Prairie Ridge junior Dominic Leli (pictured above) scored a 159, tied for 45th overall. Junior Hunter Fredrick and senior James Michaelson each shot a 163 to round out the Wolves’ 625.
Their scores didn’t count toward the team total, but seniors Joe Thompson and Jason Giffels shot a 165 and a 176, respectively.
“Looking at our scores, they battled, they got great experience,” Powell said. “Everybody that’s not graduating got the itch for coming down here and they know how cool it is. It was a great team experience and we’re excited to hopefully do this again.”
Karney had a string of birdies on No. 9, No. 11 and No. 12 on Saturday. He bogeyed five times to finish his day with a 2-over 73.
After a 23rd-place finish at last year’s Class 3A state finals, he was happy with third place his senior year.
“I just feel like it’s a great way to end my high school career,” Karney said. “It’s going to start sinking in pretty soon. There’s no more nine-hole matches, no more tournaments with these guys. It’s over. A third-place finish at state is a great way to finish it off.”
Powell said he wasn’t surprised by Karney’s finish, noting that he feels Karney is one of the best golfers in the state.
“Cam was solid for us today as he was all year,” Powell said. “He had a lot of fun playing with the lead group.”