The Truman boys golf team got second place in the three-team match against Raymore Peculiar and Belton Thursday.
The Patriots were led by co-medalist Carter Wiley, who shot a 40, contributing to a team score of 191. Ray Pec won with a 169.
Rounding out the scoring for the Patriots were Damon Freers with a 46, Jacob Freers with a 52, Logan Freers with a 53 and Ethan Bradshaw with a 61.
“I couldn't be more impressed with the laid-back way senior Carter Wiley went around the track today,” Truman coach Joey Penner siad. “His confidence is beginning to show with every aspect of his game. I am looking forward to seeing how he does at conference. If he can keep it together, he will have a fun post season.”
NORTHLAND INVITATIONAL: The Blue Springs boys golf team got good performances from Tim Berg and Taylor Muller, who led the team by each shooting a 94 to help the team claim 11th place in the Northland Invitational Monday at par-72 Paradise Pointe Golf Complex.
William Chrisman was ninth and Truman was 17th.
Rockhurst won by shooting a 327. Blue Springs shot 392 as a team.
Rounding out the scores for the Wildcats were Ben Podjenski (98), Caden Jackley (106) and Zach Van Dorn (115).
Chrisman and Truman results were published in the Tuesday, April 10 edition of The Examiner.
JAGUAR INVITATIONAL: Blue Springs, Fort Osage and Blue Springs South competed in the Jaguar Invitational Monday at par-71 Lake Oaks Golf Club.
South finished in a tie for fourth as a team with an 84, South’s B team was sixth with an 87, Blue Springs was tied for 10th, Lee’s Summit North was 13th and Fort Osage was 17th.
St. Puis C won with a 74 and Bishop LeBlond was second with a
Ethen Wegner led South’s A team with an 84, Dylan Boyer had an 85, Grant Wall had an 86 Jacob Krahenbuhl had an 87 and Ryan Dykhouse had a 101.
For South’s B team, Colton Messner led the way with an 87, Camron Haas had a 91, Kevin Schlenger shot a 93, Grant Buccerto had a 98 and Caden Mauck a 99.
For Blue Springs, Peyton Jacobs had a 93, Mason Hammett had a 100 and Liam Hammett had a 103.
For North, Obe Jenkins lead the way with a 92 and Ryan Franks had a 99.
For Fort, James Berg led the team with a 124.
The Truman and William Chrisman boys golf teams are evenly matched. That was evidenced by the three-team meet those squads had with Raytown South Wednesday at par-36 Drumm Farm Golf Club.
The Patriots edged Chrisman for first place 188-189. South didn’t have a team score due to only having three varsity players.
For Truman, Carter Wiley earned medalist honors when he shot a 42. Rounding out the scoring for the Patriots were Damon Freers shot a 47, Logan Freers had a 49, Ethan Bradshaw shot a 50 and Jacob Freers shot a 55.
“A win is a win, and we really needed to get this,” Truman coach Joey Penner said. “I couldn't be prouder of the way our boys improved tonight. It was pretty refreshing to see two of our freshmen come in to the club house grinning ear to ear because they shot their new low rounds in a match against Chrisman. This is a great way to build on the rest of the season.”
Chrisman’s Alec McFarland paced the team with a 43, Eli Marten shot a 44, Ethan Freiley had a 48, Devian Lopez shot a 54 and Seth Curtis shot a 58.