There wasn’t much anyone was going to do to catch Maize South’s boys golf team.
With blustery winds on and off all day, the Mavericks had the top three placers and won the team title at the Augusta Invitational Tuesday afternoon at the Augusta Country Club.
Still, the Orioles put together a solid showing at their home meet, though not quite as good as they would’ve liked. Two Orioles—Jake Becker and Jacob Urmacher—earned Top 10 medals, while senior Trevar Bevan lost a tiebreaker and took 11th for the Orioles as they led Augusta to second place in the team standings.
Maize South won the meet with a score of 304. Augusta finished with a team score of 333. Rose Hill took third place (344) and El Dorado was fourth (360).
Other area team finishes include Circle (403) and Andover (409).
Becker shot a round of 78, as did Maize South’s Nick Wagner. Wagner edged Becker in the tiebreakers, leaving Becker with a still-impressive fourth-place medal. Maize South’s Cole Christian won the individual title with a 70, and Trevor Bauer took second (76) for the Mavericks.
Urmacher shot a round 82 to take eighth place. Bevan shot an 86, but lost out to Rose Hill’s Ryan Pfaff for the 10th-place medal.
Kade Trebbe shot an 87 for the Orioles while Breck Winter shot a 91. Bobby Bisagno shot a 99 for Augusta.
El Dorado senior Travis House finished fifth with a round of 79 to lead the Wildcats. Fellow senior Jared Haury finished with a 92. Connor Scanlon scored a 93, Tanner Clites shot a 96, Wes Haines shot 98 and Jake Kimble a 101 for the Wildcats.
For the Thunderbirds, Mark Walthers led the way with a round of 95. Colton Berk shot a 100, Leighton Burnett shot a 103 and Colton Carvell shot a 105 for Circle.
Rose Hill had two medalists. Jagger Ashby placed ninth with a round of 84 for the Rockets, and Pfaff was 10th. As a team, the Rockets put together consistent scores. Ryan Walker shot an 86, and both Nash Lipscomb and Parker Austin shot rounds of 88. Ethan Aberg had a 92 for the Rockets.
Augusta doesn’t compete again until Friday, April 25 at Collegiate. El Dorado will be at the Abilene Invitational Tuesday, April 22 while Circle competes at Ark City April 25.