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WIAA boys golf: Buckman advances to state meet, Cambridge comes up just short

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FOND DU LAC — Nick Buckman advanced to state as an individual, but the Cambridge boys golf team come up just short as a team during a WIAA Division 3 sectional Monday, June 7, at South Hills Country Club.

The Blue Jays finished with 346 strokes, just six shots away from first-place Kohler — who had 340. Saint Mary’s Springs took third with 345 strokes, while Racine Lutheran placed second with 342.

Top two teams advanced to the state meet.

Cambridge did send Nick Buckman through to the WIAA Division 3 state meet, as the sophomore tied for second overall in the 69-player field with an 81. Buckman finished with a 38 on the front and a 43 on the back nine.

Racine Lutheran’s Brady Wilks finished in first with a 76.

Cade Nottestad, golfing out of the No. 3 spot, finished 13th overall with an 84. Teammate Stone Farruggio fired a 90 for the Jays, while Jack Nikolay was a stroke back with a 91 to round out the team score.

Team scores: Kohler 340, Racine Lutheran 342, Saint Mary’s Springs 345, Cambridge 346, Roncalli 355, Saint Mary Catholic 357, Sheboygan Area 361, Abundant Life 365, Sheboygan Christian 378, Elkhart Lake 379, Living Word Lutheran 398, Kenosha St. Joseph 408.

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