Sparta's Erickson moves into 9th place tie in State Amateur

RIVER HILLS, WI - Sparta's Austin Erickson moved up six spots into a 6-way tie for ninth place entering the final round of the Wisconsin State Golf Association 119th State Amateur Championship at the Milwaukee Country Club in River Hills, WI, on Thursday.
Erickson carded 2-over par 72 on Wednesday for a three-day 73-73-72--218 total.
Thomas Longbella, from Chippewa Falls, leads the event after shooting fired 69 for a 205 total and a six-shot lead.
Onalaska's Ben Skogen, two-time defending La Crosse County Men's Amateur champion, dropped into a tie for 29th place after posting his highest round of the tournament with 77 for a three-day 75-70-222 total. Onalaska's Joe Weber is also tied for 29th place with 74-73-75--222.
Shaun Borre of La Crosse, is in 73rd place with 75-77-80--232.