Shellsburg — Mount Pleasant’s Nick Matheny fell just one stroke short of a state appearance following yesterday’s 3A District Tournament at Vinton-Shellsburg.
Matheny carded a 10-over 80, with the cut-off for state being a 79.
He tied with Notre Dame’s Kaleb Allen, who also missed the state meet by one stroke.
Medalist honors were split between Marion’s Nathan Whalen and Isaiah Zoske of Solon, who both ended up five-over on the tournament.
Solon was the team champion, followed up by Washington.
Both teams were good enough to to advance to next week’s state meet in Ames.