Butler County Times Gazette
  • Golf team takes second place in season opener

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  • WELLINGTON—There was Wichita Collegiate, then there was the rest of the field.
    Augusta's boys golf team was tops of the rest of the field.
    The Spartans won the Wellington Invitational in convincing fashion with a 300 team score. The Orioles took second place in a crowded field of tough teams with a score of 332 for the runner-up title in their season-opening meet.
    Eisenhower took third with a 335. Hesston was fourth with a 337.
    Collegiate owned the top two spots in the individual standings. Augusta senior Kesten Trebbe initially tied with two others for third before settling for fifth after the tiebreaker. Trebbe shot a round of 76, six strokes off first place, to lead the Orioles. His front score of 36 led the field.
    Coach Keith Conrady said before season that the Orioles wouldn't have much room for error. But if the core group peforms this well all season, the team should be in good shape.
    Sophomore Breck Winter was second for Augusta with a solid score of 85, six strokes from placing in the top 10. Trevar Bevan was right behind Winter with an 86, and senior Brock Keazer was right behind Bevan with an 87.
    Circle's Dominic Lara took seventh overall with a score of 77.
    Augusta's next meet will be at the Andover Central Invitational Monday, April 8. The Orioles then will host their home invitational Thursday, April 11 at the Augusta Country Club.
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