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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Highlands Girls Golf Wins Dual Match

Highlands Takes Down Bishop Brossart

Highlands eighth grader Jenna Richey watched during a recent tournament.


The Highlands Bluebirds girls golf team won its first dual match of the season, 204-210 at AJ Jolly Golf Course in Alexandria.

The teams golfed on the front nine holes for a par 35. Junior KJ Toole won medalist honors shooting a two-over 37.

Senior Ellie Rowland shot a 46. Eighth grader Jenna Richey and sophomore Aly Welch rounded out the scoring with 57 and 64 respectively.

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Golf Round-Up: Highlands Boys Earn Biggest Win of Season

Gabbard Earns Medalist Honors Defeating Defending Individual State Champion

Highlands senior Luke Muller fires a shot in a recent tournament.

The Highlands Bluebirds boys golf team faced some of the best around the state Monday and came away with what Head Coach Bert Richey called the team's biggest win of the season.

Highlands won the Frederick Douglass Invitational at Greenbrier Country Club in Lexington shooting a 302 out of 18 teams. This marked the fifth win in eight tournaments this year.

The Bluebirds outdistanced runner-up Marshall County by seven at 309 overcoming a two-hour rain delay. McCracken County and Ryle tied for third with 310 and region rival Mason County took fifth with 311.

"We played well," Richey said. "It rained on us for the first six holes. Our guys kept their wits about themselves. They didn't make any big numbers."

Sunday, August 9, 2020

Bluebirds Play in Another Bullitt East Invitational

Highlands Places Fifth in Tournament
Twitter Photo. The Highlands Bluebirds boys golf team played in the Bullitt East Charger Open at Heritage Hill Country Club in Shepherdsville on Friday.

The Highlands Bluebirds played in the Bullitt East Charger Open on Friday and finished fifth out of 20 teams.

Highlands shot 315 at Heritage Hill Country Club in Shepherdville. Opponents included Louisville Trinity and South Warren. Senior Luke Muller led Highlands shooting an even-par 72 to finish fourth.

Friday, August 7, 2020

Highlands Golf Round-up: Another Tournament Win for Bluebirds

Bluebirds Take Beechwood Invitational Title
Highlands senior Justin Gabbard earned medalist honors in the Beechwood Invitational shooting a 67 on Thursday.

The Highlands Bluebirds boys golf team bounced back from a third-place finish Wednesday to take the Beechwood Invitational Tournament at Hickory Sticks Golf Club in California (Kentucky).

That marks the fourth tournament win in a week for the Bluebirds out of six tournaments. Highlands has not finished lower than fourth in any tournaments.

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Highlands Invitational Round-Up

Toole Finishes Third for Highlands Girls

Highlands freshman Bailey Markus watches after a shot in a recent tournament.

The Highlands Bluebirds golf teams partook in their own OrthoCincy Highlands Invitational on Wednesday.

The Highlands boys finished third out of 16 teams. St. Henry won it shooting a 295 and Mason County shot a 299 to win the tournament.

Golf Round-up: Third Tournament Win for Highlands Boys

Bluebirds Take Cooper Invitational

Highlands senior Luke Muller watches his shot during the Cooper Invitational on Tuesday. Muller tied for second overall shooting a 73 to help the Bluebirds to their third tournament win of the season.

The key for the top four scorers of the Highlands Bluebirds boys golf team is putting 80 or fewer.

Highlands did that Tuesday in the Cooper Invitational and won it by 13 strokes at the Boone Links Golf Course in Florence. The Bluebirds shot a 305. Runner-up Mason County shot a 318. Ryle took third at 319 and Grant County fourth at 328 with Covington Catholic taking fifth at 328.

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Highlands Boys Golf Wins Another Tournament

Muller, Gabbard Place in Top Five for Third Tournament

Highlands junior KJ Toole follows through on a shot in the Northern Kentucky Shootout on Monday.
The Highlands Bluebirds boys golf team won a second tournament on the young season by 11 strokes in the 18-team Model Invitational on Monday.

That marks the second tournament win in three tournaments. The tournament took place at the University Club at Arlington in Richmond. It is the home course of the Eastern Kentucky University golf teams.