Webster County’s boys golf team had a very busy week, competing in three road matches and an 18-hole invitational. The Trojans got some solid individual scores as they near postseason.
Webster Co. 193 Dawson Springs 164
The Trojans started the week with a head-to-head match against Dawson Springs at Pennyrile State Park on Monday, Sept. 13, turning in a team total of 193 to the Panthers’ 164.
Cade McCully fired a 43 in the match to lead WCHS scorers.
Micah Austin turned in a 46 for Webster, while Gentry Jones carded a 50. Cade Howell rounded out the WCHS scoring with a 54.
DSHS turned in a card with individual scores of 37, 40, 43, and 44 to win the match.
Webster Co. 209 Hopkins Cent. 221 Caldwell Co. 191
The Trojans came in runners-up in a tri-match Tuesday, Sept. 14, against Hopkins County Central and host Caldwell County at Princeton Golf & Country Club.
Webster County shot a combined 209, 18 strokes off Caldwell’s 191, and 12 strokes better than HCCHS’s 221.
Cade McCully again led the Trojans in scoring, carding a 46 on the afternoon.
Micah Austin turned in a 50 for WCHS, while Cade Howell followed with a 55. Gentry Jones finished the afternoon with a 58.
Webster Co. @ Christian Co.
Webster County played in a quad-match last Thursday at Western Hills Municipal Golf Course in Hopkinsville, but only one team turned in enough scores to qualify as a team.
The Trojans competed as individuals against players from host Christian County, as well as Ft. Campbell and Muhlenberg County. The Colonels were the only school that posted four individual scores.
Micah Austin turned in a 42 on the day, which tied him for 2nd among the 12 golfers competing.
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Landon Hunt of Christian County also fired a 42.
Cade McCully finished just one stroke behind with a 43.
Gentry Jones carded a 48 for the Trojans.
Christian County’s Houston George turned in the best card of the afternoon with a 38.
Webster Co. @Muhlenberg Co. Inv.
Webster County took part in a strong field of 67 golfers Saturday in the Muhlenberg County Invitational at Central City Country Club, placing 10th among the 12 teams.
WCHS compiled a team total of 404 in the match.
McCracken County’s 315 claimed the invitational title.
Cade McCully continued to be a steady presence on the links for the Trojans, turning in a card of 85 in the 18-hole tournament.
Micah Austin had another good day for WCHS, firing an 88.
Gentry Jones finished the invitational with a 108, and Cade Howell wrapped up the Trojans’ scoring with a 123.
Hopkinsville’s Will Binkley took the overall individual title with a 73 on his home course. The Tigers finished 5 with 340 points.
The rest of the team field scored as follows: Butler County (2nd, 332); Ohio County (3rd, 335); Owensboro Catholic (4th, 335); Owensboro (6th, 349); Dawson Springs (7th, 353); Hancock County (8th, 357); Madisonville-North Hopkins (9th, 387); Hopkins County Central (11th, 414); Muhlenberg County 12th, 416).
The Trojans are scheduled to play at Union County Tuesday after press time, and Thursday at Providence Municipal Golf Course against Dawson Springs.