Arkansas City High School senior Jackson Rohr recorded the lowest score of his high school career Thursday at the Arkansas City Invitational at Winfield Country Club.
Rohr opened with a 38 and was one stroke better on the back nine, finishing in a third-place tie with Grant Herrenbruck of Salina-Sacred Heart. Herrenbruck took the third-place medal on a scorecard playoff, leaving Rohr fourth.
Ark City senior Kayden Steiner opened with a 38 and finished with a 41 for a two-round 79, placing him in a tie for sixth.
Winfield senior Andy Burger opened with a 46, but shaved eight strokes off with the back-nine 38 to earn the medal for 10th place.
WHS senior Tanner Randall shot near-even rounds of 44 and 43 to tie for 13th with an 87, earning him a top-15 medal.
Sophomore Alex Butters crached the top 20 with rounds of 48 and 45 to finish with a 93 for the Vikings. Senior Trenton Ging tied for25th with rounds of 49 and 47 for a 96.
Silver for Crowe
HAYSVILLE — Winfield High School junior Gavin Crowe advanced to the championship match Wednesday at No. 1 singles at the Campus Invitational boys tennis meet.
Crowe fell to KSHSAA Class 4A State runner-up Zack Schroeder 8-1 in the title match.
Crowe opened with an 8-1 victory against Sam Mohr of Kapaun Mount Carmel and followed with an 8-2 triumph against Newton’s Brandon Murrell in the semifinals.
The Winfield High School softball team swept El Dorado in an Ark Valley-Chisholm Trail League Division III doubleheader Thursday at the Broadway Recreation Complex, taking the opener 6-5 and the nightcap 12-1.
WHS freshman Aleigha Gale (4-1) tossed a complete-game one-hitter in the nightcap. The only hit she allowed was an RBI single to Sydney Harper with one out in the top of the second inning. The hit preceded a leadoff walk to Mikala Ruff.
The Cowley College baseball team broke out the bats Thursday in a doubleheader sweep of Allen. The Tigers needed just five innings to run-rule the Red Devils 18-0 in the opener before rallying for a 9-6 win of the nightcap at City Ball Park.
The Tigers (32-15, 22-8 Jayhawk East) have won eight games in a row and remain two games behind conference-leading Johnson County (39-9, 24-6).
Cowley scored 12 runs in the fourth inning of game one. The Tigers strung together seven consecutive hits and had 13 straight batters reach base safely before the second out of the inning was recorded.
Freshman left fielder Ross Messina belted a three-run homer in the bottom of the third and finished 2 for 3 with five RBI. Freshman second baseman Kea’von Edwards went 3 for 3 and drove in four.
Sophomore Ben Strahm tossed five scoreless innings, allowing only three hits while striking out five and walking one. Strahm (6-2) lowered his earned-run average to 2.29.
The CourierTraveler did not publish on April 22 in 2018 or 2019.