LEXINGTON - McCracken County's boys golf team advanced to today's match play with its Wednesday performance at the Kentucky Cup, played on the par-72 Big Blue Course at the University Club of Kentucky.
Only the top four teams advance to the match play round that determines who wins the Kentucky Cup. The Mustangs tied for fourth with Lexington Catholic at 305. McCracken advanced on the fifth golfer tiebreaker when Tyler Thomason shot an 82 while Blake Scott had an 83 for the Knights.
McCracken will face defending state champion Ryle in a match play semifinal. The Raiders shot 288 to lead the field with medalist Austin Squires firing a 67. Avery Edwards was the lead Mustang with a 73, which tied for eighth. Chad Korte and Drake Stepter both shot 76 to tie at 22nd for McCracken. Sean Warren rounded out the Mustang herd with 80. St. Xavier (293) and Trinity (298) will meet in the other match play semifinal.
In Wednesday's Paducah Sun, a story on a Monday golf meet between the girls' teams from McCracken County and Graves County at Silos Country Club did not mention the individual scorers from the Lady Mustangs. They are as follows: Sydnie Swinsord (46), Carley Beatty (47), Allie Hane (47), Ryan Lee (51) and Jessica Stephens (51).