By THE HERALD-WHIG
HAMILTON, Ill. — West Hancock's Parker Gibbs fired a 16-over par 88 to help the Titans place second at Tuesday's Class 1A Hamilton Regional at Deer Run Golf Course.
West Hancock finished with a team 373, 27 points behind first-place Winchester West Central. Brown County fired a 385 for third place. The top three teams advanced to Monday's Petersburg Sectional.
Gibbs tied for third overall with Pittsfield's Sam Donohoo. They were four strokes behind medalist Jordan McMillen and Hunter Bettis, both of West Central.
The Titans also benefitted from a 92 from Lucas Brunenn and 93 from Jared Wiemann. Brenton Sanderson and Trevor Knipe carded 100s for West Hancock. Ben Hooker led Brown County with a 91, and teammate Kyle Ussery carded a 92. Morgan Wettstein (100) and Brandon Ussery (102) rounded out Brown County's top four.
Donohoo led the contingent of area individuals who advanced. Also advancing from the area were Unity's Will Klusmeyer (92), Illini West's Austen Totsch (93), Southeastern's Alex Thompson (94), Illini West's Brody Rothert (96), Central's Taylor Heimann (98) and Payson Seymour's Jacob Farr (99) and Jake Voss (101).