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Class D State Golf - Godfrey in contention after first day


Stephen McKay

Lane Godfrey strokes his ball from a dusty lie. The Creek Valley senior finished his round with a back-nine 38 to put himself in medal contention.

Unlike the cloudy, cold and windy conditions that greeted competitors at last year's event, the 2014 Class D NSAA Boys Golf Championships were held under a bright sun that baked the near motionless air around Kearney Country Club to more than 90 degrees.

For the 97 high school golfers, including four from Creek Valley, who teed it up on Wednesday the scorching conditions seemed to be a welcome change.

As the only Creek Valley player to take part in last year's event, Lane Godfrey lowered his opening day score by 14 strokes from 2013 to put himself in the hunt for a top prize.

He came in...

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