GARDEN CITY — The Hays High School boys’ golf team packed the back half of the Top 10 at Friday’s Garden City Invitational to finish second.
The host Buffaloes used the second, third and fourth individual scores to post the winning team total of 302. Hays High, led by sophomore Tradgon McCrae, was second at 315.
McCrae was one of four golfers to turn in a 78 and took sixth via tiebreaker. Teammate Peyton Kieffer’s 78 was good for eighth place.
Brent Koenigsman took ninth with a 79, while Allen Zollinger rounded out the Top 10 with an 80.
Liberal’s Cameron Riley was the individual champion, shooting a 72.
Garden City’s Taylor Larsen also finished at 72 but dropped the tiebreaker. Sion Audrain (74) and Logan Durst (76) took third and fourth, respectively, for the Buffaloes.
Dodge City’s Dylan Ratts took fifth with a 78 and helped the Red Demons round out the top three of the team scores at 324.
Liberal (334) and Great Bend (394) completed the team scoring.
Josh Norris (84) and Justin McCullick (87) each played with the Indian varsity squad but did not figure into the team scoring.
The Indians, sitting second in the Western Athletic Conference to the Buffaloes, return to action with another WAC tournament on Tuesday in Liberal.