The Bishop LeBlond golf team captured the Class 2 State championship on Tuesday at Meadow Lake Acres Country Club in New Bloomfield. The Golden Eagles finished with a two-round total of 599 and won the tile by a state record 66 strokes over O’Fallon Christian High School. Palmyra finished third, 97 shots behind LeBlond.
Bishop LeBlond also became the first school in state history win finished 1-2-3 individually. Senior Brooks Jungbluth shot a 6-under 66 Tuesday to win the individual state title by three shots. He shot a 137, while LB junior Hank Lierz finished second with a 140 and Eagle freshman Jeff Johnston fired a 148 to finish third.
It’s the second state championship for Bishop LeBlond in the last three years as they also won the team title in 2016. The Eagles have four straight top-three finishes at state as they also finished third in 2015 and 2017.