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Boltjes wins Boys B state golf title and Chester wins team championship

Boltjes rallies to win B title and Chester takes team championship
Updated: Jun. 9, 2021 at 12:16 AM CDT
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BROOKINGS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) -It came right down to the wire at Brookings Country Club in the Boys State “B” golf tournament.

Brody Boltjes of Platte Gettes had a great second round to put himself in a position to win playing in the second group.

He rallied to get into 2nd place with 6 holes to go. But Bennett Cassens of Faulkton also saved his best for Tuesday shooting a 75 and when he birdied 17 he pulled to within 1 of the new leader Boltjes. Needing just a par on the final hole to get the win, the Platte/Geddes golfer knocked his short putt right in the middle for a one stroke win. The Chester boys won the team title in a very close finish with the Black Panthers of Platte/Geddes.

Team Standings

1. Chester 500 2. Platte/Geddes 502 3. Deubrook 506 4. DeSmet and GP Lutheran 514

Individual

1. Brody Boltjes-Platte/Geddes 152 2. Bennett Cassens-Faulkton 153 3. Sam Hansen-GPL 156 3. Tanner Preheim-Deuel 156

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