Hornets Finish Second At Nashville Invitational

The Nashville Hornets boys golf team wrapped up a busy week in which they competed four times. The Hornets competed at Greenview Golf Course on September 9, hosted a three team match on September 10, hosted the Nashville Invitational on September 12, and closed out the week with the Marissa Two-Man Tournament at Marissa Golf Course.

The Hornetes kicked off the week at Greenview Golf Course with a head to head matchup against Centralia on September 9. Both Varsity and JV competed in the match. Centralia shot a 171 to come out ahead in the Varsity matchup. Nashville turned in a 188. Ian Beggs of Centralia was the medalist with a 38. Nashville was led by Terry Pelczynski with a 44. Carson Parker shot a 46, followed by Aaron Brink and Gabe Kreid with a 49.

Centralia took the JV match as well, by just five strokes. Centralia shot a 220, while Nashville finished with a 225. Lucas Knepp was the medalist for the JV match. Knepp led the JV Hornets with a 48. Curtis Bochantin shot a 51. Trevor Siliven shot a 62. Saxton Hoepker shot a 64.

The Hornets were back in action on September 10 as they hosted Central and Mater Dei. Ian Berndsen of Mater Dei was the medalist  with a 36. Overall Mater Dei won the match with a total score of 153. Nashville was second with a score of 171, followed by Central with a score of 181. Parker led Nashville with a score of 41. Kreid turned in a 42, followed by Pelczynski and Austin Kozuszek both shot a 44 for the Hornets.

Nashville was back in action on September 12 as they hosted their biggest tournament of the year, the Nashville Invitational.

Eleven schools competed at the event. Mater Dei won the Nashville Invitational with a 147. The Hornets were second with a score of 160. Waterloo Gibault finished with a score of 167 in third place. Central was fourth with a score of 173, followed by Chester with a score of 181. Wesclin was sixth with a score of 186. Greenville and Okawville each shot a 188. Carterville was ninth with a score of 190. Sparta was tenth with a score of 205. Pinckneyville shot a 208.

Individual Medalists at the event were Nate Rivera with a 35, Ian Berndsen with a 36, Carter Goebel with a 37, Alex Sweeny, Grant Goebel, and Terry Pelczynski with a 39. Gabe Kreid and Aaron Brink with a 40.

Pelczynski, Kreid and Brink led the Hornets at the NIT. Carson Parker was fourth for Nashville with a 41. J.D. Schubert finished with a 49. Austin Kozuszek shot a 57.

The Hornets closed out the week in the Marissa Two-Man Tourney on September 14. The front nine was two-man best ball, while the back nine was two-man scramble. There were 24 teams overall. Parker and Pelczynski finished with a 69 in second place. Schubert and Brink shot a 70 and finished in fourth place. Kreid and Kozuszek finished in ninth place. Sam Bielong and Knepp finished in 18th place.

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