Paul Mohr makes move at Amateur
There is a three-way tie atop the leaderboard entering the final round of the 104th Nebraska Amateur Golf Championship at the Scotts Bluff Country Club.
Local favorite Paul Mohr made the biggest move on Saturday shooting a five under par 67. That places him five under for the tournament and tied for the lead with Fremont's John Sajevic and 2012 Junior Amateur champ Mitchell Klooz of Laurel. Sajevic, the 1989 Amateur champ, had the day's second best round with a 68. Klooz fired a two-under 70.
There were 17 golfers that bettered par on Saturday, but none did better than Mohr, whose score included an Eagle on the par 5, 565-yard 15th hole.
36-hole leader Greg Sohl settled for a two-0ver par 74 Saturday and fell a shot off the leaders at 4-under. He will be paired with Mitchell's Brock Ehler Sunday. Ehler was two-under for his round and three under for the tournament.
Don't forget about Ryan Nietfeldt of Elkhorn. The runner-up for the last two Amateur's, and the 2002 champ, is tied with Sohl just a stroke behind the leaders after a third round 71.
Scottsbluff's Andrew Holloway sits just two shots back of the leaders tied with Ehler. The Scottsbluff High School senior-to-be shot a 71 Saturday.
Another local golfer in the hunt is Gering's Austin Miller. The former Creighton Bluejay sits at even par following a three-under 69 Saturday.
Two time defending Amateur champ Andy Sajevic could not make up any ground on Saturday. He had a two-over par 74 and sits five over for the tournament.
Holloway's high school teammate Michael Hadden rebounded from an 81 Friday with a two under 70 on Saturday. He is tied for 27th with a seven over total.
Gering's Tyler Barry was even for the day and sits one shot ahead of Hadden at six over for the tournament. Another Gering product, Charlie Hadenfeldt checked in with a 73 Saturday after matching 77's the first two rounds.
Two other local golfers struggled on day three. Scottsbluff's Lewis Reinhardt had an 85 and Jeff Greenwood of Kimball scored an 89.
Also on Saturday they had a President's Flight for all of the golfers who did not make the final cut. That was won by Preston Walford of Tekamah. He shot a four-under 68, which was three strokes better than Austin Zimmerman of Lincoln. John Cantril of Scottsbluff was third with a 74. Gering's Dick Bolin was one stroke higher than his age with an 83.
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