2020 TEAM NEWS
PLEASANT VALLEY SPARTANS GOLF
SPARTANS FINISH 2ND AT STATE GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP
The Pleasant Valley Spartans Golf Team finished their historic season with a 2nd Place finish at the Des Moines Golf and Country Club North Course. The 621 total earned the runner up spot in the 12 team field. Jack Dumas fired 78-73 151 for a fifth place tie and All State recognition. Nathan Tillman followed with 154, Jack Roemer 155, John Molyneaux 163, Sam Johnson 167 and Jack Kilstrom 171 The Spartans finished the season with a 105-2 record. Dumas, Roemer and Molyneaux all played in their final Spartan match and will be greatly missed along with fellow senior McKinley Elg.
Jack Dumas led the Spartans with 77 to their 3rd Consecutive District Championship on a brutally windy day at Glynns Creek Golf Course. Nathan Tillman followed with 78, Sam Johnson (79), Jack Roemer (82). The team's 316 total was good for a five shot victory. John Molyneaux (90) and Jack Kilstrom (91) rounded out the scoring. The team will compete for the 4A title at Des Moines Golf and Country Club on October 9th and 10th.
John Molyneaux (6th-79) Nathan Tillman (2nd-74) Jack Roemer (1st-73) Jack Dumas (2nd-74)
4 Time MAC Champions!!!
Spartans Keep the Cup
The Spartans Golf Team retained the Muskie Cup for another season on October 2nd at Geneva C. C. in Muscatine. The Spartans won the match 126.96.36.199 over the Muscatine Muskies. Teams consisted of Jack Dumas/McKinley Elg, Jack Roemer/Matt Vanderschaaf, Nathan Tillman/Owen Wright, John Molyneaux/Connor Borbeck, Jack Kilstrom/Alex Blackwell and Sam Johnson/Tarun Annavajjula. The Junior Varsity Team closed its season out on a sun filled day on a great golf course. The varsity heads into post season with the District Meet at Glynns Creek on Monday October 5th.
Dumas Lead Spartans to Sabre Invite Title!
Jack Dumas fired a -3 under 67 to lead the Spartans to Sabre Invitational Title at Springbrook C.C. in DeWitt, IA. Jack Roemer fired 72 over the challenging layout along with sophomore Sam Johnson had a season low 74. Nathan Tillman rounded out the team scoring with a 77. Jack Kilstrom (78) and John Molyneaux (87) completed the scoring for the Spartans. The next meet for the Spartans is the MAC Conference Tourney at Valley Oaks in Clinton on Friday September 25th. 9 AM Shotgun Start.
Roemer Leads Spartans to River King Title!
Senior Jack Roemer led the Spartans to a 315 Team Total along with the meet medalist honor with a score of Even Par 72. Junior Nathan Tillman continued his fine play with a 78. Sophomore Sam Johnson (82) and senior Jack Dumas (83) rounded out the scoring. Sophomore Jack Kilstrom (83) and senior John Molyneaux (88) rounded out the scoring over the the tough Valley Oaks layout. The Spartans will be looking to lower their team score next Friday at the Conference Championship over the Valley Oaks links. Next meet up is the Sabre Invitational at Springbrook CC in DeWitt, IA
Spartans Win Palmer Hills Quad
Jack Dumas (69) led the Spartans to a 290 Team Score and a victory over Burlington (325) Bettendorf (338) and North Scott (339). Nathan Spear of Burlington fired a -6 (65) to take medalist honors. Jack Roemer followed with a -1 (70). Nathan Tillman (74), Jack Kilstrom (77) rounded out team scores. Sam Johnson fired 79 and John Molyneaux came in with 82. Mitchell Wood playing as an individual fired a season low 76. Other individual scores for the Spartans were Alex Blackwell 80, Tarun Annavajjula 82, McKinley Elg 86 and Connor Borbeck had 91.
Tillman's Medalist Round Leads to Assumption Invitational Win!
