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Broncos Finish Fourth, R. Birky Seventh at NCAA Tourney

Russells Ryan Birky 5-8-18The Russell High School boys golf team wrapped up the regular-season on Tuesday, May 8 at the North Central Activities Association league tournament in Minneapolis.

The Broncos shot a 393 and took fourth place. Sacred Heart ran off with the team title with a 282 and beat second-place Ellsworth by an incredible 93 strokes.

The top six individual finishers were from Sacred Heart. Kameron Shaw won a playoff with two of his teammates for top individual honors with a 70. Russell's Ryan Birky shot an 81 and placed seventh. Also for the Broncos, Cole Birky had a 97, Jayden Braun, Brayden Flax and Kyle Lampert all a 107, Garrett Ewers a 108, Hunter Reddig a 120 and Micah Nuss a 125.

Russell will play in the Class 3A Regional in Ellsworth on Monday, May 14. Tee time is at 9:30am at the Ellsworth Municipal Course.

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