Just when they thought it was safe to go back to the golf course, stormy spring weather reared its head once again.
The MSHSAA Class 3 State Tournament at Old Kinderhook Golf Resort had to be postponed late during the first round Monday.
The first round concluded Tuesday morning with the second round starting soon after with a shotgun start.
In the team standings, Priory shot 299 through the first round to lead Helias by 10 strokes.
Borgia was third at 316 while Lutheran South shot 320 in the first round. John Burroughs was fifth at 324 with St. Pius X (Kansas City) sixth at 326, Springfield Catholic seventh at 328 and Pembroke Hill eighth at 331.
The top four teams and 15 individuals in each class earn state awards at the close of the championship meets.
Alex Gentry of Helias and Gulshan Kodwani of Priory were tied for the individual lead at 70.
Borgia’s Will Schroeder was tied with Peter Weaver of Priory for second.
Pacific’s Cameron VanLeer was tied for 10th at 76 while Union’s Josh Jones and Borgia’s Zach Unnerstall were tied for 13th at 77.
Borgia’s Tommy Alferman and Warrenton’s Travis Toebben were tied for 22nd with a first-round score of 80.
Sullivan’s Bennett Tiefenbrunn was tied for 36th at 82. Borgia’s Brady Linz shot 87 in the first round to tie for 69th. Mark Maguire of Borgia was tied for 73rd at 88.
Meanwhile, Washington’s Logan McPherson was able to get his first round completed in the Class 4 Tournament at Kansas City’s Swope Memorial Golf Course.
McPherson shot 85 on the opening day to tie for 72nd along with Francis Howell’s Kirk Brewster, Liberty’s Jake Harman, Camdenton’s Spencer Melville and Webster Groves’ Andrew Schwager.
Chaminade’s Zachary Walsh was the clubhouse leader at 67, two strokes in front of Rock Bridge’s Ross Steelman.
Rock Bridge led the team standings with a score of 292, 14 strokes in front of Rockhurst, 15 in front of Chaminade and 16 in front of Jackson.