The Fleming County Panthers are progressively bringing their scores down and inserting excessive amongst some very proficient golf groups.
On Wednesday, the Panthers prime 5, consisting of Seth Hickerson, Adam Hargett, Parker Sills, Kaine Roberts and Ben Gasperac headed to Alexandria to participate within the annual OrthoCincy Highlands Invitational.
The Panthers had been one among 21 groups competing, going through off in opposition to groups like South Warren, St. Henry, Highlands and Scott County, making this years OrthoCincy Highlands Invitational a robust roster to compete in opposition to. Ending with a 299, the Scott County Eagles positioned first, led by first place particular person winner, Wyatt Merkins who shot a 68.
Fleming County completed the match totalling a 311, the groups lowest mixed rating in two seasons.
The Panthers positioned fourth out of a stacked lineup, coming in simply behind the 2 groups tied for third, Highlands and St. Henry, who each totalled a 307. The distinction between inserting fourth and fifth was simply 4 strokes, with South Warren tying for fifth with Harrison County with a 315.
Wednesday’s efficiency on the OrthoCincy Highlands Invitational is the Panthers second time crushing their very own private finest this season, with the crew capturing their lowest rating of the season previous to Wednesday on Monday on the Ashland Invitational, with a 331.
The crew was led by senior Adam Hargett, who positioned fifth among the many 109 rivals within the subject.
Hargett shot a formidable one-over-par 72. Simply behind him, one other Panther positioned within the prime ten, with junior Seth Hickerson scoring a two-over-par 73.
The remainder of the Panthers, Gasperac, Roberts and Sills all shot excellently this match, with every capturing their season lows. The Panthers fourth place end is their highest thus far this season, however haven’t any intention of stopping there.
Fleming County can have been again out on the greens yesterday competing in a stacked lineup on the WCC Semi-State Preview in Winchester.
The Semi-State Preview, hosted by George Rogers Clark, will characteristic quite a few the highest groups within the state, together with current state champions and runners-ups. The Panthers should proceed their pattern of decreasing their scores, and keep on prime of the grind in an effort to place extremely amongst these prime caliber groups.
Immediately, the Panthers will spherical out a protracted week of golf on the Shawn Garnett Memorial at The Willows golf course in Kenton County. Then the Panthers can have a brief break earlier than returning to Maysville on Monday, to compete within the Mason County Open at Laurel Oaks.
The Panthers will then have simply six extra tournaments earlier than the regional match rolls round in September.
Fleming County is proving to themselves that they’ll compete in opposition to these high-quality groups, and is hungry to advance previous the area and into the state match in Bowling Inexperienced.