(Neb.)- Chadron's Hickstein Atop Nebraska Amateur Golf Leader Board
(Chadron)- Chadron's Alpine Hickstein sits in first place after day one of the Nebraska Girls Amateur Golf Championship being played at Indian Hills Country Club in Beemer, NE. Hickstein shot a round of 74 to hold a 2-stroke lead over Megan Whittaker of Elkhorn, last years Class A state champ at Elkhorn South.
Hickstein, runner-up the past two seasons at the Class C State Golf Meet, parred her first three holes of the afternoon before giving up a stroke on the par three 4th, but squeezed out a birdie on the par four 6th sandwiched between a pair of pars.
Going in to the back nine at 1-over par, Hickstein bogeyed the 10th hole, but knocked in her second birdie of the day on the 11th to stay at 1-over. She would go on to bogey the 13th and 15th holes to finish off the final seven hole and close out her day at 3-over par.
Hickstein will tee off in tomorrows final group of the day at 2:10 p.m. MT.
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