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Local golfers end season at D-3 sectionals

Bryan Walters bwalters@civitasmedia.com

September 26, 2013

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — South Gallia, Southern and Eastern all had their respective golf seasons come to a close Wednesday afternoon at the 2013 Division III Southeast sectional tournament held at the Chillicothe Jaycees Golf Course in Ross County.


Belpre won the sectional title with a team tally of 331, while runner-up Waterford earned the other district advancement with a final total of 354. Miller was third with 371, while South Gallia (382) and Southern (387) rounded out the top-five. Eastern finished the day eighth overall in the 11-team field with a 422.


Sam Petty of Belpre was the individual medalist with an 8-over par round of 80, while teammate Brennen Ferrel was the overall runner-up with an 81. Shaun Hayes (82) of Miller and Tyler Thompson (84) of Paint Valley earned the two individual district qualifying spots.


Gus Slone posted an 87 to lead the Rebels, followed by Ethan Swain with a 94 and Chris Brumfield with an even 100. Cuyler Mills rounded out the team tally with a 101, while Tristen Davis fired a non-counting 130 for SGHS over 18 holes.


Ryan Schenkelberg led the Tornadoes with a 91, followed by Jacob Hoback with a 95 and Tanner Roush with a 100. Bradley McCoy rounded out the SHS tally with a 101, while Crew Warden added a non-counting effort of 110.


David Warner led the Eagles with an 85, making him the first man out from the district qualifying list. Jack Kuhn was next with an even 100, while Tyler Hensley and Josh Parker rounded out the respective scoring with 116 and 121. Zach Connolly also shot a non-counting 127 for EHS.


The Division III district tournament will be held Wednesday, Oct. 2, at River Greens Golf Course in West Lafayette.