By Tiffany L. Rehbein
Three Havre sophomores led the field and helped the Blue Ponies capture the title at the Havre Invitational on Thursday.
Nick Obie fired a 2-under par 70 at Beaver Creek Golf Course to capture the individual title and led his team to a 302-point victory.
"I was very pleased with the boys," Havre head coach Keith Evenson said. "We broke several school records by several strokes."
Jason Johnstone finished the day in second place with a 75 and Kevin Harada tied for third with Andrew Olson of Shelby with a 77.
Troy Toner finished in the top 10 with an 80, while Kyle Sheppard fired an 84, Kyle Lammerding shot an 89 and Eric Holden shot a 96.
On the girls' side, Lisa Wagner led the Blue Ponies with a 96. She placed third overall at the meet.
The Blue Pony girls' team finished in third place with a 449.
Julie Wagner fired a 110, Jenni Solomon shot a 114, and Katie Miller finished the day with a 129.
"We had a wonderful day," Evenson said.
The Chinook Sugarbeeters boys' team placed fifth overall at the meet with a 353.
They were led by Tyler Oehmcke, who finished the day in a four-way tie with an 80.
Havre 302, Cut Bank 337, Fort Benton 337, Shelby 337, Chinook 353, Choteau 390, Browning 448, Conrad 359.
1, Nick Obie, Havre, 70; 2, Jason Johnstone, Havre, 75; 3, (tie) Kevin Harada, Havre, 77; Andrew Olson, Shelby, 77; 5, (tie) Jeremie Anderson, Fort Benton, 78; Trevor Matz, Cut Bank, 78; 7, (tie) Brian Larson, Cut Bank, 80; Troy Toner, Havre, 80; Chad Underdal, Shelby, 80; Tyler Oehmcke, Chinook, 80.
Kyle Sheppard, 84; Kyle Lammerding 89; Eric Holden 96.
Cut Bank 439, Conrad 442, Havre 449, Fort Benton 462, Glasgow 469, Choteau 504.
1, Jennifer Orcutt, Conrad, 93; 2, Ashlie Bell, Cut Bank, 95; 3, Lisa Wagner, Havre, 98; 4, Cassie Metz, Cut Bank, 104; 5, Kelsey Judisch, Conrad, 109; 6, Julie Wagner, Havre, 110; 7, Katie Truscott, Glasgow, 112; 8, Alli Kronenbusch, Conrad, 113; 9, (tie) Sara Harmance, Shelby, 114; Jenni Solomon, Havre, 114; Cindy Rossmiller3, Fort Benton, 114.
Katie Miller 129.