Kirkwood wins the Blue Boy title

Kirkwood wins the Blue Boy title

Saturday, 20 April 2019 20:21 Metro Sports Report Kirkwood - Kirkwood Home

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. - Dawson Peters of Kirkwood showed a real flair for the dramatic on Saturday.


Peters carded an eagle-2 on the first hole of a three-way playoff to claim medalist honors at the Blue Boy Invitational at The Rail Golf Course in Springfield, Ill.

Peters, Ben Epperly of Kirkwood and Peyton Keeffer of the University of Dubuque finished the 36-hole event in a three-way tie at 149 before Peters quickly ended the suspense.

The third-ranked Kirkwood Eagles won the championship by 16 shots with Peters, Epperly, Will Babcock, George Kalpakas and James Morgan all finishing in the top-7 in the standings. Kalpakas played as an individual and did not count in the team score.

TEAM STANDINGS

1. Kirkwood 600, 2. Dubuque 616, 3. Nebraska Wesleyan 619, 4. Knox 624, 5. Illinois Central 626, 6. Wheaton 631, 7. Lindenwood-Belleville 637, 8. Wartburg 662, 9. Monmouth 676, 10. Illinois College 684, 11. Lewis & Clark 696.

KIRKWOOD: 1. Dawson Peters 76-73=149, 1. Ben Epperly 72-77=149, 4. Will Babcock 79-72=151, 4. George Kalpakas 77-74=151, 7. James Morgan 78-74=152, 26. Ryan Morrison 78-82=160, 34. Sam Lockhart 82-80=162.