GLOUSTER, Ohio — The high school varsity golf teams from Wahama, Miller, Trimble and Waterford played a quad match Monday afternoon at the Forest Hills Golf Course. The play six, count four match was played in excellent weather conditions although the golf course was less than desirable in certain area. However, the conditions were the same for all players.
The young men from Miller pulled a bit of an upset besting all three of the other teams with a score of 163. The White Falcons from Wahama finished 2nd with a total of 167, four strokes behind the winners. Waterford claimed the third position with a score of 170 and Trimble finished fourth with a total of 184.
Wahama’s Michael MacKnight brought home the medalist honors for the match firing a very good one over par 35. Miller’s Shaun Hayes gave Michael just about all he could handle shooting a 36 for the day. In fact, these two golfers were within a shot or two the entire nine holes.
Miller had excellent support from Chis Gamble with a 39. Then, Colton Pargoen and Austin Doughty added identical 44s to account for the team total. Scotty Duffy’s 45 and the 63 from Zack Tokie were not part of the final tally.
Nathan Redman supported Michael’s medalist score with a 41 which would have been mush better except for two bad holes. Mason Hicks added a 45 while Michael Hendricks shot 46 to give Wahama it final team score. The 50 carded by Nolan Pierce and Benjamin Foreman’s 56 were not included in the Wahama final total.
Trimble had 4 players under 50 to account for their team total. Brayton Hazen led his team with a 44. Nick Smith added a 45 with Jeff Andrews carding a 46. Tyler Sayre’s 45 was the final score included in the team score. Cole Shiffley and Jeff Browning each shot a 52 with neither score being part of the final tally.
Waterford, playing without several of its starters, ended up with five of the six players bettering the 50 mark. Brent Ginther shot the teams best score with a 49. Randee Seevers was only a shot behind with a 41.
Josh Stewart was next with a 43 with Jordan Welsh adding a 46 to give the team its final total. The 49 shot by Alex Branham’s 49 and the 53 turned in by Bobby Thomas were not part of the team total.
Wahama’s TVC Hocking record is now 3-3 while the overall record is 22-11.