NEW HAVEN — In a field of 11, Columbia City’s junior varsity golf team placed sixth at the New Haven JV invitational Saturday.
The Eagles were paced by Matt Benedict, who finished the day with 85 strokes.
Benedict scored a 39 in the front nine at Whispering Creek, and fnished the back nine with a 46. Out of 18 holes, Benedict tallied seven pars and two birdies.
Also scoring under 100 for Columbia City was Tanner Daniel, who finished the day with a 92. Daniel scored a 45 on the front nine, and shot a 47 in the last nine holes.
Matt Kumfer finished the day with 103 strokes. Luke Taylor scored a 106, and Nick Wagner shot a 109.
Bishop Dwenger won the invite with 306 strokes, followed by Carroll (322), Bishop Luers (342), Leo (358), New Haven (359) and the Eagles, who finished the course with a 388.
Columbia City’s varsity will join the JV tonight at Chestnut Hills for a make-up match against Canterbury.