Spence Leads West High With 10th Place Finish at MVC Super Meet

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West High senior Kyle Spence opened the season with a 10th place finish at the Mississippi Valley Conference Super Meet on Thursday at Pheasant Ridge Golf Course in Cedar Falls.

Spence shot a four-over-par 76 on Thursday to finish five shots back of individual champion Dillon Burr of Linn-Mar.

Host Cedar Falls had four golfers finish in the top 10 on its way to the team title at the season-opening event that is the first of the tournaments that count toward MVC championships.

The Tigers shot a 295 on their home course to finish 23 strokes clear of Linn-Mar for the team title.

City High was tenth with a 352 while Liberty High was 13th with a 383, one stroke better than West High.

Campbell Johnson led a balanced City High effort with an 84 while teammate Luke Edwards shot an 85 and Lucas Ribble fired an 88.

Liberty High was led by Shane Alberts who shot a 91 and AJ Meyer who added a 94.

Spence opener with an even-par 36 on the front nine and shot a 40 on the back to finish with a 76.

Caleb Kirk added a 90 for West High.

MVC Super Meet

Team scores – 1. Cedar Falls 295; 2. Linn-Mar 318; 3. Cedar Rapids Washington 322; 4. Cedar Rapids Xavier 322; 5. Dubuque Wahlert 326; 6. Dubuque Hempstead 328; 7. Cedar Rapids Kennedy 330; 8. Cedar Rapids Prairie 339; 9. Western Dubuque 339; 10. City High 352; 11. Dubuque Senior 359; 12. Waterloo West 360; 13. Liberty High 383; 14. West High 384; 15. Cedar Rapids Jefferson 388; 16. Waterloo East 514.

Individual Results – 1. Dillon Burr (LM) 35-36 – 71; 2. Connor Neighbors (CRW) 37-35 – 72; 3. Jack Moody (CF) 37-36 – 73; 4. Brock Barnhart (CRK) 35-38 – 73; 5. Ian Johnston (CRP) 38-36 – 74; 6. Kevin Yang (CF) 37-37 – 74; 7. Ben Bermel (CF) 39-35 – 74; 8. Trevor Heinen (CF) 36-38 – 74; 9. Max Henderson (CRX) 38-37 – 75; 10. Kyle Spence (ICW) 36-40 – 76.

City High (352) – Campbell Johnson 40-44 – 84; Luke Edwards 43-42 – 85; Lucas Ribble 43-45 – 88; Reese Hayden 48-47 – 95; Levi Sherod 46-54 – 100; Alex Grieman 51-50 – 101

Liberty High (383) – Shane Alberts 44-47 – 91; AJ Meyer 48-46 – 94; Connor Roach 48-51 – 99; Luke Nichols 52-47 – 99; Zack Anderson 58-55 – 113; Ethan O’Donnell 54-61 – 115

West High (384) – Kyle Spence 36-40 – 76; Caleb Kirk 43-47 – 90; Andrew Tauchen 54-48 – 102; Brady Gromack 54-62 – 116