Marion, area golfers take top spots

The four teams from Marion County dominated the 11-team Marion Invitational April 29, finishing 1-2-3-4, with fourth-place Centre 33 strokes better than fifth-place Sacred Heart.

Centre (361) just missed out on third place, finish five behind Peabody-Burns (356). Goessel (346) took second. Marion (336) defended its home turf behind a 77 from individual champion Luke Gordon.

Thomas McGee (79) claimed second for Peabody-Burns. Goessel?s Nate Ensz (80) and Marion?s Keith Jones (81) rounded out the top four.

Of sixty participants, only two golfers from outside the county placed in the top ten. Chris McKinney (84) placed fifth for Sacred Heart and Phillip Sanders (87) placed ninth for Remington.

Tyler Klenda (85) got the best of a 3-way tie for sixth. Cameron Voth (85) of Goessel, Adam Matz (85) of Centre and Landon Leiker (88, 10th) of Marion rounded out the top 10.

All four teams also participated in the Marion County Invitational Golf Tournament.

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