By BOB LATTA
Record Sports Editor
The Hesston Swather golf team placed fourth in the eight-team Wichita Collegiate Invitational on Monday (April 21).
Wichita Kapaun-Mt.Carmel won the event with a score of 285. Maize South was second at 307, Collegiate third at 326, and Hesston fourth at 334.
Senior Titus Ewert led the Swathers with a score of 79. Jack Barnhart shot an 82, Matt Thayne 84, Nick Eckhoff 89, Trey Denno 99 and Cole Seltzer 109.
The Swathers opened the season with an invitational meet at Wellington. They placed second behind Rose Hill with a score of 334. Rose Hill rolled in at 311.
Matt Thayne was the leading Swather golfer at Wellington with a score of 78.
On April 10, the Swather golf team finished second in its season-opening meet in Wellington.
The Swathers had a team score of 334. Rose Hill won the tournament with a team score of 311. Augusta was third with 338 and Goddard Eisenhower was fourth with 343.
Individually for Hesston, Thayne led the way with a 78. Barnhart was next with 83, followed by Ewert with 84 and Eckhoff with 89. Denno and Seltzer both had a score of 105.