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Mitchell golf team places 6th at Brookings Invite

BROOKINGS--Ethan Huber recorded a top-15 finish as Mitchell placed sixth at the Brookings Invitational at the Brookings Country Club on Monday. The Kernels carded a team score of 325 to finish in the middle of the 13-team tournament. Pierre shot ...

BROOKINGS-Ethan Huber recorded a top-15 finish as Mitchell placed sixth at the Brookings Invitational at the Brookings Country Club on Monday.

The Kernels carded a team score of 325 to finish in the middle of the 13-team tournament. Pierre shot a 299 to earn the team title.

"Sixth out of 13 teams is, I guess, top half," Mitchell coach Mark Horan said. "So, pretty happy about that."

Huber turned in the best Mitchell score with a 77 to finish 13th. He shot a 39 on the front nine and a 38 on the back nine.

"That was his best competitive score ever," Mitchell coach Mark Horan said. "He played pretty solid all day. He kept his head, his composure. He played smart."

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Mitchell's Cade Carpenter and Sam Mock tied for 25th with 81s. Horan said Carpenter was battling an illness on Monday, "So he struggled a little bit."

Nick Bennett was Mitchell's next best finisher. He shot an 86 to tie for 43rd.

"Nick Bennett actually had a pretty solid score," Horan said. "That is kind of a goal for Nick is mid-to-low 80s. He is getting there."

Mitchell's Taylor Uithoven shot a 91 and tied for 65th place. Dillon Adams tied for 71st with a 94 for the Kernels.

The Kernels will host the Mitchell Invitational at 10:30 a.m. on Friday at Lakeview Golf Course.

Horan said all but one Class AA school will attend the meet and there will be over 100 golfers.

"Real good competition," Horan said.

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