Swinging to state

syeagle@demo-mo.comMay 10, 2013 

The Drexel golf team has earned a spot to the state tournament with their second place finish in the Class 1, Sectional 3 tournament May 6 at Schifferdecker Golf Course, Joplin.

The Bobcats had a team score of 338, led by Trevor Cooley in third place with a score of 80. Cody Russell tied for seventh with a score of 84, CJ Bolton placed 10th with a score of 85, Javyn Johnston tied for 15th with a score of 89 and Brandon Thomas took 44th with a score of 114.

Drexel will compete at the Class 1 state tournament May 13-14 at Silo Ridge Golf Club, Bolivar.

Raymore-Peculiar’s Josh Perfect tied for 18th place with a score of 78, good enough for a spot to state in the Class 4, Sectional 4 tournament held May 6 at Adams Pointe Golf Course, Blue Springs.

Perfect will compete in the Class 4 state tournament May 13-14 at Rivercut Golf Course, Springfield.

Panther teammate Addison Schubert did not qualify for state, but tied for 36th with a score of 88.

Pleasant Hill took fifth place in the Class 3, Sectional 4 tournament May 7 at Hidden Pines Country Club, Warrensburg. The Roosters had a team score of 369, but did not have any golfers qualify for state.

Pleasant Hill was led by Taylor Livingston and Justin Orpin, who tied for 22nd with a score of 89. Cole Miller tied for 31st with a score of 92, Caleb Basile took 41st with a score of 99 and Eric Brons tied for 44th with a score of 101.

Harrisonville finished seventh in the same sectional with a team score of 383, with no golfers qualifying for state.

The Wildcats were led by Ronald Baker, who tied for 20th with a score of 88 and Cole Welhoff, who tied for 22nd with a score of 89. Joseph Sevy took for 38th with a score of 95 and Eric Farr tied for 44th with a score of 101.

Archie had one golfer compete in the Class 2, Sectional 4 tournament held May 6 at Blue Springs Country Club, but did not qualify for state. Caleb Blundell tied for 41st with a score of 99.

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