Junior Nathan Tillman has played well over his 3 years on the Spartan Varsity Golf Team. But on Wednesday he finally was able to beat the 2 Jack's and nab an invitaional medalist honor with a -1 under par 71 over the 6500 yard Emeis Golf Course in Davenport. The Spartans continued their strong play with a team total of 294. Jack Dumas (72) and Jack Roemer (73) continued their all state level play. John Molyneaux, Sam Johnson and Jack Kilstrom all broke in with 78's. The Spartans return on September 10 at Valley Oaks for the Clinton Invite. Valley Oaks will also host the one round MAC Championship on September 25th.
Dumas' School Record 65 Leads Spartans
Senior Jack Dumas posted a -6 under 65 at Palmer Hills to lead the PV attack to a 288 - 352 victory against Muscatine. Fellow senior Jack Roemer posted another fine round of 72. Junior Nathan Tillman (75) and sophomore Jack Kilstrom posted a season low of (76) for the season low total of 288. John Molyneaux (82) and Sam Johnson (85) rounded out the Spartans scoreboard. The Spartans will return to the links on Wednesday Septembers 2nd at Emeis Golf in Davenport for the Assumption Knight Invite.
Spartans Win Western Dubuque Invite!
The Spartans competed in the 11 team Western Dubuque Invitational on Monday August 24th at the beautiful Thunder Hills Country Club in Peosta, IA. Another sub 300 score of 295 was posted by the Spartans. Led by senior Jack Roemer's medalist round of 69 and Nathan Tillman's second place round of 72, the Spartans continued their sub 300 meet scores. Senior Jack Dumas (74) and John Molyneaux (80) were the other two team scores used. Sophomores Sam Johnson (84) and Jack Kilstrom (84) rounded out the scoring. The Spartan JV team also competed and posted 330. Alex Blackwell (80) , McKinley Elg (81) , Owen Wright (82) and Mitchell Wood (87) scored for the Spartans.
SPARTANS WIN LANCER INVITE WITH 294
The Spartans fired the low round of the season so far with a 6 over par team total at the tough Glynns Creek Golf Course. Jack Dumas led with an even par 72. Dumas was followed closely by fellow junior Nathan Tillman with 73. Jack Roemer, playing in his first meet of the season came in with 74. Sam Johnson rounded out the scoring with his varsity low round of 75. John Molyneaux continued his solid play with 78 and Mitchell Wood scored 83. The Spartans will return to the links next Monday August 24th at Thunder Hills C.C. in Peosta, IA.
Spartans Finish 2nd at Blue Top Ridge
The Spartan Golf Team finished 2nd in the 11 Team Iowa City West Invitational at Blue Top Ridge. Senior Jack Dumas fired a 3 under par 69 to earn medalist honors. The 314 team total finished 3 strokes back of Johnston at 311. Senior John Molyneaux scored a fine 77 for his lowest varsity round. Junior Nathan Tillman followed with 81 over the 6450 yard Par 72 layout. Sophomore Sam Johnson followed with 86 to round out the team total. Juniors Mitchell Wood (90) and Tarun Annavajjula(96) rounded out the team's scoring. Pleasant Valley returns on Wednesday August 19th to compete at the North Scott Invitational over the Glynns Creek Golf Course in Scott County Park.
A season preview of the coming season for the Pleasant Valley Spartans Golf Team
Quad City Times Sports Staff Article
Senior Jack Dumas led the Spartans with a medalist round of 72 at Geneva C.C. to win the 13 Team Muskie Invite. Junior Nathan Tillman followed with 78. Three newcomers to the varsity lineup included Tarun Annavajjula (81), Sam Johnson (85) and John Molyneaux (89). Junior Mitchell Wood posted 86 to help the Spartans to a 18 shot victory with a 316 score on a beautiful day for golf. The Spartans return to the links on Monday August 17th at the Iowa City West Invitational. Beautiful Blue Top Golf Course at Riverside Resort is the host course. Shotgun start at 9:00 AM.
2020 Team Qualifying is set for August 10 & 11 at Palmer Hills Golf Course/Hidden Hills Golf Course
2020 Team Qualifying will be held over 2 days and 36 holes of competition for low 24 qualifying scores on Monday (weather permitting). Cut after 18 for those who do not finish in the top 24 on Monday. All juniors and seniors will play 36 holes at Palmer Hills regardless as they are not eligible for the our developmental Gray Team. Competition will be reduced if Monday's round is rained out. Freshman and sophomores who do not finish in top 24 Monday will play (9 Holes) on Tuesday at Hidden Hills to continue qualifying for the Gray Team. Top 15 will make up the varsity and junior varsity squads. Gray Team is for freshman and sophomores only. 8 players will make up the Gray Team. Qualifying Information will be sent out via email on Saturday August 8th with assigned tee times, pairings and rules sheet for competition. Monday's Tee Times (6:42 - 7:46).Tuesday's times will begin at 6:42 at Palmer and 7:30 for those playing at Hidden Hills.
