Columbia City golf takes 10th at invite; Churubusco takes 12th, Ryan Mayer fires a 76
LEO — Coming off its best score of the season, Columbia City’s golf team placed 10th in the 18-hole Leo Invitational, held at Cedar Creek Saturday afternoon.Bishop Dwenger won the match, shooting 41 strokes less than Columbia City’s 348. The Eagle’s score tied with Leo’s second team and county-rival Churubusco, which placed 12th.Three Northeast Hoosier Conference foes were also in the match. Carroll placed second, four strokes behind Dwenger with a 311.Bellmont came in fifth with a 324, and New Haven took last with a 396.Bishop Luers and Concordia each got a 315 to take third and fourth place, respectively.Concordia had the Invitational’s medalist, Dan Wert, who shot a 72 on the par 71 course.Columbia City’s best score was 10 strokes behind Wert. Trent Murphy netted a 82 as the Eagles’ leader. Drew Benedict shot an 86 as Columbia City’s second best. Dustin Parrett carded an 89, Max Dryer had a 91 and Drew Burnsworth had a 96.Churubusco’s Ryan Mayer scored sub-80, firing a 76, just five strokes over par. Beau Barkley netted an 86. Brandon Norris had a 94. Parker Conrad had a 92 and Brad Martin shot a 102.