The Pella High and Pella Christian boys golf teams finished in a tie for fourth place – with Knoxville right behind in fifth – at yesterday’s Little Hawkeye Conference meet at the Grinnell Country Club.
The Little Dutch and the Eagles both fired a combined score of 348, with Knoxville seven strokes back at 355. Oskaloosa took the team title with a score of 314 – 23 strokes ahead of second-place Grinnell. Norwalk finished in third place.
Pella’s Lucas Boyd was the individual runner-up, shooting an 18-hole score of 75. Knoxville’s Chris Barkey placed fifth individually with a round of 80 to lead the Panthers; and Pella Christian landed three players on the All-Conference team, as Trey Hugen, Drew Stravers and Curtis Rozenboom all shot an 85 or better.