Roth, Cochran pace Hillsboro, Marion

Marion’s Ryan Cochran chip the ball onto the fourth green at Hillsboro Friday during the Marion County Invitational. Herbel finished 24th with a 36-hole score of 187. Cochran led the Warriors with a 217, good for 39th.The Hillsboro golf team placed fourth among the eight schools competing at the Marion County Invita­tional on Friday.

Marion and Hillsboro teams co-hosted the event, with a format that had all teams playing 18 holes at the Marion Country Club in the morning, then 18 holes at the Hillsboro Municipal Course in the afternoon.

Cheney claimed a clean sweep, tying Burling­ton for the lowest team score at Marion (347), then carding the best score at Hillsboro (327) by seven strokes, thus taking first overall with a total score of 674 for 36 holes.

However, Drew Sloyer of Burling­ton was the low individual at both courses, shooting a 77 at both Marion and Hills­boro for a 154 over 36 holes.

Hillsboro’s combined team score of 734 reflected a four-person score of 371 at Marion and a 363 on the home course.

Individually, Caroline Roth paced Hillsboro with a two-course score of 180 (Marion 91, Hillsboro 89) good for 12th place among the 54 golfers competing. Teammate Elliot Ollen­burger carded a 181 (95, 86) for 15th place, Colin Settle shot 186 (92, 94) for 23rd place and Carson Herbel (93, 94) finished with a 187, good for 24th place.

Marion, meanwhile, posted a team score of 447 on its home course and a 458 at Hillsboro for a total score of 905, placing the Warriors in eighth place.

Ryan Cochran led the Warriors with a 217 (110, 107) for 36 holes, good for 39th place. He was followed by Devin Soyez, who finished 41st with a 224 (106, 118), Pablo Verdugo 43rd with a 235 (119, 116) and Grant Leffler 45th at 240 (112, 128).

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