Boys’ Golf 2014 State Champions
The Waukee Boys’ Golf team won the Class 4A State Championship October 11 at the Tournament Club of Iowa in Polk City. The Warriors led for most of the two day tournament building a commanding 15 stroke lead on Saturday before winning by eight strokes over runner up Des Moines Roosevelt. It was a total team effort as all six golfers placed in the top 25 in individual scoring and each contributed to the team total on one or both days. It was the schools third boys’ golf championship in five years, winning titles in 2010 and 2012 as well. They were also state runner up in 2011.
The team was led by third place individual finisher junior Tripp Kinney and a strong core group of seniors – Aaron DeNucci(12th place) , Parker Howe (10th place), Connor Littlefield (24th place) and Tom McLaughlin (23rd place). Sophomore Andrew O’Brien (19th place) rounded out the team scoring.