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COLUMBIA, Mo. — The Helias Crusaders shot a 319 as a team Tuesday during the second and final round to finish in fifth place at the Class 3 boys golf state championships at Columbia Country Club.

Helias posted a two-round total of 644, finishing three strokes out of the final spot in the team standings for a state trophy.

Pembroke Hill won the Class 3 team title with a 614, while MICDS was 19 strokes back in second place. Lutheran South finished third with a 635 and John Burroughs took fourth with a 641.

Helias junior Alex Gentry received all-state honors for the second straight season, finishing in a four-way tie for 12th place with a two-round total of 156. Gentry shot a 7-over 79 on Tuesday after carding a 77 in the first round.

The top 15 individuals earn all-state honors.

Helias' Drew Higgins and Lane Plunkett tied for 22nd place with a 159. Higgins shot a 76 in his second round — the low round of the day for the Crusaders — while Plunkett finished with an 80 on Tuesday.

Ethan Johnson rounded out Helias' second-day team score with an 84. He tied for 58th overall with a 170.

Owen Johnson finished in 70th place out of 88 golfers, shooting a second-round 89 to card a two-round total of 176.

School of the Osage's Ethan Kline matched his first-round score Tuesday with an 84, tying for 54th place with a 168.

Pembroke Hill freshman Ryan Lee won the Class 3 individual title with a 2-over 146. He was tied for the lead after one round with a 71 and then shot a 75 on Tuesday, edging Henry Mikula of MICDS for top honors by two strokes.

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