Pirates’ Thomas earns opportunity to defend state golf championship by surviving districts


Hannibal sophomore Quinn Thomas will compete in the Class 4 state tournament at Meadow Lake Acres Country Club in New Bloomfield, Mo., after finishing sixth in the Districy 2 tournament Monday. Photo courtesy Mathew Kirby

WENTZVILLE, Mo. — Quinn Thomas gets the chance to defend his Class 4 individual golf state championship.

The field he will have to topple to do so is going to be loaded.

The Hannibal sophomore tied for sixth Monday in the Class 4 District 2 tournament at the Golf Club of Wentzville after shooting a 6-over 77. Thomas will be the Pirates’ lone representative next week at the Class 4 state tournament at Meadow Lake Acres Country Club in New Bloomfield.

Hannibal finished 11th overall with a 351. Webster Groves won the team title with a 312.

At Norwoods Golf Course in Hannibal, South Shelby won the Class 2 District 2 championship with a 344 team score. Palmyra finished sixth at 384 and Monroe City was 10th at 420.

Individually, South Shelby’s Casen Glover finished second with a 3-over 75. Monroe City’s Kyle Hays and Palmyra’s Laydin Lochman tied for 10th with 86s, while Palmyra’s Jonas Janes was 15th with an 88. They will play at the state tournament at Columbia Country Club.

At Heritage Hills Golf Course in Moberly, Canton sophomore Trevor Biggerstaff finished second individually in the Class 1 District 2 tournament, shooting a 77. Westran’s Logan Bain shot a 75. No one else in the field broke 80. Biggerstaff advances to the state tournament at Rivercut Golf Course in Springfield.

Miss Clipping Out Stories to Save for Later?

Click the Purchase Story button below to order a print of this story. We will print it for you on matte photo paper to keep forever.

Related Articles

Muddy River Breakdown

Follow the Scores