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Russell's Birky Headed Back to State

Russell Golfer Cole Birky 5-13-19Russell High School's Cole Birky has qualified for the Class 3A State Golf Tournament for the second-straight year.

Birky finished in the top 10 at the Hoisington Regional on Monday, May 13 at the Lake Barton Course. He shot a 91 and placed eighth. TMP's Cameron Rozean took top individual honors with a 77. Also for the Broncos, Braden Flax posted a 99, Gavin Ewers a 102, Hunter Reddig a 105, Jayden Braun a 111 and Kyle Lampert a 120.

2019 KSHSAA State Boys Golf LogoTMP won the team title with a 331. Hoisington was second with a 381. Russell just missed a trip to state as a team, finishing third with a 397.

The 3A State Tournament will be held in Emporia at the Municipal Golf Course on Monday, May 20.

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