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Russell's Pennington 4th at NCAA League Tourney

RHS Boys GolfRussell's Taylor Pennington brought home a four-place medal at the NCAA League Tournament in Beloit on Thursday, May 9.

The RHS senior fired an 88.  Brooks Brown from Sacred Heart won the individual title with a 78.  Ellsworth's Mathew Keener was second with an 85.

Russell's Tanner Krug took 12th with a 94.  Seth Gruber shot a 106 and Tayton Pennington a 134.

Sacred Heart won the team title with a 368 and beat second-place Beloit by three strokes.  SE-Saline was third with a 375.  Russell shot a 422 and placed sixth of seven teams.

Russell competes in the Class 3A Regional in Salina on Monday.  The top two teams from the regional and the next five lowest individual scores that are not members of a qualifying team all make the 3A State Tournament in Seneca on May 20.

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