|Grossnicklaus competes in NGA match play event|
Luke Grossnicklaus of Aurora advanced to the quarterfinal round of the Nebraska Golf Associationâ€™s Junior Match Play Championships June 17-19 at Heritage Hills Golf Course in McCook.
Grossnicklaus fired an opening round 76 to defeat Nick Zeplin of Lincoln 6&5, then was 1 under par through 12 holesÂ to earn a 7&6 win over Tucker Knaak of Plainview. In quarterfinal action, the three-time state medalist for the Huskies was all squared through 17 holes in a tight match with Justin Coffey of Lincoln, though Coffey needed one less stroke on the final hole to win the match. Alex Schaake of Omaha was the eventual Junior Match Play champion.