The Pleasant Valley Spartans finished tied for 3rd at the 2019 State Boys 4A Golf Tournament at the Tournament Club of Iowa. Jack Roemer finished (tie) 2nd and Jack Dumas finished 5th. Here is the Final Results link for the State Tournament.The Spartans finished the season with a record of 100-3-1. Jack Dumas and Jack Roemer earned All State and All Tournament First Team. Senior Lucas Wood played his last match for the Spartans leaving six of the top seven players returning next season.
The Pleasant Valley Boys Golf Team topped the 14 team District Meet at Glynns Creek on October 7th. Jack Dumas was tourney medalist with 73. Jack Roemer (76), Nathan Tillman (76), and Alex Blackwell had (79) to round out the team 304 score. Lucas Wood had 81 and Mitchell Wood scored 96. The Spartans will travel to Polk City, IA on October 11 and 12 for the 2019 State 4A Golf Championship at Tournament Club of Iowa.
The Pleasant Valley Spartans won their 3rd straight MAC title with a team score of 298. Jack Dumas was the tournament medalist with a three under par 69. Jack Roemer was close behind with 73 and finished 2nd in the tournament. Nathan Tillman fired a season best 75 and senior Lucas Wood rounded out the team scoring with 81. Mitchell Wood scored 86 and Alex Blackwell had 89 for the team. The Spartans will now turn to District Play on Monday October 7th at Glynns Creek Golf Course. The low three team will advance to the State 4A Tournament at TC of Iowa on October 11th and 12th.
The Pleasant Valley boys were able to retain the cup for the third straight season with a 32 - 16 victory in the rain shortened event at Geneva C.C. in Muscatine. All six team of 2 were able to maintain leads over their opponents and brought the Cup back to PV. The golf course served as a warm up for the MAC conference tourney on Friday October 4th and District Play on October 7th. The Spartans currently are 73-1 for the season and hope the next 10 days will bring more success. Pairings for the Cup Match were: Jack Dumas/Harrison Cockrell, Jack Roemer/John Molyneaux, Nathan Tillman/Sam Johnson, Lucas Wood/Ian Wilger, Alex Blackwell/Tarun Annavajulla and Mitchell Wood/Jack Kilstrom.
Spartans Defeat Geneseo in Dual and Clinton/Bettendorf in Tri-Meet
The Spartans fired 152 against a strong Geneseo (IL) at Kewaunee Dunes on -September 24th. Jack Dumas led the Spartans with 36. Senior Lucas Wood had 38 and Nathan Tillaman and Jack Roemer posted 39. Sophomores Alex Blackwell and Mitchell Wood scored 42.
A wet and soggy course at Valley Oaks hosted the Spartans, Bulldogs and River Kings for a Tri-meet. The Spartans won the meet with 312 followed by the Bulldogs (333) and River Kings with (377) Jack Dumas continued his outstanding season with a one over par 73. Closely behind was fellow junior Jack Roemer (74) Lucas Wood (81) and Nathan Tillman (84) scored for the Spartans. Alex Blackwell (88) and Mitchell Wood rounded out the scoring with (92). The Spartans will play a one round MAC Championship on Friday October 4th after the original two rounds were postponed due to rain and wet conditions.
Led by Jack Roemer's 73 and Jack Dumas' 75 allowed the Spartans to capture their 6th Invitational win of the season at Valley Oaks Golf Course at the Clinton River King Invite. The 312 team score was aided by Alex Blackwell and Nathan Tillman with 81 and 83. Sophomore Mitchell Wood fired 87 and Jack Kilstrom came in with 97. The Spartans have ten days to prepare for a dual match vs. Geneseo on September 23rd. Kewaunee Dunes is match site and is also the site for the 2019 MAC Championship on September 27 and 28.
