RAVENSWOOD, W.Va. —Home state advantage.
The Southern and River Valley golf teams traveled across the Ohio River to face Ripley and Ravenswood Monday evening in a non-conference quad match at Green Hills Country Club. The Mountaineer state teams got the better of the Tornadoes and Raiders, as Ripley won with a 190, followed by Ravenswood with a 192, SHS with a 205 and RVHS with a 222.
The Vikings were led by co-medalist Justin McKown with a 45, followed by Logan Reynolds with a 46 and Josh Sinclair with a 49. Taylor Casto fired a 50 to round out Ripley’s total, while Derek Hill and Corey Dale both played but did not contribute to the team total.
Trey Hatcher and Caleb Meaige each marked a 46 to pace the Red Devils, while Jon Watkins had a 49. Evan Merical’s 51 capped of the Ravenswood total, while Trace Boso played but didn’t count toward the team score.
The Tornadoes were led by Bradley McCoy with a 47 and Jacob Hoback with a 51. Ryan Shenkelberg fired a 52, while Tanner Roush rounded out the SHS total with a 55. Southern’s Tanner Thorla, Crew Warden and Ashley Acree also competed but did not contribute to the team total.
Co-medalist Logan Sheets led RVHS with a 45, followed by Zach Morris’ 53. Jordan Howell added a 61, while Brandon Cornell capped of the Raiders total with a 63. Cliff Chapman, Jordan Swisher and Grant Gilmore also competed but did not contribute to the team total.