The Marion County High School boys' golf team couldn't claim one of the two spots open for the state tournament but a few golfers nearly qualified on their own at Pinewood Golf Course in Columbia Tuesday of last week.
The Knights shot a team score of 325 for a ninth place finish in the field of 19.
West Jessamine, as expected, claimed the region title with a team score of 287. Adair County took advantage of their home course and finished second with a 299.
Nate Johnson of West Jessamine claimed top individual honors, firing a 67.