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Kalispell Glacier boys, girls sweep Helena Golf Invitational

Avery, Mercer win medalist honors
Helena Golf Invite
Posted at 8:37 PM, Sep 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-10 23:01:13-04

HELENA -- The Kalispell Glacier golf programs swept the team titles at the Helena Golf Invitational on Thursday at Bill Roberts Golf Course. The Wolfpack's Tyler Avery earned medalist honors in the boys standings, while Kalispell Flathead's Marcella Mercer won the girls tournament.

Avery fired a 66 to defeat teammate Ezra Epperly by two strokes, while the Wolfpack's Will Salonen finished fourth overall with a 73.

Logan Meyer of Helena High also shot a 68 on Thursday.


Glacier tallied a 293 to defeat crosstown rival Kalispell Flathead (306) for the team title. Missoula Sentinel finished a stroke back in third place, while Helena Capital and Helena High were fourth and fifth, respectively.

Missoula Hellgate, Missoula Big Sky and Belgrade rounded out the team standings.

Mercer continued her impressive streak this fall, shooting a 69 for another medalist honor. The Flathead sensation defeated Helena's Lauren Williams (76), while Glacier's Alana Griffin led the team-champion Wolfpack with an 84.

Celi Chapman of Helena High and Helena Capital's Lexi McNew each shot 87, while Capital's Zita Gravely had an effort of 89 to place sixth.

Griffin and Glacier edged Capital by three strokes, 367-370, for the team title, while Kalispell Flathead was third with a score of 401. Missoula Hellgate and Belgrade rounded out the top five, while Helena High, Missoula Big Sky and Missoula Sentinel didn't have enough varsity golfers to post team scores.

Results from Thursday's invitational can be found below.

Helena Golf Invitational

Boys team scores

Kalispell Glacier -- 293
Kalispell Flathead -- 306
Missoula Sentinel -- 307
Helena Capital -- 310
Helena High -- 313
Missoula Hellgate -- 332
Missoula Big Sky -- 336
Belgrade -- 336

Girls team scores

Kalispell Glacier -- 367
Helena Capital -- 370
Kalispell Flathead -- 401
Missoula Hellgate -- 463
Belgrade -- 371
Helena High -- no team score
Missoula Big Sky -- no team score
Missoula Sentinel -- no team score

Boys individual scores

Tyler Avery66Kalispell Glacier
Ezra Epperly68Kalispell Glacier
Logan Meyer68Helena High
Will Salonen73Kalispell Glacier
Kade McDonough74Missoula Sentinel
Hayden Ellis74Missoula Big Sky
Caswell Bloomquist74Helena Capital
Austin Zeiler75Helena High
Kadin Gall76Kalispell Flathead
Cale Hines77Helena Capital
Coby Kunda77Kalispell Glacier
Sam Manaker77Kalispell Glacier
Jaden Dennis77Missoula Sentinel
Andrew Hauser77Missoula Sentinel
Dutch Teders78Helena Capital
Joston Cripe78Kalispell Flathead
Keaton Cassidy78Kalispell Glacier
Carson Suchecki79Missoula Big Sky
Trey Matson79Missoula Hellgate
Joe Opitz79Missoula Sentinel
Jacob Maroney80Belgrade
Jaxson Hinshaw81Belgrade
Brett Stoos81Helena Capital
Willis Philliber81Missoula Hellgate
Myles Jacobs83Helena High
Anthony Madison84Belgrade
Drew Lowry84Kalispell Flathead
Josh Beck84Missoula Hellgate
Korbin Hawley85Kalispell Flathead
Caden Bateman85Missoula Big Sky
Byren Stoner87Helena High
Dylan Dobbins88Helena Capital
Aiden Gappert88Missoula Hellgate
Clay Goodwin92Missoula Sentinel
Brodie Falk93Belgrade
Hunter Pandis93Helena High
Justin Garcia97Belgrade
Alex Clark98Missoula Big Sky
Henry Black99Missoula Hellgate
Owen McGuinn105Missoula Big Sky

Girls individual scores

Marcella Mercer69Kalispell Flathead
Lauren Williams76Helena High
Alana Griffin84Kalispell Glacier
Celi Chapman87Helena High
Lexi McNew87Helena Capital
Zita Gravely89Helena Capital
Chloe Tanner90Kalispell Glacier
Kenna Sandler95Kalispell Glacier
Makayla Bury95Helena Capital
Stella Claridge98Kalispell Glacier
Paige O'Mara99Helena Capital
Bella Cory101Missoula Hellgate
Megan Swanson102Helena Capital
Sofie Fero103Missoula Sentinel
Leila Mamagum105Belgrade
McKinlie Murer106Kalispell Flathead
Anna Stensrud106Missoula Hellgate
Sophie Dykhuizen109Kalispell Flathead
Landrie Anderson111Missoula Sentinel
Ashlee Owens113Missoula Big Sky
Brooklyn Sampson117Kalispell Flathead
Colette Daniels117Kalispell Glacier
Jordan Whitaker119Belgrade
MJ Reed121Kalispell Flathead
Alyssa Lineback122Belgrade
Maddie Heaney124Missoula Big Sky
Riley McMahon125Belgrade
Alta Murray127Missoula Sentinel
Piper Speidel128Missoula Hellgate
Brynn Butler129Belgrade
Jayden Parker129Missoula Hellgate