The Winners Cruise to Take Second FJS Event
Pioneer Conducted Saturday at Norfolk Country Club
NORFOLK (October 3, 2020) - The Winners were the winners at the second event of the 2020 NGA Fall Junior Series, the Pioneer at Norfolk Country Club on Saturday.
The Winners, the team of Christopher Atkinson of Omaha, Luke Gutschewski of Elkhorn and Jason Kolbas of Lincoln, took the team title by seven strokes with a 144 (E) total. Atkinson, a senior at Gretna High School, also took the individual title, leading the team with the only round under-par for the day, a 71 (-1). Gutschewski, a senior at Mount Michael, finished two strokes back, in a tie for second at 73 (+1). Kolbas, a senior at Lincoln Pius X, put together a round of 75 (+3) to finish tied for seventh.
Gretna's Nolan Johnson and Kearney's Cole Feddersen tied for second with Gutschewski at 73 (+1). Johnson is a junior at Gretna, and is a teammate of Atkinson. Feddersen is a junior at Kearney High School.
Omaha's Tommy Kelley and Rex Soulliere tied for fifth at 74 (+2). Kolbas tied with two others for seventh at 75 (+3), including Lincoln's Kody Sander and Papillion's Noah Miller. Three players tied for 10th, with Richard Orth III of Omaha, Jake Hagerbaumer of Hooper and Cayden Wynne of Lincoln all shooting 76 (+4).
Back to the Kuchar, the team that won the first FJS event, finished runner-up at 151 (+7). Kelley led the team with his 74 (+2), and Lincoln's Thomas Bryson shot 77 (+5). Elkhorn's Trevor Gutschewski was their third player, carding. 78 (+6).
The final Fall Junior Series event is scheduled for October 17 at York Country Club. Full results and more are available at the FJS website below.
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