Botkins places 3rd in SCAL tournament

From staff reports

The Botkins Trojans placed third in the Shelby County Athletic League boys golf tournament Thursday with a score of 368.

Roger Miller was Botkins’ lowest scorer Thursday with an 88.

Completing the scoring for the Trojans were Nick Okuley (92), Josh Miller (93) and Seth Hanna (95).

The tournament Thursday was Botkins’ final event before sectionals begin next week.

The Trojans, who are the defending sectional champions, will go for a repeat at a Division III Southwest District tournament Tuesday at Beechwood Golf Course in Arcanum.

The top four teams and the top four individuals at sectionals will qualify for the Division III Southwest District tournament Oct. 3 at Weatherwax Golf Course in Middletown.

Russia’s Austin Tebbe was the tournament medalist Thursday with an 80, leading the Raiders to the SCAL team title with a 333.

Team Standings

1. Russia 333; 2. Anna 343; 3. Botkins 368
Roger Miller 88, Nick Okuley 92, Josh Miller 93, Seth Hanna 95
4. Fort Loramie 370; 5. Jackson Center 396; 6. Fairlawn 409; 7. Houston 420.