Ryan Mayer advances to golf regionals: â€™Busco, Col. City, Whitko compete in sectional action Friday morning
KENDALVILLE â€” Churubusco linkster Ryan Mayer is the lone Whitley County golfer to keep his season alive, after placing third in Fridayâ€™s golf sectional, advancing him to regionals.
Mayer fired an 80 on 18 holes at Noble Hawk in Kendallville. His score tied for third. In the play-off, Mayer birdied the first hole to win.
Mayer had an eagle, a birdie and four pars.
He will play in the regionals at Orchard Ridge Thursday at 8 a.m.
The second-best Churubusco golfer was Brad Martin, who shot a 91.
Beau Barkley finished with a 92, Brandon Norris had a 97 and Parker Conrad carded a 100.
Churubusco finished with 360 strokes. The Eagles placed 10th as a team out of 12 teams.
Columbia City and Whitko played at Stonehenge Saturday morning in the Warsaw regional.
Columbia City finished with a 361, good for sixth place out of 14 teams. State-ranked Warsaw won with a 323 in a close match with Triton.
Whitko came in 11th with a 399 score.
Columbia Cityâ€™s Max Dryer was one stroke short of a trip to regionals with an 84.
â€śThatâ€™s just outstanding for a freshman,â€ť Columbia City Head Coach Andrew Thompson said. â€śHe overcame some injuries and had a great day.â€ť
Trent Murphy was the Eaglesâ€™ second best with a 91. Dustin Parrett and Drew Benedict both finished with 93 strokes. Drew Burnsworth had a 94.
Whitkoâ€™s Danny Zawlocki led the Wildcats with an 89. Josh Busenbark and Colton LeTourneau both scored 96. Matt Hathaway posted a 120 and Cole Bechtold had a 121. Whitko scored a 401.
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