Headed to the pin

Ragar McKinney watches his put go toward the pin on the ninth hole at Jackson Park during the Palmyra Invitational Tournament last Wednesday.

The Palmyra varsity boys’ golf team continued its successful golf season by taking first place at the Palmyra Varsity Invitational Wednesday. 

Meanwhile the junior varsity squad placed second at the Palmyra Junior Varsity Invitational Monday.

“Battled some cold and windy conditions to come away with a victory,” said Coach Marty Smyser after varsity’s first place finish at the Palmyra Invitational. 

Palmyra’s varsity squad took first place at the Palmyra Invitational Monday with a final score of 337.  

Eight other teams from the area competed in the tournament. Van-Far placed second with a 342 and Highland took third place with a 355.

Brady Shively took runner up medalist honors with a seven-over-par 77. 

Competing on varsity were Brady Shively, 77, Mason Burch, 86, Ragar McKinney and Brock Bollin, 87, and Matt Maas, 90. 

Palmyra’s No. 1 junior varsity 1 team took second place at the Palmyra Junior Varsity Invitational Monday with a final score of 387. 

Van-Far took first place with a 331. Eight other teams competed at the event. 

Scoring for the Panthers were Preston Meyers, 90, Laydin Lochman, 96, Eric Hudson, 99, Jared DeHaan, 102, and Patrick Bailey, 103. 

A second Palmyra junior varsity team competed Monday and finished with a 474.

Scoring were Jimmy Scott, 107, Tyler Gottman, 113, Chase Goldinger and Augustus Meyer, 127, and Christian Drebes with a 138.