Led by Jack Roemer's 74 and Jack Dumas' 76 allowed the Spartans to capture their 5th Invitational win of the season at Emeis Golf Course at the Assumption Invite. The 309 team score was aided by Lucas Wood and Nathan Tillman with 79 and 80. Sophomore Mitchell Wood fired 84 and Jack Kilstrom came in with 87. The Spartans have a week to prepare for the Clinton Invite at Valley Oaks on September 12th. Valley Oaks is also the site for the 2019 District Tournament on October 7th. Shotgun start on the 12th is now at 9:30 AM.
Spartans Win Western Dubuque Invite for 4th Win of Year
Led by Jack Roemer's 71 and Jack Dumas' 72 allowed the Spartans to capture their 4th Invitational win of the season at Thunder Hills CC at the Western Dubuque Invite. The 299 team score was aided by Nathan Tillman and Lucas Wood both firing 78's. Freshman Jack Kilstrom had 80 and sophomore Alex Blackwell posted 83. The Spartans have a week to prepare for the Assumption Invite at Emeis on September 4th.
Spartans finish 2nd at 18 Team CR Washington Invitational
The Pleasant Valley Boys Golf Team finished off a busy week by finishing 2nd at the CR Washington Invite held at Elmcrest C.C. in Cedar Rapids. The Spartans fired 304 just 2 shots back of Cedar Falls in the 18 Team Meet. Jack Dumas led the Spartans with 71. Jack Roemer, Nathan Tillman and Lucas Wood posted scores of 76, 78, and 79. Freshman Jack Kilstrom fired 87 and Alex Blackwell posted 90.
Dumas and Roemer Lead Spartans to Season-Low 297
Jack Dumas went one-under par 71 and Jack Roemer with 72 lead PV to season low team score. Senior Lucas Wood shot 76 and sophomore Nathan Tillman posted 78 to help secure the victory. Sophomores Alex Blackwell (82) and Mitchell Wood posted (85) to round out the team scoring. The Spartans will next head to the 18 team CR Washington Invite for the next competition.
Spartans Win Iowa City West Invitational
The PV Spartans won their second tourney of the young season at Blue Top Ridge Golf Course in Riverside, IA. Jack Roemer posted a 4 under Par 68 to lead the Spartans to a season best 297. Jack Dumas followed with 76, Nathan Tillman 83 and Lucas Wood had 87. Alex Blackwell also shot 87 and Mitchell Wood posted 93 to round out the scoring.
Led by Jack Roemer (78) and Jack Dumas (79) the Spartans opened the season by winning the 13 team Muskie Invitational at Geneva Country Club in Muscatine. Nathan Tillman (87) and Alex Blackwell (88) gave the Spartans a team total of 332. Lucas Wood (89) and Mitchell Wood (95) rounded out the scoring. The boys have a busy week at Iowa City on Monday, Glynns Creek on Wednesday and Elmcrest on Thursday next week. The boys will be looking to improve on their showing regardless of winning their
first event of the season.
Jack Dumas, Jack Roemer, Erika Holmberg, Elizabeth McVey, Lucas Wendel, Joe Logan, Nathan Tillman and Lucas Wood all earned recognition at various levels on the QC Times All Area Golf Team. All players were instrumental in their team's success with the boy's team finishing second in the state and the girls team qualifying for state for the first time in five years. Great job Spartans. Click on the underline headline to read the full article.
SUMMER CAMPS IN FULL SWING
46 current and future Spartans are working on all aspects of their game in our spring/summer golf camps being held at our Hidden Hills Practice Facility. Boys and Girls Teams along with 21 junior high players are fine tuning their short game and working on fundamental swing changes to improve their overall game. Camps run through out July and up to August 5th for high school boys who will have tryouts on Monday August 12th. Many players are playing in various competitions in the area and state wide
Spartan Girls Finish 10th at State Golf Championship
The Pleasant Valley completed their season at the 2019 State Golf Championship in Ames, IA. The girls battled soaking wet conditions, sideways rain, sunshine for a few holes and a tough Coldwater Golf Course. The Spartans finished with a team total of 790 and 10th Place overall. The girls finish their season with 54 match wins and 23 defeats.
