Russell's Birky Places Sixth in Hoisington

Russell senior Cole Birky placed sixth in Hoisington on Thursday, April 1.
Russell senior Cole Birky placed sixth in Hoisington on Thursday, April 1.

Russell's Cole Birky opened his senior season with a sixth place finish in the Hoisington Cardinal Invitational at the Lake Barton Course just south of Hoisington on Thursday, April 1.

Birky shot a 97 in the 18-hole tournament. Drew Heinz from Ellinwood won the individual title with an 80. Eastin Fitzpatrick from Larned was second with an 84.

Herbie Shumaker, an RHS freshman playing in his first varsity tournament, shot a 125.

Larned edged Ellsworth by one stroke to take the team title with a 409. Ellsworth had a 410. Hoisington was third with a 414.

The Broncos are off now until April 13 when they play in Osborne.

Final Results from Hoisington Invite