Sparta's Erickson finishes in 14th place tie in State Amateur

RIVER HILLS, WI - Sparta's Austin Erickson finished in a tie for 14th place in the Wisconsin State Golf Association 119th State Amateur Championship at the Milwaukee Country Club in River Hills, WI, on Thursday.
Erickson posted a 5-over par 75 to finish with a 13-over 293 over the four days.
Thomas Longbella, from Chippewa Falls, cruised to a 10-stroke victory with a final round 69 and for a four-round 1-under 274.
Onalaska's Joe Weber shot 76 for an 18-over 298 and four-way tie for 28th place. Ben Skogen, two-time defending La Crosse County Men's Amateur champion, posted an uncharacteristic 85 to finish in a four-way tie for 57th place with 307.
Shaun Borre of La Crosse shared 73rd place with a final round 82 and 314 total.