GLOUSTER, Ohio — The home course advantage is real.
The Miller and Trimble golf teams use Forest Hills Golf Course as their home courses, and both teams seemed to be right at home on Forest Hills Tuesday night.
The Falcons recorded a team total of 171 to claim victory in the play six, count four format, while the Tomcats came in second with a 183. Eastern placed third in the match with a 196, followed by Federal Hocking, which rounded out the field with a 264.
Miller was paced by match co-medalists Shaun Hayes and Chris Gamble, each of whom shot a 39. Scotty Doffy with a 46 and Colton Pergoen with a 47 rounded out the MHS totals. Falcons Austin Doughty (52) and Zack Tokie (64) also played but did not count toward the team total.
Trimble was led by Cole Shifflet, who fired a 41, and Jeff Andrews, who shot a 46. Nick Smith’s 47 and Jeff Browning’s 49 capped off the THS total. Tomcats Tyler Sayre (50) and Cacey Moore (60) also competed but did not contribute to the THS total.
David Warner was the low man for the Eagles, firing a 42. Jack Kuhn and Ty Bissell each shot rounds of 51 for Eastern, while Tyler Hensley rounded out the EHS total with a 52. Zach Connolly shot a 55 and Dustin Frost shot a 59 in non-counting efforts for Eastern.
Federal Hocking was paced by Zack Kitter with a 59, followed by Zack Cunningham with a 63, Luke Fredricks with a 69 and Scott Gillian with a 73.