Erika Holmberg 88 85 173
Elizabeth McVey 90 93 183
Erin Douglas 105 108 213
Alyssa Paulson 114 107 221
Roshni Patel 124 120 244
Laurent Groenenboom NC 140
The Pleasant Valley Girls punch their ticket to the 2019 4A State Golf Championships by firing 377 over the wet Pleasant Valley Golf Course in Iowa City Monday May 20. Freshman Lizzie McVey led the way with a season low 87 and fellow freshman Erika Holmberg had 88. Alyssa Paulson rebounded from a slow start to finish with 99 and Erin Douglas had 101. Cecilia Patramanis also had 110 and Lauren Groenenboom rounded out the scoring with 118. PV will be competing at Coldwater Links on May 28 and 29 in Ames, IA with 9 other teams. Lizzie and Erika finished in the top six individual spots to punch their individual ticket to the dance also.
Bulldogs Defeat Spartans 177- 197 at Palmer
Spartans Finish 3rd at Lancer Invite
The Spartan Girls finished 3rd in the 10 team Lancer Invitational Monday at Glynns Creek Golf Course in Long Grove. The Spartan Girls fired an impressive 377 with their seventh lineup change of the season. Erika Holmberg led the girls with 87 and finishing 7th overall. Lizzie McVey followed with a fine round of 91. Sophomore Erin Douglas broke through with 99 for her first sub 100 round in competition. Sophomore Roshni Patel returned from illness to post 100 to help the Spartans. Ingrid Hofmann fired 103 and Lily Dumas had 122 in her first ever varsity meet. The Spartans have played nine different girls at the varsity level competition. Next up on the docket is the final regular season meet at Palmer Hills in Bettendorf vs. the Bulldogs who are currently the 2nd ranked team in the state. Regionals follow on Monday May 20th at Pleasant Valley Golf Course in Iowa City.
Spartan Girls Bounce back after Tough Senior Invite
The Lady Spartans bounced back on a beautiful day for golf at the Maquoketa CC with a winning score of 180 in the tri-meet with Clinton and host Maquoketa. Ingrid Hofmann led the girls with a great round of 41 over the picturesque layout. Erika Hofmann followed with 42, Alyssa Paulson fired 48, Elizabethe McVey rounded out counting scores with 49. Cecilia Patramanis (58) and Erin Douglas (59) rounded out the scoring for the visiting Spartans. The girls return to action on Tuesday May 14 at the Lancer Invitie at Glynns Creek.
Bunker Hill and Elements Provide for Challenging Day
The Spartan Girls faced a tough course and not so nice conditions at the Senior Invite. The Spartans posted at 387 score and finished 5th in the 7 team Senior Invitational at Bunker Hill Golf Course. Erika Holmberg led the Spartans with 85. Lizzie McVey followed with a 99. Erin came ever so close in breaking 100 for the first time in competition. Erin posted 100. Alyssa Paulson followed with 103 and Lauren Groenenboom finished at 109. The Spartans have now used 9 different players in the lineup due to a variety of reasons, mostly fighting illness. Spartans return to action at Maquoketa next week in a triangular with Maquoketa and Clinton and the Maquoketa CC.
Spartans take 2nd in MAC Conference Championship at Kewaunee Dunes
The PV Spartan girls battle the elements and the tough Kewaunee Dunes layout to capture second place at the 2019 MAC Championship. The Spartans were led by 2nd Place overall finisher Erika Homberg who shot an impressive 5 over 77. Joining Erika as all conference was Elizabeth McVey who scored 100 for the team. Other scores were a pair of 106's by Alyssa Paulson and Erin Douglas. Ingrid Hofmann (107) and Cecilia Patramanis (119) rounded out the scoring for the girls.
