Buntje has huge day at Rebel Invite

Published 9:18 pm Friday, May 1, 2009

Lyle/Pacelli’s top golfer had the round of his life at the Rebel Invite in Adams Friday.

Matt Buntje shot a 73, which was seven strokes below his previous career best, and he took home the meet medalist after hitting two birdies to finish one over par.

Buntje’s score was a tournament record and he finished 16 strokes over the second place finisher, Southland’s Matt Brietbarth.

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“Things were just going his way today,” L/P head coach Mark Buntje said. “He even had one shot hit the trees by the river and roll onto the fairway.”

The L/P girls golf team got their first win of the year, edging out Southland/Grand Meadow 283-308.

Emily Leif was meet medalist with a score of 53 for the Athletics.


L/P: Buntje, 73; Alex Brennan, 100; Michael Kline, 102; Spencer Holtorf, 105

Southland/Grand Meadow: Matt Brietbarth, 89; Carson Ulwelling, 100; Matt Walk, 102

LeRoy/Ostrander: Josh Rowe, 97; Ryan Weber, 100; Michael Knight, 101; Kirk Nelson, 107; Mark Miller, 107

Hayfield: Kody Kramer, 94; Sam Olive, 103; Travis Thurman, 109; Nick Swanson, 117


L/P: Emily Leif, 53; Jennie Marx, 55; Abby Leif, 68; Kim Kurlish, 107

S/GM: Megan Harvey, 73; Shawna Lewno, 77; Emma Kirtz, 78; Rachael Allen, 80