Riley Kleck

Napoleon’s Riley Kleck putts during the season-ending TJGA Founders Invitational at Inverness Country Club Monday.

TOLEDO — Napoleon’s Riley Kleck completed her outstanding summer golf season by placing third in the Toledo Junior Golf Association Player of the Year standings.

Kleck, who will be a senior at Napoleon High School this fall, placed fourth at the TJGA Founders Invitational — the final event of the season — at Inverness Country Club Monday. Kleck shot an 86.

Macy Hanus of Bowling Green won the event and secured her position atop the Player of the Year standings. Hanus carded a 75 to win the tournament by six strokes over Olivia Martinez of Bellevue and Paige Zolciak of Perrysburg.

Hanus, who had a season average of 74.63, finished with 4,095 points in the Player of the Year standings. Zolciak (78.27 average) was second with 3,661 points and Kleck was third with 3,561 points.

Kleck had a season average of 80.20.

Max Leppelmeier of Wauseon was runner-up in the boys Player of the Year standings.

Leppelmeier tied for second at the TJGA Founders Invitational with a round 74. Charlie Riggs of Sylvania won the event with a 2-under 69, while Mason Deal of Perrysburg also carded a 74.

Deal won Player of the Year with 2,660 points and a 73.10 average. Leppelmeier was runner-up with 2,451.33 points and a 75.62 average.

Tommy McWatters of Wauseon placed 10th at the Founders Invitational, carding a 79. McWatters was 12th in the POY standings, with 1,860 points and a 78.56 average.

Cahle Roth of Archbold was 14th in the POY standings, with 972.01 points and an 82.2 average.

E-mail comments to jeffr@northwestsignal.net.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.