MIAMISBURG – Versailles’ Kyle Cotner qualified for the Ohio High School Athletic Association district tournament by finishing third overall in the Division II sectional on Wednesday at PipeStone Golf Course.
Cotner shot a 37 on the front nine and a 39 on the back nine for his 18-hole round of 76. He finished four strokes behind Oakwood’s Peyton Wheat, who was the tournament medalist.
As a team Versailles finished seventh with a 349, 10 strokes off district-qualifying position. Oakwood with a 317, Alter with a 318, Fenwick with a 325 and Clinton-Massie with a 339 finished in the top four positions and earned spots at the district tournament.
Brookville finished fifth with a 339, Chaminade Julienne was sixth with a 339, Monroe finished eighth with a 352, Badin was ninth with a 354, Eaton was 10th with a 360, Valley View finished 11th with a 370, Carlisle was 12th with a 371, Madison was 13th with a 383, Eaton Clinton finished 14th with a 415, Stivers was 15th with a 416, and Preble Shawnee finished 16th with a 461.
Cotner led Versailles with his round of 76. Also for the Tigers, Nicholas Litten-Stonebraker finished 14th overall with an 81, Isaac Ruhenkamp finished 43rd with a 93, Alex Groff finished 56th with a 99, and Preston Platfoot finished 66th with a 104.
Along with Cotner, Madison’s Phillip Wilson with a 76, Brookville’s Blake Mullennix with a 77 and Valley View’s Ben Herman with a 78 qualified for the district tournament as individuals.
Cotner and the other district tournament qualifiers will compete at 9 a.m. Oct. 7 at Glenview Golf Course in Cincinnati. Three teams and three individuals from the district tournament will qualify for the state tournament.
For more information on the district tournament and complete results from the sectional tournament, visit swdab.org.
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