Wahama takes fourth at home match

MASON, W.Va. — Another strong performance and another step closer to the league title.

The Southern golf team claimed a 13-stroke victory over a five-team field on Wednesday night, in a Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division match on the front-nine at Riverside Golf Course, hosted by Wahama.

In the play six, count four format, the Tornadoes posted a total of 178 for a perfect 4-0 day. Waterford finished in second with a total of 191, four shots ahead of third place Eastern. Playing with only four golfers, the host White Falcons were in fourth with a 212. Rounding out the field and playing with five golfers, Trimble posted a 236.

Leading the way for the Purple and Gold was junior Jensen Anderson, who was match medalist with a five-over par round of 40. Next for the Tornadoes, with matching rounds of 45, were Jonah Hoback and Jarrett Hupp. Landen Hill rounded out the SHS total with a 48.

The non-counting scores for Southern were a 50 by Ryan Acree and a 55 by Joey Weaver.

The Wildcats were led by Bryce Hilverding with a 45 and Wes Jenkins with a 46. Matt Semon posted a 49 for Waterford, while Travis Pottmeyer rounded out the team total with a 51. Evan Seevers’ 53 and Grant Whiel’s 57 were non-counting scores for the Green and White.

Jasiah Brewer led the Eagles with a nine-over par 44, followed by Ryan Harbour with a 49. John Harris fired a 50 for Eastern’s third score, while Kaleb Honaker and Garrett Chalfant both recorded rounds of 52, with one counting toward the EHS total. Kylee Tolliver also competed for Eastern, posting a 54.

Wahama was led by senior Anthony Ortiz, who fired a nine-over par round of 44. Gage Smith was next for the hosts with a 50, followed by Dalton Kearns with a 56. Kyher Bush rounded out the White Falcon total with a 62.

The Tomcats’ best score of the day was a 54 by Nathan Riley. Zach Bragg marked a 56, Aeden Bailes came in with a 60, while Josh Hashman posted a 66. Caleb Bryant also competed for THS, recording a 70.

Wahama, Southern and Eastern are all scheduled to resume league play on Tuesday, at Cliffside Golf Course.

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Wahama senior Anthony Ortiz (left) hits onto the fifth green, in front of Eastern senior Ryan Harbour (right), on Wednesday at Riverside Golf Course.
https://www.mydailyregister.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2017/08/web1_8.25-WAH-Ortiz.jpgWahama senior Anthony Ortiz (left) hits onto the fifth green, in front of Eastern senior Ryan Harbour (right), on Wednesday at Riverside Golf Course. Alex Hawley|OVP Sports

By Alex Hawley


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