MAHOMET — Bismarck-Henning’s Andy Bott opened his second season with a second-place individual finish at the Tiger Kick Off Classic at Lake of the Woods Golf Course in Mahomet.
Bott, who was eighth in last year’s Class 1A state tournament and a runner-up in 2011, shot a 3-over 75 on Monday, finishing three strokes behind Champaign Centennial’s Christian Khachturian, who carded an ever-par round of 72.
Khachturian, a previous East Central Illinois Junior Golf champion, helped his Chargers claim the team title with a score of 317. Bradley-Bourbonnias was second (320) and Mahomet-Seymour was third (327).
Bismarck-Henning was the top Class 1A school in the tournament with a fifth-place finish as they Blue Devils had a team score of 332. Joining Bott in the top-five individual golfers was Bismarck-Henning teammate David Warren, who shot a 5-over 77 to finish fourth. Other scorers for the Blue Devils were Noah Campbell (84) and Logan Reifsteck (94).
Danville High and Oakwood were also in the tournament.
The Vikings were 10th with a score of 378. Christian Montgomery had the best round for Danville with a 93, while Reed Krynski had a 97, Jon Brinkley chipped in with a 98 and Tristan Wolfe rounded out the team scoring with a 103.
The Comets were 14th out of 16 teams with a score of 417. Brandon Rowe had the low round for Oakwood with an 84, while Traig Huchel was next with a 96.
Bismarck-Henning and Danville High will compete in a dual match this afternoon at Turtle Run Golf Club in Danville.
Cornjerkers fall toWarriors, Wildcats
ROSSVILLE — Ryan McGill shot a team-best 46 on Monday but it wasn’t enough as Hoopeston Area lost to Watseka and Donovan in a triangular at Hubbard Trail.
McGill was just one shot of the medalist honors collected by two golfers from Donovan and one from Watseka.