PAOLA — Louisburg’s Calvin Dillon won the Class 4A regional golf tournament at the Paola Country Club.

Dillon carded a 73 on the course Monday, May 13, winning the regional by six strokes.

The Wildcats had a 352 on the day, placing third in the regional to qualify for state. Louisburg was just three strokes from second place.

Topeka-Hayden won the team title with a 332. Tonganoxie was runner-up with a 349.

Louisbug qualified the entire team for the Class 4A state tournament at Quail Ridge Golf Course in Winfield.

Drake Varns of Louisburg shot an 87 to tie for ninth place.

Wildcat Ryan Haight placed 22ndon the leaderboard with a 95.

Garrett Rolofson of Louisburg was 23rd with a 97.

Seth Aistrup led the Paola Panthers, placing 29th with a 101.

Evan McMillan of Paola was 33rd with a 105.

Noah Hill of Louisburg placed 38th with a 111.

Paola Panther Quinton Weidenbach shot a 114 for 30th place.

Colin Cook of Louisburg placed 40th with a 116.


Patrick Hartsock of Spring Hill qualified for the state golf tournament.

He will compete at the Class 5A state tournament at Mariah Hills Gol Course in Dodge City.


Prairie View golfer Brock Heide shot an 89 at the Silver Lake Golf Course on Monday, May 13,, placing second in the regional.

He qualified to represent the Prairie View Buffalos at the state tournament at Emporia.

“He showed a lot of mental toughness, fighting through some difficult playing conditions,” Prairie View coach Larry Pope said. “The course was wet and if you didn’t land in the fairway the grass was tall.

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