By Chad Pettyjohn

Broc Shaw and Jace Rake led the Vikings Monday at River Ridge Golf Course in Independence with 44’s in windy conditions helping the Vikings place third in the west division of the conference. Tanner Cummings recovered after a tough start to card a 46, while Brayden Almquist fought for a par to finish his round of 51, which put the Vikings in 3rd place by a stroke. Seth Patterson carded a 54 and Sam Moen turned in a 61.

Benton and Williamsburg were the co-champions finishing at 169. Other team scores: 3rd Vinton-Shellsburg 185, 4th Marion 186, 5th Independence 190, 6th South Tama 191, 7th Clear Creek-Amana 191, 8th Center Point-Urbana 192. Brandon McCarty from CCA was the Medalist with 39 and Nate Ettleman of Benton was the runner-up with 40