Bulldogs Seventh at Centralia Golf Invitational


Published on September 30 2013 7:57 am
Last Updated on September 30 2013 7:57 am
Written by Millie Lange

CENTRALIA -- Effingham St. Anthony captured seventh-place at the Orphan Better Ball Golf Invitational Saturday.

Centralia was the champion with 218 strokes followed by Belleville West 218, Centralia Christ Our Rock Lutheran 222, Mascoutah 222, Alton 222, Nashville 223, St. Anthony 225, Marion 225, Highland 227, Salem 230, O'Fallon 231, Herrin 232, Belleville East 233, Woodlawn 241, Granite City 252 and Mount Vernon 255.

Alton's Schwartz and Cress claimed medalist honors with a 66.

St. Anthony's Garrett Hixenbaugh and Nick Wortman combined with a 35-37 -- 72. Connor Greene and Jeff Niebrugge had a 40-35 -- 75. Sam Wortman and Jared Hutchison went 39-39 -- 78.

"This is a fun tournament to conclude our invitational season," said St. Anthony Coach Phil Zaccari. "Overall we competed very well considering half our team had never played here before. Garrett and Nick just missed out on a medal. We have one more match before we host the regional."