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Three Spartans pass district test

Austin Bowman placed fifth and earned all-district honors after shooting an 83 on a tough day to score at the Excelsior Springs Golf Course. (File photo by Russ Green/Richmond News)

By Russ Green/Sports Editor

It was a tough day to be on the golf course Monday as the Richmond Spartans, along with eight other schools, gathered at the Excelsior Springs Golf Course for the Class 2, District 7 tournament. Cold and damp conditions greeted the teams as they met to thin out the field for Monday’s sectional at Shirkey Golf Course.

The Spartans will have three golfers returning to their home course for Monday’s tournament after getting past the first hurdle. Richmond coach Murray Dennis said his guys battled.

“We’re happy to get three through to sectionals, especially in those conditions,” he said.

The complete story is in Game On in the Friday, May 5, 2017 Richmond News.

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