King takes title at LCHS tourney

Friday, April 27, 2018

Fort Scott High’s Nick King won the Labette County Invitational Thursday while Lucas Harryman took third place.

King shot 40 on the front nine and 37 on the back to finish with a score of 77. Harryman, who lost a scorecard playoff with Labette County’s Jack Leake, shot 41-38—79, 12 stokes better than in his previous tournaments.

Fort Scott finished second as a team after tying with Labette County at 348. The Tigers fifth-best scorer, Kaleb Guilfoyle with his 53-45—98, was better than Labette County’s by one stroke. Pittsburg won the team title with a 344.

Alex Williams shot 46-49—95 and Carter Goldston carded 47-50—97 to round out the Tigers’ four-man score. Hunter Reeves rounded out Fort Scott’s scoring with his 56-64—120.

Fort Scott took a four-man contingent to Columbus Tuesday. Williams topped the Tigers’ scoring with his 47-49—96 with Reeves following at 55-51—106, Guilfoyle at 61-52—113, and Corbin Sheldon at 62-56—118.

The Tigers finished seventh out of nine with a team score of 433. Colgan was the winner at 329.

The Tigers will play in the third of the Southeast Kansas League’s four designated tournaments Tuesday at Coffeyville.