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By Alex Kuhn
Sports Editor 

Simmons brings home his first individual 3A State title

Warriors finish second as a team

 

September 19, 2018

DAILY NEWS/ Alex Kuhn

Warrior Karsten Simmons shakes WHS Activities Director Mark Mortimer's hand after winning the 3A East golf tournament on Sept. 8 at Green Hills Golf Course in Worland.

WORLAND - The Worland High School golf season came to a close in Riverton, Saturday, and after all the dust settled Warrior Karsten Simmons brought home the individual state championship.

Simmons, a freshman, shot 74, 69-143 to beat out 3A's defending champion, Lander's Jaren Calkins, by two strokes. At the start of the tournament, things were not going Simmons' way as he was down seven strokes to Calkins halfway through the first round.

But on his final nine holes of the first round, Simmons turned it on and showed why he's going to be a force for the remainder of his high school career....



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