Billings Senior Broncs
2013: Fourth at state
Head Coach: Terry Caekaert
Key Players: Girls — Kortney McNeil, Sr.; Allie Bofto, Jr.; Emma Dyre, Jr.; Abbey Mohr, So.; Taryn Gutierez, So.; Sarah Qualls, Fr.; Jalen Wagner, Fr. Boys — Sean Bensen, Sr.; Austin Walter, Sr.; Adam Henneberry, Sr.; Hayden Peters, Sr.; Warren Findon, Sr.; Eli Caekaert, Jr.; Andrew Driscoll, Jr.; Patrick Zimmer, Jr.; Shane Bykonen, So.; Ty Torbert, So.; Braxton Humphrey, Fr.; Connor Kelckbusch, Fr.
Coach Says: “Senior has a remarkable group of students that can play exceptional golf. Our goal is to have our performance equal our potential.”
Billings West Golden Bears
2013: State champions
Head Coach: Lance Edward
Key Players: Boys — Colton Hunt, Tanner Dyk, Garrett Woodin, Bryley Woods, Parker Elliot, Riley Kaercher, Barron Edward, Caleb Trost, Joey Moore; Girls — Hannah Zwemke, Mike’la Atkinson, Hayden Flohr, Hillary Smith.
Coach says (girls): “Our girls, in contrast, are as experienced as anyone, but very thin. It will be fun to see how things progress as the season goes.”
Coach says (boys): “Our boys are as deep as any team in the state, but very young.”
Billings Skyview Falcons
Head Coach: Kas Ioane
Key Players: Boys — Payton Stott, Jr.; Gage Passon, Jr.; Logan Martin, So.; Alex Hilario, Sr.; Braxton Patterson, Sr.; Jameson Willems, Sr.; Nathan Rodacker, Jr.; Sean Wilson, So.; Chase Walters, So. Girls — Delaney Schmidt, Sr.; Madison Bartleson, Sr.; Angela King, So.; Emma Tolzien, So.; Madiliene Fugate, So.
Note: Stott finished tied for fifth last year at state.
Coach Says (girls): “They’re hard-working girls. They’re always striving to be the best they can be.”
2013: Boys fifth at state, girls eighth
Head Coach: Pat Darbro
Key Players: Boys — Conner Brown, Tyson Odden. Girls — Bridget Beyer.
Coach Says: “We are very young and inexperienced both sides, but we are mentally tough.”
Great Falls Bison
2013: 12th at state
Head Coach: Lance Olson
Key Players: Boys — Cody Babinecz, Sr.; Schaefer Paladichuk, So.; Keaton Sunchild, Fr.; Girls — Abigail Davidson, Sr.; Casey Babinecz, Jr., Catrina Babinecz, Jr.
Coach Says: “Our boys team is young this year with two seniors, two sophomores and two freshmen playing for varsity spots. I believe we can be competitive this year. Our girls have some experience with four of this year’s players playing varsity all year last year. I think we can be in the top half of the team scores for each tournament.”
Kalispell Glacier Wolfpack
2013: Boys sixth at state, girls seventh
Head Coach: Jim Schaible
Key Players: Girls — Teigan Avery, Jr. Boys — Cody Sherrill, Sr.; Scott Larson, Sr.; Tom Mann, Jr.
Coach Says: “Both Wolfpack boys and girls are expecting to bring home a trophy.”