, Hartland; Tyler Cuculi, Lake Geneva; Nathan Joy, Franklin.
+16—Doug Gamroth, Eau Claire; Alex Thomsen, Hortonville; Brian Krueger, Sheboygan; John Klus, Madison; Pete Rombca, North Prairie; Sean Halverson, Janesville; Ryan Siegler, New Berlin.
+17—Luke Schroeder, Oshkosh; Mark Best, Franklin; Andy Makar, Lyons; Brad O’Loughlin, Madison; Don Horn, Fond du Lac; Sam Frank, Oconomowoc.
+18—Gary Oftedahl, Madison; Loren Churness, Durand; Brad Niswonger, Elm Grove; Brian Klein, Brookfield.
+19—Dane Zachman, Wauwatosa; Jay Krueger, West Bend; Greg Daggett, Kimberly; Bob Sobol, Waukegan; Peter Maki, Hudson; Scott Erickson, Sparta; Logan Kranz, Madison; Ben Bench, Fitchburg.
+20—Jon Jacobs, Cedarburg; Archie Dadian, So. Milwaukee; Tony Pfefferman, Green Bay; Maxwell VanderWyst, Kaukauna; Rick Mueller, Fond du Lac; Patrick Murphy, Middleton; Alex Gaugert, Lake Geneva.
+21—Tommy Welton, Port Washington; Brent Wong, Franklin.
+22—Andrew Troyanek, New Munster; Chad Bonis, New Berlin; Peter Gumulia, Madison.
+23—Joe Kiela, Plymouth; Kevin Haack, Elm Grove; Derek Hilmershausen, Wausau; Casey Harrill, Green Bay.
+24—Chuck Garbedian, Waukesha; Michael Fischbach, Miwaukee; Troy Salewske, Tomahawk; Brandon Gries, Kiel; Derrick Villarreal, Hartland.
+25—John Pallin, Kenosha; Nick Oliphant, Fitchburg; Jared Ahearn, Beaver Dam; Bryan Benishek, Dousman; Sean Regan, Madison; Chuck Chandler; Erik Botts, Beloit.
+27—Greg Johnson, Black River Falls.
+29—Mark Ohlendorf, Delafield.
+30—Jake Weber, Bryant; Rob Demovsky, Green Bay; Bob Clark, Muskego.
+31—Matt Ross, Hartland.
+33—Jay Armbruster, Milwaukee.
+37—Eric Fisher, Hartland.
+39—Nick Weber, North Lake.
WD—Stephen Barschdorf, Superior.