EPPJ golfers finish 2nd at Highway 20 Invite

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Two strokes is all that separated the top two golf teams Monday at the Highway 20 Boys Golf Tournament.

Stuart claimed the team championship, shooting a 356. Finishing second were the Wolfpack. EPPJ golfers turned in a team score of 358.

Leading the way was senior Paiton Hoefer who topped the field with an 18-hole score of 75. Finishing one stroke behind was Schuyler Muslin with a 76.

Hoefer was one of two EPPJ golfers who medaled at the tournament. Senior Austin Good finished 10th with a score of 88.

Three other Wolfpack golfers competed for the varsity. Linus Borer shot a 96, Ethan Hinkle came in with a 99 as did Kellan Hoefer.

Competing as a member of the junior varsity, senior Cale Kinney finished with a 98.

Other team scores were Neligh-Oakdale 360, Niobrara-Verdigre 373, Valentine 382, North Central 388, Boyd County 389, Anselmo-Merna 392, Ainsworth 401, Summerland 403 and O’Neill 438.