Logan golfers

Logansport's Parker Wilburn and Johnathan Easter are pictured on Saturday. Wilburn shot a 72 and Easter had a 75 at the Twin Lakes Invitational at Tippecanoe Country Club. 

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The Logansport boys golf team placed fourth out of 20 teams with a 326 on Saturday at the Twin Lakes Invitational at Tippecanoe Country Club.

Parker Wilburn led the Berries with an even-par 72, which placed him second overall out of 100 players behind Noblesville’s Clay Merchant, who shot a blistering 66.

Johnathan Easter shot a 75 to place fifth overall. Garrick Robbins had an 85 and freshman Trevor Vietti rounded out the scoring with a 94.

“What a round by Parker. I am so happy for him,” Logan coach Pete Lundy said. “After last weekend I saw a lot of determination at practice from him this week. We spent a lot of time on our short game, and he used it. He hit only nine out of 18 greens, but he went 9-for-9 getting up and down for pars. He finished with a tour-caliber 27-putt round. Couldn’t be more pleased.

“Johnathan played very well also. I was very proud of the way he kept his composure this week. Those two definitely stood out this week in practice and it showed. He hit 83 percent of the greens which is phenomenal. Garrick was struggling with some swing issues, but man did he do everything I was telling him too, and he is really working on getting a more consistent contact. For Trevor I was proud of the way he pushed through some adversity. This was his first high school tournament, and he started with some big numbers but was able to bounce back. Very pleased with our effort.”

Noblesville won with a 304, followed by a top 10 of Peru (318), Harrison (322), Logan (326), McCutcheon (329), Culver Academies (330), Western (331), Twin Lakes (334), Benton Central (335) and Winamac (344).

CASTON INVITE

Cass shot a 347 to win the event held at Pond View G.C.

Mason Hahn and Conrad Emmons each shot 85 to lead the Kings and place 1-2 overall. Hahn won a one-hole playoff on the 18th hole to win medalist honors.

Andy Conwell shot 88 to place third overall and Ben Carpenter shot 89 to place fourth for the Kings. C.J. Burrous added a 95.

Cass won with a 347, followed by Bethany Christian (376), Morgan Township (398), Pioneer (401), Delphi (439), Carroll (455), Tri-County (483), Caston (527) and Oregon-Davis (Inc.).

Brock Smith shot 92 to lead Pioneer and place eighth overall. He was followed by Jared Baldini (93), Levi Hoffman (108), Chad Shackleford (108) and Carson Miller (129).

Noah Rushinsky led Caston with a 106, followed by Keegan Doty (122), Domanic Hersmann (137), Dean Sylvain (162) and Steven Warren (183).

BASEBALL

RENSSELAER 7, WINAMAC 6

Winamac’s comeback attempt fell just short at Rensselaer on Friday night.

The Warriors rallied from a 7-0 deficit with two runs in the fifth, three in the sixth and one more in the seventh before coming up just short.

Dylan Fox went 3-for-3 with two runs scored for the Warriors (1-2). Jeb Smith went 2-for-3 with an RBI and run scored. Riley Wheeler went 2-for-4. Sam Griffeth added a hit and RBI.

Carson Despot allowed seven runs on seven hits and three walks in four innings, striking out six. Brandon Henderson pitched two scoreless innings of relief, allowing no hits and one walk, striking out one.

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