Two-time defending team champion Edgewood has the team lead in Division 2 at the end of Day 1 by the narrowest of margins at +17 with a four-player score of 305, one stroke ahead of Lakeland.
Joe Forsting of Edgerton, who finished 13th last year, shot a blistering 5-under-par for the first round to lead all Division 2 competitors. Kyle Bengston of Lakeland, who tied for third last year, and Ty Kretz of Marinette ended the first day positioned second on the individual leaderboard, four strokes behind Forsting at -1.
Roncalli led the Division 3 team standings throughout the first day, shooting a four-player score of 330 at +42. Abundant Life Christian/Madison Country Day is second, five strokes back at +47.
Drake Wilcox of Sheboygan Lutheran finished his first round with the individual lead in Division 3 after placing third last season. He shot a 2-under-par 70 for the day. Ian Behringer of Roncalli, Jack Rollins of Abundant Life Christian/Madison Country Day and last year's runner-up Doyle Kelly of St. Mary’s Springs are each tied for second place in at +4, six shots behind Wilcox.
The 2019 State Boys Golf Tournament continues Wednesday with the Divisions 2 and 3 teeing off at 7 a.m. at University Ridge in Verona. Division 1 play begins at noon.
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