Norfolk's Lance Lawson falls in Nebraska Match Play Championship
Andy Sajevic of Fremont defeated Lance Lawson of Norfolk 4 and 2 in Friday's 36-hole final of the 46th Nebraska Match Play Championship at Elks Country Club in Columbus. Sajevic ended the morning's 18 holes with a one up lead and won on holes 20, 22, 23 and 25 in the afternoon to build a five up lead over Lawson. Lawson answered back with a win on the 27th before chipping in for birdie on the 30th to cut the lead to three up. The pair halved the next three holes before Sajevic capped his day with a birdie to clinch the title on the 34th. Sajevic adds this victory to these previous Nebraska Golf Association titles: the 2010 & 2011 Men's Amateur, the 2009 Junior Match Play, and the 2009 Junior Amateur.