Panthers take 5th at North Hills
SHERWOOD — On a hot 97-degree day with the heat index well into the 100’s, the Benton Panthers traveled to The Greens at North Hills in Sherwood for nine holes on Monday.
The Panthers would finish fifth on the day with 174 points, while Cabot took the top spot with a score of 153. Catholic (157), North Little Rock (158) and Conway (163) rounded out the top four. The Bryant Hornets withdrew from the competition.
For Benton, senior Corbin Beard had the low score, coming in with a 38. Senior Ethan Bearden had a 43, senior Grant Berry at 45 and senior Max Bell finished with a 48.
Benton’s lone Lady Panther, junior Gianna Miceli, scored a 54.
The Benton and Bryant junior varsity teams will compete on Thursday at Longhills Golf Club in Benton at 4 p.m.
Benton senior golfer Corbin Beard tees off on a par-3 Monday at The Greens at North Hills in Sherwood. Beard shot a 38 in nine holes to lead the Panthers, which finished fifth at the competition.