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Golf Team finishes at 2nd at LRHS Invitational

The Columbus varsity golf team played in the Lakewood Ranch Invitational this past Saturday up in Bradenton against some of the top ranked teams from the west side of the state.

After never playing the course and a 30 minute rain delay, the Explorers shot a combined 287 for (-1) as a team. The team wound up tied with host Lakewood Ranch High School, finishing in a dramatic team playoff where all five golfers went back out to the course for sudden death extra golf.
 
It was quite the atmosphere for high school golf with a huge gallery of Lakewood supporters, but unfortunately the Explorers came up short by one stroke. Andres Atrio birdied the playoff hole and everyone else made par. Unfortunately Lakewood's top two players both made birdie.
 
Overall, a tremendous golf round from the team. 
 
Justo "Andres" Atrio  (-3) 69, Hans Risvaer (-1) 71, Sebastian Kawas (+1) 73, Christian Figueredo (+2) 74 and freshman Victor Herrera with a (+2) 74!
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Christopher Columbus High School | 3000 SW 87 Avenue | Miami, FL 33165 | (305) 223-5650
Christopher Columbus High School is a private, Roman Catholic, college-preparatory high school, conducted by the Marist Brothers of the Schools. We aim to make Jesus Christ known and loved, as we prepare young men for higher education and for their continuous challenge of harmonizing faith, culture and life. We foster a family spirit among all who are committed to the success of the school and promote opportunities to work together as a community of learners. 

Columbus is fully accredited by Cognia and is a member of the Marist Association of Secondary schools, the National Catholic Education Association and the Independent Schools of South Florida.