Humboldt golfers tee off at Caney

Humboldt High's golf team competed at the Caney Valley Invitational on Monday. Cubs William Kobold and Curt Shannon finished in 34th and 36th place on the fairway, respectively.



March 28, 2023 - 3:31 PM

Humboldt’s William Kobold puts a ball in a meet last season. Photo by Richard Luken

CANEY VALLEY — Humboldt High golfers William Kobold and Curt Shannon participated in the Caney Valley Invitational on Monday afternoon.

Kobold placed in 34th overall, racking up a total score of 124. Shannon finished in 37th overall with a score of 131. Shannon impressed on the back nine holes where he shot a 56. 

“It was a nice sunny day to start the season. The wind was chilly but the conditions were good overall for playing,” said Humboldt head coach Bret Hauser. “The boys did well for their first meet of the season and now have a target in mind to beat as they go about the season.”

Neodesha’s Kyle Egger finished in first place with an 80, followed by Cam Mavers of Independence with a score of 81 and Pittsburg’s Tanner White with a score of 86.

Ten other schools competed, including Caney Valley, Pittsburg, Fredonia, Erie, Independence, Eureka, Neodesha, Riverton and Galena. 

Independence took first place with a team score of 348, followed by Pittsburg with a 379 and Erie with a 390. Caney Valley, Fredonia and Eureka rounded out the top six team placements.