WICHITA — The sky was the limit for Arkansas City High School golfer Trent Sutherland last year.

As a freshman in his high school debut, Sutherland qualified for the Class 4A State meet, finishing in a tie for 17th with a 76. He placed eighth in the Class 4A Regionals that year with a 79 and was named to the All-State second team.

Call it a sophomore jinx.

Sutherland missed the State cut by one stroke Monday at the Class 5A Regional Championships at Rolling Hill Country Club, finishing in a tie for 21st with an 82.

The top three teams, along with the top five individuals on other teams, qualified for the KSHSAA Class 5A State Championships next Monday at Mariah Hill Golf Course in Dodge City.

Regional champion Andover Central will be joined by runner-up Bishop Carroll and third-place Kapaun Mt. Carmel in the Big Show.

Sutherland opened with a 40, but needed two more strokes on the back nine. He would have been the next individual to punch a ticket to State.

Senior Jace Womack ended his high school career 31st. After opening with an impressive 41, Womack needed nine more strokes after the turn, finishing with a 91.

Cooper Schultz of Andover Central won the title with a 67.

Class 5A Regional Championships

Monday in Wichita

Rolling Hills Country Club

(Top 3 teams qualify for State)

(Top 5 from non-qualifying teams)

Team Scores — 1. Andover Central 294; 2. Bishop Carroll 306; 3. Kapaun Mt. Carmel 307; 4. Goddard-Eisenhower 317; 5. Andover 325; 6. Wichita Northwest 368; 7. Goddard 422; Arkansas City incomplete.

(*-qualified as team)

($-qualified as individual)

  1.Cooper Schultz, ACtl*31-3667

  2.Jack Baker, KMC*36-3571

  3.Cooper Steiner, KMC*35-3974

  4.Davis Joseph, ACtl*36-3874

  5.Grant Gooch, BC*36-3975

  6.Preston Howell, And$37-3875

  7.Tyler Gatley, BC*38-3876

  8.Peyton Wilson, ACtl*39-3776

  9.Tyler Trudo, GE$37-3976

10.Mateo Villegas, GE$36-4076

11.Carson Towey, BC*40-3777

12.Keegan Ellington, ACtl*36-4177

13.Jayden Hohl, BC*38-4078

14.Cooper Ward, ACtl*40-3979

15.Austin Goodrum, ACtl*38-4179

16.Aspen Wadlowe, WNW$36-4379

17t.Drake Sawyer, And$42-3981

17t.Brent Reintjes, KMC*41-4081

17t.Myles Brewer, GE$40-4181

17t.Matthew Schrock, KMC*40-4181

21t.Austin Wilbert, KMC*42-4082

21t.Trent Sutherland, Ark40-4282

23t.James Hill, And41-4384

23t.Andy Sloss, GE40-4484

25t.Mark Towey, BC*43-4285

25t.Emery Kaylor, GE41-4485

25t.Hanif Ashraf, And40-4585

28.Ben Kellerman, And37-4986

29.Jack Stuckey, BC*39-4887

30.Camden Baxter, And42-4688

31.Jace Womack, Ark41-5091

32t.Andy Fisher, WNW46-4793

32t.Sam Mueller, WNW46-4793

32t.Parker Steven, GE42-5193

35.Travis Channell, KMC*47-4794

36.Zac Miller, Gd45-5196

37.Braydon Verbeck, WNW53-50103

38.Zane Visger, WNW49-56105

39.Hunter Reeves, Gd52-55107

40t.Brody Steele, Gd49-59108

40t.Ryan Obertechner, WNW47-61108

42.Gentry Cole, Gd52-59111

43.Jayden Miller, Gd57-56113

44.Logan Ashford, Gd57-58115

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