The Franklin-Simpson Wildcats' boys golf team competed in the Danny Spillman Bowling Green Invitational Tournament last Saturday at the Bowling Green Country Club. The tournament is named after the long time golf coach at Bowling Green High School.
The tournament consisted of 20 teams from all over the state with several individual players last Saturday morning.
The Wildcats team consisted of senior Jake Konow, juniors Dalton Fiveash and Dawson Owens along with sophomore Chase Wilson.
The course scoring was at a 72 for even par as the team overall shot a score of 349 with Fiveash leading the team with a score of 78. Wilson fired a score of 82 with Owens shooting a score of 90 and Konow chipping in with a score of 99.
Louisville St. Xavier won the team tournament with a score of 279 with Louisville Trinity finishing second with a score of 289 and Taylor County fired a total score of 291 to finish third.
The individual title went to Louisville St. Xavier's Drew Doyle who beat his teammate, Patrick Brooks, in a playoff. Both players' shot a score of 67 with Louisville Trinity's Ballard Harris finished third with a score of 68.
The Wildcats have a couple of weeks left to get ready for the region tournament on Oct. 1 at Hidden Hills Golf Course and Country Club in Tompkinsville. This Saturday, they will be competing in the Glasgow Invitational Tournament at the Glasgow Country Club.
With the new rules implemented by the KHSAA, only the winning team and the top seven individual players that are not on the winning team will qualify for the following week's Leachman/Buick/GMC KHSAA Boys' State Golf Tournament which will be hosted at the Bowling Green Country Club.