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Billings Central boys defeat Laurel in playoff to claim Eastern A title

Laurel girls cruise to team title
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Posted at 9:07 PM, Sep 26, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-26 23:25:33-04

SIDNEY -- Billings Central defeated Laurel on the second playoff hole of the Eastern A divisional golf tournament to claim the boys individual title at Sidney Country Club on Thursday afternoon.

The Rams and Locomotives were deadlocked at 319 strokes apiece after 18 holes, forcing a sudden-death playoff. The four golfers from each side tied with a total of 16 on the first playoff hole, but Billings Central edged Laurel by a shot on the second playoff hole to claim win the title.

Billings Central was led by Rayn Adolph's 3-over-par 75 and Reese Jensen's 7-over 79. The low round of the day, though, came from Laurel's Nick Pasquarello, who shot a 1-over 73 to lead the Locomotives.

Sidney and Livingston finished third and fourth, 30 and 38 shots back, respectively.

Laurel's girls, meanwhile, cruised to the team title. The Locomotives finished 44 strokes clear of second-place Miles City at 359 strokes. The Cowgirls held of Sidney for second, finishing three shots ahead of the Eagles.

Laurel was led by a 79 from Haylee Adams and Hannah Adams shot 84. Haylee Adams tied with Billings Central's Kyra Brockhausen for the day's lowest score. Billings Central was unable to compete for the team title having just three golfers.

The State A golf tournament will be Oct. 3-4 at Laurel Golf Club.