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All-Metro boys' golf 2019: State tournament trio headline selections

Linn-Mar state champion Dillon Burr, Washington runner-up Nile Petersen and Kennedy's Barnhart unanimous picks

Linn-Mar's Dillon Burr (right) shakes hands with Cedar Rapids Kennedy's Brock Barnhart after their round of golf during the Mississippi Valley Conference, Valley Division golf meet at Jones Park Golf Course in southwest Cedar Rapids, Iowa on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019. (Jim Slosiarek/The Gazette)
Linn-Mar's Dillon Burr (right) shakes hands with Cedar Rapids Kennedy's Brock Barnhart after their round of golf during the Mississippi Valley Conference, Valley Division golf meet at Jones Park Golf Course in southwest Cedar Rapids, Iowa on Monday, Sept. 16, 2019. (Jim Slosiarek/The Gazette)
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All-Metro boys’ golf teams were released Monday, consisting of the top players from the Cedar Rapids/Marion Metro.

Linn-Mar state champion Dillon Burr, Cedar Rapids Washington state runner-up Nile Petersen and four-time state qualifier and previous state runner-up Brock Barnhart highlighted the six-player first team. All three were unanimous picks.

Kennedy and Washington each had two on the first team. The Warriors’ Kyle Neighbors also earned first-team honors and Washington Coach Denny Goettel and his staff were honored as Coach of the Year. The Cougars’ Josh White joined Barnhart on the first team and the duo were the only seniors in the group.

Cedar Rapids Xavier’s Matthew Schmit rounded out the first team selections,

First team

Dillon Burr*, Linn-Mar, jr.

Brock Barnhart*, Cedar Rapids Kennedy, sr.

Nile Petersen*, Cedar Rapids Washington, soph.

Kyle Neighbors, Cedar Rapids Washington, jr.

Josh White, Cedar Rapids Kennedy, sr.;

Matthew Schmit, Cedar Rapids Xavier, jr.

Coach of the Year — Denny Goettel and Cedar Rapids Washington staff

*-unanimous selection

Second team

Charlie Allen, Cedar Rapids Xavier, fr.

Drew Muilenburg, Linn-Mar, jr.

Whit Haefner, Cedar Rapids Washington, sr.

Carter Vieth, Linn-Mar, jr.

Alec Brockmeyer, Cedar Rapids Prairie, sr.

Dane Carstensen, Marion, jr.

Honorable mention

Cedar Rapids Jefferson: Ryan May, jr.; Tyler Schmitz, jr.

Cedar Rapids Kennedy: A.J. Corkery, soph.; Gannon Hall, soph.

Cedar Rapids Prairie: Justin Valde, jr.; Collin Brockmeyer, sr.

Cedar Rapids Washington: Andrew Freeman, jr.; Ben Blocklinger, fr.

Cedar Rapids Xavier: Michael Glavan, sr.; Clayton Nurre, jr.

Linn-Mar: Cole Weber, jr.; Caden Postma, fr.

Marion: Brady Johnson, jr.; Mark Horcher, sr.

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