Mitchell’s Allison Meyerink Wins Class AA Girls Golf Individual Championship

Mitchell Senior Allison Meyerink won the Class AA girls golf individual championship on Tuesday at Hillcrest Country Club in Yankton, while the Kernels came in second as a team.

It was a reversal from last season when Meyerink finished second individually and Mitchell took home the team title.

Meyerink shot a +2 (74) on day two after carding at 75 on Monday. It was one shot better than Aberdeen Central’s Olivia Braun. Braun started the day with a three shot lead, but shot a +6 (78) during her second round.

Meyerink claimed the state title by shooting -1 over her last six holes, while Braun was +1 over her final six holes.

Mitchell’s Maddie Childs tied for third overall with a +12 (156) over the two days with a pair of 78’s.

As a team, Mitchell (+76, 652) finished three shots behind Watertown (+73, 649) for the state championship. The Kernels went into Tuesday with a one shot lead over Aberdeen Central and a two shot lead over Watertown.

In the second round, Mitchell shot 321 as a team compared to Watertown’s 316.

2024 Class AA Girls Individual Championship – Final (All-Tournament Team)
1. Allison Meyerink – Mitchell, +5 (149)

2. Olivia Braun – Aberdeen Central, +6 (150)
T3. Maddie Childs – Mitchell, +12 (156)
T3. Erin Hurd – O’Gorman, +12 (156)
T5. Shelby Pearson – Watertown, +17 (161)
T5. Gabi Olson – Watertown, +17 (161)

2024 Class AA Girls Team Championship – Final
1. Watertown, +73 (649)
2. Mitchell, +76 (652)
3. Aberdeen Central, +88 (665)
4. O’Gorman, +114 (690)
5. SF Lincoln, +140 (716)