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Malyevac takes second at divisional golf tourney

| September 28, 2021 7:00 AM

HAMILTON — Johnny Nix was medalist and helped Whitefish’s boys to the Western A divisional golf crown Friday at Hamilton Country Club.

Nix fired a 73 to win by three strokes over Hamilton’s Jackson Heath. Libby’s Reece Malyevac was second. Nix’s teammates Billy Smith and Bjorn Olson came in third and fourth.

Whitefish won with 311 strokes; Polson was 10 behind in second place with 321. In third and fourth were Hamilton and Corvallis.

Macee Greenwood of Corvallis was girls’ medalist with 79 strokes. Katie Lewis of Frenchtown was second. Whitefish’s Macy Whisenand shot an 89 for fourth place. Ashley Maki of Polson came in fifth.

Corvallis took the girls’ divisional title. Hamilton was second, Polson and Whitefish were third and fourth.

The print version of this story incorrectly stated that Malyevac placed third. He placed second.