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Crusaders fourth, Jays fifth at Helias Invitational

Crusaders fourth, Jays fifth at Helias Invitational

April 16th, 2019 by News Tribune in Sports Prep
Cole Sappenfield of Helias rolls a putt toward the hole Monday during the Helias Invitational at Jefferson City Country Club.

Cole Sappenfield of Helias rolls a putt toward...

Photo by Julie Smith /News Tribune.

The Helias Crusaders finished fourth while the Jefferson City Jays were fifth Monday in the Helias Invitational at Jefferson City Country Club.

Helias totaled a 320 on Monday. Alex Gentry led the Crusaders, finishing in a tie for fifth with a 77. Drew Higgins tied for 12th for Helias with a 79.

Ethan Johnson finished with an 81 for the Crusaders, while Cole Sappenfield shot an 83 and Lane Plunkett totaled an 94.

Jefferson City finished with a team total of 341.

Michael Davidson of the Jays tied for 12th with a 79. Hudson Nilges carded an 85, while Benton Kiesling finished with an 87. Trey Padberg had a 90, while Jonathan Scott finished with a 92.

Pembroke Hill took team honors in the big school division with a 308, two shots better than Rock Bridge in the 11-team field.

Ander Ibarra of Warrensburg was the medalist with a 70.

In the small schools division, the Helias JV took top honors with a 332.

Owen Johnson of the Crusaders was the medalist with an 80 as all five Helias golfers finished in the top 15 individuals.

Graham Johnson tied for second with an 81, while Austin Kempker tied for sixth with an 84. Luke Distler tied for ninth with an 87, while Conner McDaniel tied for 15th with a 93.

Linn tied for fourth in the division with a 378. Kole Peters led the Wildcats with a 90 to tie for 12th.

Blair Oaks was seventh with a 397. Jake Closser finished fifth with an 83 to lead the Falcons.

New Bloomfield, which finished ninth with a 506, was led by Krishtain Stobel's 114 to finish 37th.

For the complete team scores and individuals, see the print edition of today's News Tribune.