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R. Birky Second, Russell Fourth in Rain-Shortened Ellsworth Invite

RHS Senior Ryan Birky 5-3-18The Russell High School boys golf team played in its second tournament of the week on Thursday, May 3 in Ellsworth.

The tournament was originally scheduled for 18 holes, but shortened to nine due to rain and thunderstorms.

The Broncos finished fourth with a 191. TMP won the team title with a 170. Seven schools competed in the invite.

TMP's Cameron Rozean took top individual honors with a 36. Russell's Ryan Birky fired a 38 and placed second. Also for the Broncos, Cole Birky shot a 49, Jayden Braun a 51, Hunter Reddig a 53, Braden Flax a 60 and Micah Nuss a 61.

Russell closes out the regular-season on Tuesday, May 8 at the NCAA league tournament in Minneapolis. Tee time is at 1pm.

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