MASON, W.Va. — Mason County’s two high school golf teams squared off against one another on Tuesday afternoon at the Riverside Golf Course in Mason, WV. The match was played in abundant sunshine with a slight breeze blowing to help keep the golfers comfortable. The play six, count four format was close from start to finish, with the White Falcons total of 180 topping the Big Blacks by only two strokes.
Both teams were somewhat disappointed in their individual efforts. However, the are some days where the the golf ball seems to have a mind of its own. It does not bounce straight nor will it find its way to the bottom of the cup. In other words, both teams were not overly pleased with their results.
Samuel Gordon and Michael Hendricks shot matching 44s to lead the Wahama effort. Dakota Sisk added a 45 while Mason Hicks’ 47 was the fourth score counting for the winners. Caroline Thompson and Nolan Pierce also played for the White Falcons with their scores not included in the final total.
Point Pleasant’s Erik Allbright was the medalist for the day shooting a 42. Erik’s sister, Kelsey, posted a 44 with Denver Thomas contributing a 45. John Rhea’s 51 was the final score that added to the Big Blacks total. The scores from Adam Thomas and Rhett Lanier were not included in the final Point Pleasant total.