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May 27, 2023

Olivia Von Bank

BOONE, Iowa — North Union senior Olivia Von Bank almost earned all-state person honors for the duration of her initial-ever look at the Iowa Class 1A golf tournament at Cedar Pointe Golf Course.

Von Bank penciled in an opening-round of 46-42-88 on Thursday to earn a share of seventh location out of the 74-player girls field in Boone, Iowa.

Von Bank generated a steady mix of pars, connecting for half of her eight for the duration of Day 1 on Nos. two, four, five and 7. The North Union senior standout then closed with a robust overall performance, highlighted by pars on Nos. 11, 14, 15 and 18 on Thursday.

Von Bank followed with a second-round score of 51-47-98 to cap her two-day state outing with a 186 to capture 13th location individually on Friday. Von Bank netted pars on Nos. 11 and 12 to close out her esteemed higher college golf profession.

“Three strokes and 3 areas from a prime-ten displaying and all-state recognition. That is quite superior for her initial time playing at state,” stated Warriors’ assistant coach — and Olivia’s proud father — Jack Von Bank. “Now it is back to Swea City tonight to play softball against Forest City.

“There’s no rest for Iowa higher college athletes,” Jack Von Bank stated with a chuckle.

Grundy Center’s Abbie Lindeman overcame a two-shot deficit immediately after Thursday’s opening round to nip New London’s Taylor Phillips for the Iowa Class 1A state girls golf championship. Lindeman fired a Day 1 score of 80 just before rallying for a 79 on Friday to eke out the 159-160 selection more than Phillips. Phillips carded a runner-up mark of 78-82.

Bishop Garrigan golfer Avery Lichter climbed a single spot immediately after Day 1 to capture the bronze medal at Cedar Pointe Golf Course on Friday. Lichter closed her two-day occasion with a third-location 86-82-168.

Iowa Class 1A State Golf Meet

@ Cedar Pointe Golf Course

Final Person Standings

(Top rated 15 of 74)

1. Abbie Lindeman (Grundy Center) 80-79-159

two. Taylor Phillips (New London) 78-82-160

three. Avery Lichter (Bishop Garrigan) 86-82-168

four. Paige Franzen (Nashua-Plainfield) 87-87-174

five. Addison Brink (Riverside of Oakland) 90-87-177

six. Avery Dirks (Grundy Center) 89-89-178

7. Kylie Powers (IKM-Manning) 89-90-179

eight. Brylee Hoeg (Grundy Center) 87-92-179

9. Avery Dowling (Sidney) 92-89-181

ten. Claire Jarrett (West Branch) 92-91-183

11. Addie Fier (Easton Valley) 96-89-185

12. Emma Nye (New London) 99-87-186

13. Olivia Von Bank (North Union) 88-98-186

14. Brooklynn Backoff (BCLUW) 88-99-187

15. Bretlyn Decker (Central City) 96-92-188

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