Five Lynx break 40 in 35-stroke win over Madrid, Yates medalist

WOODWARD – Depth is a luxury that not every golf team is lucky enough to possess.

Webster City considers itself among the fortunate ones and with good reason.

A night after shooting a 152 – a score that would have been cause for celebration a season ago – the Lynx went even lower on Friday in a road thumping of Madrid.

Five golfers shot in the 30s to propel WCHS to a 149 at the par-35 Woodward Country Club. Madrid was well off the pace with a 184.

“We have quality now that any one of the top six (players) can score really well,” WCHS head coach Dave Brighton said. “It is nice to know that we don’t need to rely on the same four golfers to score well every night.”

Logan Yates led the charge with a 1-over par round of 36, and he claimed the medalist honor over Madrid’s Drew Latta in a one-hole playoff.

Yates double-bogeyed the par-3 first hole, but responded with birdies at the par-5 second and par-4 fourth.

Avery Fuhs was just a shot back with a 37. John Ferrell and Sean Vogelbacher added 38s and Drew Fielder turned in a 39.

Alec Fuhs played in the No. 1 spot for the Lynx and carded a 40.

WCHS recorded eight birdies as a team; Vogelbacher had a team-high three.

Doug Stoakes led the Lynx junior varsity squad with a 39.