Golfers win St. A Invite

Chase Laack was medalist and two teammates joined him in the top 10 as the Vandalia golfers won the Effingham St. Anthony Invitational last Thursday at Meadowview Golf Course in Mattoon.

Vandalia won the title with a 322 tottal, with St. Anthony finishing second at 326, Sullivan third with a a 335 total, Oblong fourth at 337 and Paris fifth at 343.
Laack shot a 69 to earn medalist honors, going 1-under par with a 35 on his first nine and 2-under with a 34 on his second nine.
He edged out Thomas Chojnicki of St. Anthony (70) for medalist honors.
Also finishing in the top 10 were Vandals Connor McCall, who tied for third place, and Riley Ruckman, who placed 10th.
McCall shot a 40-38 –78, and Ruckman shot 45-38 – 83.
Scores for other Vandals were: Dylan Halford 47-45 – 92; Jonah Beesley 46-47 – 93; and Nick Rosborough 52-50 – 102.


The Vandalia golf team won the St. Anthony Invite last Thursday at Meadowview Golf Course in rural Mattoon. In front, from left, are the three Vandalia who finished in the top 10 – Connor McCall, medalist Chase Laack and Riley Ruckman. In back are coach Jason Laack, Nick Rosborough, Dylan Halford, Jonah Beesley and coach Kevin Schroeder.

Chase Laack

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