Spartans Go 1-1 at Brown Deer (Iowa City)
After an almost two week layoff and a team rattled with the flu bug, the Spartans returned to competition in a three team meet at Brown Deere. The Spartans shot 196, good enough for a second place finish. Liberty (186) and North Scott (224) were the competition. Erika Holmberg had a fine 40. Lizzie McVey shot 50, along with a 52 from Alyssa Paulson and 54 from Erin Douglas. Lauren Groenenboom had 61 in her first ever varsity golf meet. The cool and damp conditions made for a very challenging day of golf. Spartan will return on Monday May 6th at Kewaunee for the 2019 MAC
Girls Finish 4th in 14 Team LinnMar Field
Spartan Girls posted 353 at Hunters Ridge in Marion, IA. The tough field provided a preview of top rated teams in Iowa. Erika Holmberg led the Spartans with a great round of 78 finishing 4th overall. Lizzie McVey continued her fine play with 89 along with Alyssa Paulson's 91 and Ingrid Hofmann with 95. Erin Douglas fired 117 and Roshni Patel had 121. The Spartans return to action on Monday April 29 at the Burlington Invitational. The Spartans finished just 7 shots out of 2nd place in the strongest field tournament of the year.
Girls Win Quad at Duck Creek
Girls Golf Team wins Quad to go 14-1. The girls fired 169 for their low team score of the year defeating West, North Scott and Central at Duck Creek Golf Course on Thursday April 18th. Cecilia Patramanis and Erika Holmberg fired 41's along with Ingrid Hofmann 42 and Lizzie McVey 45. Alyssa Paulson finished with 49 and Roshni Patel 54. The Spartans will return to action at the LinnMar Invitational on Tuesday April 23rd at Hunters Ridge Golf Course in Marion, IA. 11:00 AM shotgun start.
Girls Take 2nd at Falcon Invitational
The Spartan Girls Golf Team finished 2nd in the ten team Falcon Invitational at Emeis Golf Course in Davenport. The Spartans team score of 386 follow champion Bettendorf with 366. Freshman Lizzie McVey led the Spartan attack with a fine round of 92. Fellow frosh Erika Holmberg followed closely behind with 94. Ingrid Hofmann fired 98 and Cecilia Patramanis scored 102 to round out our team score. Sophomores Erin Douglas and Roshni Patel finished with 118 and 119 respectively. The Spartans return to action on Thursday April 18 at Duck Creek in a quad 9 hole meet between North Scott, Central and West.
Girls Win Second Meet in a Row!
PV Girls Golf wins second meet in a row. Led by freshman Erika Holmberg with 43 and Lizzie McVey with 50, the Spartans defeated the Muscatine Muskies 204-227 at the Geneva Golf and Country Club. Other scores: Roshni Patel 54 Cecilia Patramanis 57 Erin Douglas 58 Ingrid Hofmann with a 59. The girls next meet is Thursday April 11 at Glynns Creek Golf Course for the North Scott Invitational.
Girls Win Opening Triangular Meet!!!!!
Spartan Girls win opening meet! PV 192 North Scott 236. Clinton 258. Erika Holmberg led the Spartans with a fine round of 41. She was followed by sophomore Ingrid Hofmann with 49, Cecilia Patramanis 51, Lizzie McVey 51, Roshni Patel 57 and Erin Douglas 58! The Spartans team score of low four of six balls was 192. North Scott followed with 236 and Clinton with 258 over the back nine layout at Hidden Hills. The girls will travel to Muscatine on April 9 to take on the Muskies at Geneva Country Club.
Spartan Girls Golf Season in Full Swing
The 2019 girls golf season has been in action since March 18th. 14 young ladies have been working hard to prepare for 12 scheduled varsity competitions and 6 junior varsity events.The weather has cooperated so far with team members being at Hidden Hills 11 of the 13 scheduled practices. On poor weather days, the girls are able to practice in our indoor golf room at the high school. Eight players return from last season and are joined by six freshman. Team Roster is available at top of home page.
PV Golf Team Members attend Rules of Golf Seminar - Saturday March 23rd
Eleven Pleasant Valley Golf Team Members spent the morning at Davenport C.C. learning about the changes to the Rules of Golf. The Iowa Golf Association held a certified seminar that went over the many changes to the rules this year. Knowing the rules is always to your favor and these young men and women are more prepared because of attending the seminar. We would like to thank Bill Eby of Davenport C.C. and Chad Pitts of the Iowa Golf Association for their fine work. We also thank John Panek, PGA for hosting the event along with the membership of Davenport C.C. It was a very enjoyable learning experience for all.
