Wyatt Leads Blazer Golfers With Third Place Finish

Jiles Wyatt picked up where he left off last golf season with a third-place tie Friday at the Murray High Invitational played at the Murray Country Club.

Wyatt shot even-par on the back nine and finished his round with a 5-over 77.  He finished in a four-way tie for third place.

Jude Doer shot a round of 94 to finish in 37th place.  Luke Shouse shot a 104, and Aaron Onate added a 117.

Marshall County’s Jay Nimmo opened defense of his KHSAA state golf title with a 6-under 66 to beat second-place Rocco Zakutney of St. Mary by four shots.

St.Mary’s Payton Purvis, McCracken County’s Garret Rikel, Marshall County’s Camdyn McLeod, and Jiles Wyatt of University Heights all shot a 5-over 77 to finish tied for third place.

In the team race, Marshall County edged St. Mary 308-318 to win first place.  UHA was ninth with a 392.