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By RICK PETERSON

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Due to weather-related postponements on Monday, several area golf regionals were pushed back a day until Tuesday.

But having to wait an extra day didn't seem to faze local golfers, with three teams earning team berths for next Monday and Tuesday's state events.

Here's a class-by-class look at Tuesday's tournaments involving Shawnee County teams:

RuralgolfREGIONALS 4Washburn Rural's golf team poses for a picture after finishing second in Tuesday's Class 6A regional at Junction City. [Washburn Rural golf]

Washburn Rural earns runnerup 6A finish

Led by top-10 finishes from senior Camden Zimlich and junior Tagan Monasmith, the Junior Blues finished second as a team behind Centennial League rival Manhattan in the Class 6A regional at Rolling Meadows in Junction City to advance to next week's Class 6A state tournament at Garden City.

Zimlich shot an 82 to tie for sixth place while Monasmith shot an 83 to tie for eighth to lead Washburn Rural while Hayden Glynn and Tadd Armstrong tied for 11th with 86s to round out the Junior Blues' four-man team score of 337.

Tanner Kasprznk added a 93 and Michael Wilson a 94 for Washburn Rural.

Manhattan won the team championship at 320 while Rural out-distanced Wichita East by 22 strokes for second place.

HaydengolfREGIONALS 1Hayden's golf team poses for a picture after earning a Class 3A state tournament berth with a runnerup regional finish on Tuesday in Seneca. [Hayden Golf]

Hayden posts second-place finish in 3A regional

Hayden finished second in Tuesday's Class 3A regional at Seneca's Spring Creek Golf Course to advance to next week's state tournament at Emporia.

Sabetha won the regional title with a four-man score of 310 while Hayden was second at 322 to earn the final team berth for state.

Hayden juniors Nick Gorman and Tagen Rodriguez tied for sixth place with 78s while juniors Colin Scott and James Kuta and senior Jacob Padilla all tied for 11th with 83s.

BryceBadskyRegionals 1Silver Lake senior Bryce Badsky, a three-time Class 3A state medalist shot a 73 Tuesday to finish third in the 3A regional at Seneca. [Silver Lake golf]

Silver Lake senior Bryce Badsky, a three-time state medalist, earned an individual state berth, shooting a 73 to place third individually, one stroke behind Sabetha's Cullen Wikle and Roman Scoby. Rossville sophomore Jack Donovan shot a 74 to finish fourth.

CPLSgolfRegionals 1Cair Paravel Latin golf qualified for the Class 2A state tournament with a second-place regional finish Tuesday at Atchison Golf Club. [Cair Paravel Golf]

Cair Paravel earns 2A state berth with runnerup regional finish

Cair Paravel Latin finished second in Tuesday's Class 2A regional at the Atchison Golf Club at Bellevue, earning a return trip to the 2A state tournament, which will be played next Monday and Tuesday at Dodge City.

Eight-time defending state champion Salina Sacred Heart won the team title with a four-man team score of 320 while CPLS was second at 338.

Senior Rich Helmbold finished second individually with a 78 to lead the Lions.

CPLS junior Jase Pavlik tied for seventh with an 83 while sophomore Caleb Cleverdon was ninth with an 84 and senior Simon Everhart tied for 14th with a 93 to round out the Lions top four.

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