Register staff report
Bowling Green —
The Indians were still in the hunt for a state title after the opening day of the KHSAA Golf Championships at Bowling Green Country Club.
They slipped out of contention on Saturday.
Madison Central shot a 332, 16 strokes higher than in the opening round, and fell to eighth place. The Indians finished with a total team score of 648, +44.
West Jessamine took the title, 593, while St. Xavier took second (595) and St. Mary finished third.
Central was in fourth place after Friday’s first round.
Four of the Indian five golfers had higher scores in the second round then in the first round.
Dylan Kelley had the best round of Central on Saturday, shooting a +9. Carter Skipworth, a freshman, shot a +10, Devin Gabbard shot a +11 and Cornelison shot a +18. Kelley, Skipworth, Gabbard and Cornelsion all shot +7 in the opening round.
Grant Willoughby, a junior, shot a +16 on Friday and posted a +14 on Saturday.
Kelley finished tied for 39th, Skipworth tied for 42nd, Gabbard finished tied for 49th, Cornelison finished tied for 71st and Willoughby was 76th overall.
On Saturday, Gabbbard had just one birdie (No. 12) and had a double bogie on No. 2.
Kelley had one birdie (also on No. 12), with two double bogies. Skipworth birdied No. 5 and No. 16 and had a double bogie on No. 9.
Cornelison had three-straight double bogies on the back nine. Willoughby had a birdie on No. 17 and a double bogie on No. 4.