6th and 7th at 2018
Iowa State 4A Boys
1. 311 Pleasant Valley
2. 311 Marshalltown
3. 325 CR Washington
4. 330 CR Prairie
5. 338 Linn-Mar
6. 345 CR Kennedy
7. 355 IC Liberty
8. 362 IC High
9. 364 IC West
10. 369 Assumption
11. 372 Muscatine
12. 380 CR Jefferson
13. 409 Burlington
Spartans finish 4th at the Weibring Invitational to end regular season.
The PV Spartans made the long trek to Normal, IL to compete in the annual Normal U Invitational at Illinois State University. A great field of 16 teams competed on a blustery and cold day with winds reaching 30 mph. Jack Roemer finished third overall with a fantastic 75. Senior Lucas Wendel followed with a solid 79. Jack Dumas fired 81 and Joe Logan finished with 88 to give the team a 323 total that was good for 4th place. Nathan Tillman and Lucas Wood rounded out the scoring with 92 and 93. The boys move on to district play on Monday at Hunters Ridge Golf in Marion, IA. The Spartans finished regular season play with an overall record of 87-5 and captured seven championships during the season.
The boys golf team continue their winning ways by capturing the Muskie Cup on Wendnesday at Geneva C.C. The boy won the 12-man, 6*team event by a score of 76 to 32. The event is a team competition between PV and Muscatine where 6 two person team compete in a Best Ball of 2 event where each hole is worth one point. The fun day was followed by a team gathering at Pizza Ranch where the JV boys rounded out their season. Seniors Cory Labarge and Rian Lamarque finished their PV golf career on a winning note. Two-man teams were Jack Roemer and Harrison Cockrell, Jack Dumas and John Molyneaux, Nathan Tillaman and Mitchell Wood, Lucas Wood and Alex Blackwell, Joe Logan and Rian Lamarque along with Lucas Wendel and Cory Labarge.
The Pleasant Valley Boys Golf Team captured their second consecutive MAC Golf Championship at Kewaunee Dunes Golf Club. The 36 hole event went right down to the wire as Bettendorf and PV battled it out for the team title. Jack Dumas led the Spartans with a fine two day total of 150 . Jack finished second overall in the individual competition. Senior Lucas Wendel played superbly with rounds of 75 and 77. The 152 finish earned him 3rd place overall in the competition. The Spartans were aided by all conference senior Joe Logan who tallied 162. Nathan Tillman fired a second round 80 that rounded out the scoring on day two and totaled 167 overall. Jack Roemer and Lucas Wood finished with 169 and 170 over the demanding layout. The Spartans have two meets in the coming week. They visit Geneva CC for the Muskie Cup and on Friday they travel to Normal, IL for the U-HIgh Invite that will have some of the best teams competing from the State of Illinois.
Pleasant Valley wins Assumption Invitational!
Led by sophomore Jack Roemer's 74, the Spartans captured their sixth invitational with a team score of 309 on the long and wet Emeis Golf Course.. Senior Joe Logan fired his best round of the year with a 77. Jack Dumas continued his stellar play with 78 and senior Lucas Wendel added 80. Lucas Wood and Nathan Tillman rounded out the scoring with 87 and 90 respectively. The boys were called off the course with a few holes to play due to lightning, but were able to go and complete their rounds before another round of storms moved into the QC area. The MAC conference meet is next on the docket this Friday and Saturday over the challenging Kewaunee Dunes Golf Club in Kewaunee, IL. The Spartans hope to defend their conference title.
The Pleasant Valley boys win streak was stopped at five but not without a fight. The Spartans finished second in the eighteen team field over the tough TPC Deere Run Golf Course. The Spartans were lead by sophomores Jack Dumas and Jack Roemer with 73 and 78 respectively. Lucas Wood, Lucas Wendel and Joe Logan all fired 82 after slow starts but strong finishes. Nathan Tillman rounded out scoring with an 85. The meet was the strongest field of the year and the team now knows they can compete with anyone in the state. Next on the schedule will be the Assumption Invite on Wednesday September 19th after being rained out in August.
River King Invite Win makes it Five Straight for Spartans
Jack Dumas fired a one over par 73 in tough conditions to lead the Spartans to their fifth straight invitational victory. Valley Oaks played long and with rough bordering 5 inches due to the extremely raining fall. Jack Roemer followed Dumas with a 77 and Lucas Wood scored a fine round of 79. Lucas Wendel rounded out the scoring with an 82 but showed signs of breaking out by playing the last 10 holes one over par. Joe Logan and Nathan Tillman finished with 84 and 87 respectively. It had been over two weeks since the team had competed and they won't have to wait long as the boys return to the links this Wednesday at TPC Deere Run for the Cedar Rapids Washington Warrior Invite.
