Three space groups will likely be headed to Morehead this weekend to kick off their golf season within the Eagle Hint Invitational.
Mason, Bracken and Fleming County will all be bringing their prime gamers to compete within the match, dealing with off towards 25 different groups from across the state.
Mason County was final 12 months’s Eagle Hint Invitational winner, with a ultimate rating of 304 shot as a group. Final years runners-up, Russell, had been down by solely two, with a ultimate rating of 306. Fleming County additionally made final years prime 10, scoring a 359 as a group to return in seventh.
With the Royals’ prime 5 set, it’s probably these would be the 5 competing within the invitational on Saturday. Jake Feldhaus, Quin Grooms, Noah Gardner, Cole Owens and Ryan Skaggs averaged a 308 as a group through the groups qualifying rounds. Feldhaus, Grooms and Gardener every competed in final years Eagle Hint Invitational, and had been key components within the groups win. With seniors Trey Cracraft and Grant Owens gone, Owens and Skaggs have some massive sneakers to fill within the Mason County Royals golf group, however have already earned their spots within the qualifiers.
Mason County’s Grant Owens was additionally the person winner of the match, having shot a 71 and profitable a playoff 1st gap.
Fleming County will likely be sending their prime 5 as effectively, with Seth Hickerson, Adam Hargett, Kaine Roberts, Ben Rickey and Hunter Arrasmith teeing up for the Panthers.
Match hosts, the Rowan County Vikings, got here in fourth final 12 months, with Will Jones, Christian Parker, Rylan Beighle, Conner Christie and Calen Caskey totaling a 323.
Every group competing on this 12 months’s invitational are going to be giving it all the things they’ve, to kick their season off on the suitable foot. Mason County has already been getting ready for the match, with their qualifying match, Bracken County’s group hosted their group tryouts on Monday, and can have a definitive listing later within the week. Fleming County has additionally been getting their gamers prepped and prepared, and are hoping to enhance upon their numbers from final 12 months.
The listing of groups competing this 12 months contains, Mason, Bracken and Fleming County, in addition to Rowan, Pikeville, Mercer, Morgan, Russell, Greenup County, two Lexington Catholic groups, Wolfe County, Paul Laurence Dunbar, Montgomery County, Ashland, Anderson County, East Carter, Highlands, West Carter, Japanese Excessive College, Boyd County, Elliot County, Hazard, two Lexington Christian Groups, Harrison County and Johnson Central.
The Eagle Hint golf course has been getting the grounds prepared for the match, and match hosts, the Rowan County Vikings are excited to get to compete.
“We’re younger, however we’ve obtained some good gamers and we’re anticipating to have a very good stable 12 months. Will Jones has certified for state the final two years, he’s our primary participant and a very good participant.” stated Vikings head coach, Larry Slone.
The invitational would be the first official fall sporting occasion for Mason County, with the boys golf group persevering with their season subsequent Tuesday, July 25, at Gibson Bay within the Madison Central Invitational.