West Holt struck gold on Wednesday to claim the Class D state championship in golf, and junior Mason Hale almost did the same.
Hale edged Kyon Neal of McPherson County by one stroke to finish second. The West Holt junior was +5 on the day and +9 over the two days for a 153.
Bryce Kerkman also finished in the top 10, tying for seventh with a 163. He shot +9 Wednesday to finish +19 for the tournament.
The Huskies shot a two-day team score of 661 to outplay Randolph by three strokes. Creighton finished in third with a 675.
Mason Hale 76 77 - 153
Bryce Kerkman 82 81 - 163
Edison Fredrick 90 84 - 174
Theodore Stenka 82 89 - 171
Seth Hytrek 92 91 - 183