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Niwot’s Christopher Gunlikson chips out of the rough on the 15th hole of the Class 4A state golf championships at City Park Golf Course on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021.


Jason Arbuckle, Sr., Prospect Ridge: Arbuckle put together another standout season to end his high school career. He was named first-team all-league in the 3A Metro after finishing league play third.

Jake Chesler, Sr., Frederick: The Longs Peak League champ and player of the year has finished inside the top 10 at the 4A state tournament in each of his four years in high school. This fall, he took fourth at state for a second straight year.

Christopher Gunlikson, Sr., Niwot: Named all-conference in the Longs Peak League, Gunlikson went on to finish sixth at the 4A tournament.

Ben Harding, Jr., Silver Creek: The golfer of the year had the best state finish among all local players, claiming third in 4A. He won the NCAC by 20 strokes.

Mason Hill, So., Broomfield: Hill put himself in contention after the opening day of the 5A tournament — perhaps a sign of things to come. The Front Range League player was named all-league after finishing eighth in the season’s final standings.

Rudiger Heitz, So., Holy Family: Heitz was named first-team all-league in the NCAC. He led local players at the 3A tournament, finishing 12th.

Josh Lurie, Jr., Silver Creek: Lurie finished fourth in NCAC play, second in the area to teammate Harding. He finished 23rd at the 4A state tournament.

Caleb Michaels, Jr., Monarch: Michaels was the top local player during Front Range League play, finishing sixth. The first-team all-league player led local talent at the 5A tournament, tying for 21st alongside Fairview’s Sawyer Sales.

Sawyer Sales, So., Fairview: The first-team all-league sophomore finished seventh in the final FRL standings. He finished fourth at the team’s regional, helping the Knights take second and qualify for state as a team.

Coach of the year – Tyler Bishop, Silver Creek: The Raptors tied for third at the 4A state tournament, and better yet, all four of their top golfers from the fall — Harding, Lurie, Quinn Lockwood, Tyler Plaster — are expected to return.


Benedict Achziger, Sr., Holy Family; Rasesh Bhandari, So., Peak to Peak; Luke Blankinship, Jr., Boulder; Ben Cerretani, Jr., Legacy; Talan Gover, Jr., Monarch; Tommy Hammond, Sr., Legacy; Ian Henderson, Sr., Monarch; Sawyer Hyten, Jr., Broomfield; Declan Karch, Sr., Skyline; Carlos Kipkorir, Jr., Niwot; Caden Koole, Sr., Prospect Ridge; Drake Krommenhoek, So., Holy Family; Jimmy Leuchten, So., Dawson; Chandler Levy, Sr., Fairview; Quinn Lockwood, Jr., Silver Creek; Aaron Loera, Sr., Mead; John McNabb, Sr., Legacy; Carter Navulur, Jr., Erie;

Donovan O’Brien, Fr., Erie; Connor O’Neill, Sr., Mead; Ethan Runyon, Sr., Jefferson Academy; Nathan Sager, Jr., Fairview; Trace Saunders, Jr., Longmont; Keaton Schell, Sr., Skyline; Deven Sehr, Sr., Legacy; Emmett Shell, So., Niwot; Drew Stapp, Fr., Niwot; Clay Steinfort, Jr., Dawson; Caden Tapia, Sr., Skyline; Ethan Turner, So., Mead; Matthew Vaver, So., Centaurus; Jackson Wanner, Sr., Skyline; Asa Wentworth, Jr., Centaurus; Hudson Wllard, So., Erie; Mathieu Zerwin, Jr., Fairview; Dylan Zukosky, Monarch.

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