PROSPECT — Franklin County sophomore C.J. Jones shot a 3-under par 69 and won a three-way playoff to capture medalist honors at the 51st Kentucky Invitational Tournament (KIT) Saturday at Nevel Meade Golf Course.
Jones made par on the second hole of the sudden death playoff to claim the individual championship. Trinity’s James Inman and West Jessamine’s Connor Haas also shot 69 and tied for second place.
The Flyers finished sixth out of 20 teams with a score of 301, just three shots out of first place.
St. Xavier (Green) captured the team title with a 298. Trinity and St. Xavier (Gold) tied for second at 299, and McCracken County and Ryle tied for fourth place at 300.
Franklin County’s other scores were Jacob Cook 75, Ben Nolan 77, Will Harnice 80 and Will Molen 87.
The Flyers return to action Tuesday in a match against Sayre at Juniper Hill Golf Course.
Flyers win golf match
Jacob Cook shot an even-par round 36 at Weissinger Hills Golf Course Thursday to lead Franklin County (153) to a 12-stroke victory over Shelby County.
Other Flyer scores were Will Harnice 38, C.J. Jones 39, Ben Nolan 40 and Will Molen 43.
In the junior varsity match, FCHS defeated Shelby County by 60 shots 159-219.
Leading the way for FCHS was John Harnice, with a three-over par 39. Other scorers for the JV Flyers were Sam Nolan, Walker Lee and Tyler Cleveland all shooting 40, and Jacob Bruce recorded a 50.
Wolverines fall to Tates Creek
Western Hills’ boys golf team played at Tates Creek Golf Course against Sayre Thursday and fell 151-177.
The Wolverines were led by Nick Wilkins’ 37. Sayre’s Chris Saad was the medalist (34).
Other Wolverine scores were Chris Hughes 40, Will Collins 45, Chance Burrell 55 and Jake Anderson 55.