Purdy and PC advance to sectional

Thursday, May 3, 2012

The Purdy Eagles golf team won the Class 1, District 5 golf tournament on Tuesday at the Cassville Golf Course.

Purdy recorded a 378 to earn first place honors. McAuley finished second with a team score of 404, and College Heights Christian High School was third with 419.

Only the top two teams and top 15 individuals advanced to the sectional tournament.

The district title is the second consecutive for the Eagles.

Purdy's Phillip Roller was the tournament medalist, recording a 10-over-par 82. Teammate Garen Nelson shot a 93. Devan Keeler checked in with a 95. Alex Haworth finished with a 108, and Kyle Davidson recorded a 139.

Pierce City's Zach Rice, Brysten Duncan and Dalton Boykin also qualified for sectional play.

Sectionals will be held at Redfield Golf Course in Eugene next Wednesday. Flights tee off at 9 a.m.

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