Point golfers edge Wahama at Green Hills


September 7, 2012

RAVENSWOOD, W.Va. — The high school golf teams from Wahama, Point Pleasant, Ravenswood and Ripley met in a quad match Thursday afternoon at the Green Hills Golf Course. The play six, count four format was won by Ripley with a score of 176. Point Pleasant placed second with a total of 184. Wahama shot a 191 to finish in third place. Ravenswood was fourth with a score of 200.

Ripley did the best job of adjusting to the fast and firm greens on a sunny, warm and humid afternoon. Jacob Haynes led the winners with an excellent score of 37 which also gave him medalist honors for the contest. Justin McKawn added a 44 with Wes Withrow shooting a 47. Tyler Jones shot a 48 to account for the final score that counted for Ripley. Logan Reynolds (49) and Taylor Taylor Casto (53) also played for Ripley with their scores not included in the final total.

Point Pleasant’s Erik Allbright played well and posted a good score of 39 to lead the Big Blacks. Erik’s sister, Kelsey. had Point’s second best score with a 44. Adam Thomas also broke 50 shooting a score of 47. The fourth score that counted for Point Pleasant was a 54 shot by Denver Thomas, Jon Rhea and John Raike.

The Wahama players, for the second day in a row, had a difficult time adjusting to the speedy and firm greens. In fact, only 2 of the White falcons managed to break 50. Samuel Gordon posted a 44 while Dakota Sisk added a 45. Both Michael MacKnight and Nathan Redman added a pair of 51’s to account for the final scores that counted for the White falcons. Caroline Thompson (53) and Benjamin Foreman (54) also played for Wahama.

The leading scorer for Ravenswood was Lonnie Ellis who shot a 46. Caleb Meige turned in a 47 with Jon O’Brien posting a 53. Michael Yencha added Ravenswood’s final score that counted with a 54. Trace Boso (55) and Zach Vannest (58) also played for Ravenswood.