Cougars take first at Marion Invitational

For the fifth time this season, Centre golf placed first in a golf tournament, winning the Marion Invitational Tuesday with a score of 356 at the Marion Country Club.

?Our score at Marion was a little higher than we wanted as we have been scoring in the mid-330s, but we will take the win and move on,? said coach Greg Wyatt. ?We still have some improving to do in order to do well at regionals and make a run at state.?

Goessel (362) placed second followed by Herington (362), Lyndon (365), Marion (380), Sacred Heart (396), Remington (408), Peabody (419) and Southeast of Saline (421).

Centre?s Tyler Klenda was the area?s top finisher, placing third shooting an 83. Klenda?s teammate Adam Matz took sixth with a score of 87.

Area athletes occupied the 6-10 positions. Goessel?s Tyler Schmiddt was seventh with a score of 87. Centre?s Heath Hill shot an 89 for an eighth place finish. Goessel?s Neal Brubaker finished ninth shooting an 89. Rounding out the top 10 was Marion?s Landon Leiker, who shot a 90.

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