Boys Win Bobcat Invite at Thunder Hills Country Club
Led by sophomore Jack Dumas with a medalist round of 73 and freshman Nathan Tillman posting a 76 over the windy and challenging Thunder Hills layout. After a 45 minute rain delay the Spartans toured the course with a team score of 310 and a 25 shot victory over runner up Bettendorf. Lucas Wood continued his steady play with 80 and Joe Logan posted 81 to round out the qualifying scores. The Spartans will be back on course this Wednesday at the Assumption Invitational at Emeis Golf Course in Davenport. The team currently stands at 40 - 1 for the season, but many challenging events remain on the schedule.
Jack Roemer took home medalist honors with a one over 73 and Jack Dumas was closed behind with 74 to lead the PV golfers to their 3rd Invite championship in as many tries. The sophomore duo were part of a 310 team score that was aided by an 81 from senior Lucas Wendel and 82 by junior Lucas Wood. Joe Logan and Nathan Tillman rounded out the scores with an 83 and 85 respectively. The Spartans will next play on Monday August 27th at Thunder Hills CC in Peosta, IA at the Western Dubuque Invite.
Spartans Make it 2 Tourney Wins in a Row!
Led by Jack Roemer with a medalist round of 73 and runner-up Jack Dumas' 74 the Spartans sailed to an invitational victory in the 11 team Iowa City West Invitational at Blue Top Ridge on Monday August 13. The duo was aided by rounds of 82 by freshman Nathan Tillman and senior Joe Logan. Lucas Wood followed with an 85 and senior Lucas Wendel posted 87. The team total of 311 over the tough 6450 yard layout was victorious by 5 shots over runner-up Johnston. The Spartans will return to action on Monday August 20th at Glynns Creek for the Lancer Invitational. The PV Spartan JV team will also participate in the Lancer Invite.
Jack Dumas won individual honors at the Muskie Invite with a beautiful round of 1 under par on the tough Geneva CC course on Friday August 10th.. He was followed by sophomore Jack Roemer at 75, freshman Nathan Tillman at 76 and junior Lucas Wood posting a fine round of 79 for a team total of 301. The Spartans beat 11 other participating teams in the meet. Senior Joe Logan followed with an 80 and Lucas Wendel posted 86.
The team score was a 43 stroke improvement over last years team total.
Spartans Open Season with a 2nd Place Finish at
The Spartans opened the season with a trip to Waveland Golf Course in Des Moines. The team finished in second place with a score of 314. Jack Roermer led the Spartans with a 76. He was followed by Jack Dumas and Nathan Tillman with 79. Joe Logan rounded out the qualifying scores with an 80. Lucas Wendel and Lucas Wood posted 84 on the hilly track. Host Des Moines Roosevelt won the meet with a team score of 301. Although the boys were disappointed in their team total, some great things were learned and will be valuable moving forward in future competitions.
Spartans finish 3rd at Grayhound Invite.
The Spartans finished third of eleven teams at Flint Hills Golf Course on September 18th. The tricky layout was a first time for four of the six golfers and provided a challenge to negotiate. Jack Dumas led the team with 77 and Jack Roemer followed closely with 78. Other scores were Eric Thompson with 86, Lucas Wendel with 88, Joe Logan with 90 and John Logan with 92. The Spartans return to action on September 22nd and 23rd at Kewaunee Dunes Golf Course and the MAC Championship.
Pleasant Valley wins home Quad with 147!!!!!
The Pleasant Valley Boys Varsity Golf Team raced to an 11 shot victory over the North Scott Lancers, Western Dubuque and Iowa City Liberty. The Spartans were led by Jack Roemer and Lucas Wendel with one under 35, Jack Dumas with 38 and John Logan with 39. Joe Logan followed with 40 and Eric Thompson fired a 42. The 147 total was just 3 over par on the tough Palmer Hills front 9.
Pleasant Valley has 2 Day Qualifier (Results)