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MIAMI — Poteau won the team title and Bradley Beykirch of Pittsburg St. Mary’s-Colgan repeated as the individual champion at the Miami Invitational golf tournament Monday, March 26.

Beykirch beat Alec Domenic of Sallisaw in a one-hole sudden death playoff to determine medalist.

Both had rounds of 2-over par 74.

Play was held up for about 90 minutes because of a thunderstorm and players had to cope with gusty wins throughout the day.

Nineteen teams and 101 individuals competed in the tournament.

Beykirch had logged a 1-under 71 last year. He went on to finish second individually at the Kansas 2A state tournament in Garden City.

Poteau had three of the top 10 individuals while winning by three strokes over SMC, which was the team winner last year.

The Pirates’ Justun Coyle was third at 75 while teammate Ryan Ward placed fourth at 76.

Bryson Terry of Poteau was ninth with an 80.

Gavin Payton had Miami’s low round, a 90.

Lane Giles turned in a 93, followed by Joe Lillard at 94, Justin Giles at 103 and Ethan Wonders turned in a 120.

The Pirates logged a 319 while SMC finished with a 322.

Chanute, Kansas, placed third at 325 and Oologah was fourth and Pryor fifth with 346s.

Miami, in its first action of the season was 13th at 380

Rounding out the team standings were Claremore 1, 354; Cleveland, 355; Sallisaw, 356; Pittsburg, 362; Grove, 365; Claremore 2, 366; Providence Academy, 376; Miami, 380; Labette County, Kansas, 380 Columbus, Kansas 386; Wagoner, 392; Ft Gibson, 413; Catoosa, 413, and Nowata, 465.

SMC’s Cal Marquart was fifth individual with a 77, followed by Clete Carlson of Chanute, sixth, 78; Jefferson Cook, Cleveland, seventh, 79; Trent Strawderman of Sallisaw, eighth, 79, and Pat Cassidy of Columbus, 10th, 80.