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Golf Cats Win Sectional Tournament; Finish 2nd at Dublin Jerome Tournament

By Joe Ginley '12 , 10/02/18, 1:45PM EDT


With the beginning of October, the playoffs have arrived for the Saint Ignatius varsity golf team.

The early returns are in, and the Wildcats are looking good.

The Golf Cats won the Sectional Tournament on Monday. The squad ran away with the tournament, held at Sweetbriar Golf Course. The Wildcats won by 13 strokes on Monday afternoon.

The men of Brian Becker '77 also did well in the regular season finale. The Wildcats finished second at the Jerome Honorary Shotgun Tournament on Saturday in Columbus. 

On a sunny, seasonable day at Sweetbriar on Monday, the Wildcats started the postseason on the right note. Senior Andrew Kaye and freshman Topher Reed topped the team with rounds of 76 on the day. Thank in part to the duo's effort, the Wildcats scored a 308 tin win the tournament (see below for full results). In doing so, the Cats clinched a spot in the District Tournament next Monday. The tourney will be held at Pine Hills Golf Club. 

In the final tuneup of the year on Satuday, the Wildcats repped Northeast Ohio well. As a team, the Golf Cats shot a 302 to place second behind host Dublin Jerome. Reed led the Wildcats with a round of 73 on the day. See below for the full team results. 

The Wildcats will now have some time off to prepare for Districts next Monday. Look for Kaye and Reed to again play an important role for the blue and gold, as the team looks to earn a spot in the State Tournament. 

Jerome Tournament Results:
1. Dublin Jerome              296
2. Saint Ignatius               302
3. Fox Chapel                  304
4. Columbus Academy      307
5. Saint Charles                308
6. Upper Arlington             311
7. Saint Xavier                   312
8. Elder                            312
9. Jerome white                 314
10. Hoban                         323

Sectional Tournament Results: 
1. Saint Ignatius                308
2. Strongsville                    321
3. St. Ed                           325
4. Amherst                         337