Southern wins tri-match at Riverside

By Bryan Walters -

MASON, W.Va. — A solid day on the links.

The Southern golf team claimed a 9-stroke victory over the field on Tuesday night during a non-conference tri-match at Riverside Golf Course in Mason County.

The Tornadoes posted four of the top seven individual rounds en route to a winning team tally of 192. Host Point Pleasant was second with a 201, while Poca did not have enough competitors to compete as a team.

SHS senior Joey Weaver won medalist honors with an 8-over par round of 43. Teammate David Shaver was the overall runner-up with a 44.

Tanner Lisle and Landen Hill completed the winning tally with respective rounds of 52 and 53 for the Purple and Gold. Jacob Milliron and Grant Smith also fired rounds of 56 and 58 for Southern.

Brennan Sang paced the Black Knights with a 45, followed by Joseph Milhoan and Alex Hill with respective efforts of 47 and 54. Weston Higginbotham completed the PPHS tally with a 55, while Kaden McCutcheon also added a 64.

Jacob Blizzard led Poca with a 47 and Samuel Winter shot a 56. Dylan Jones also fired a 58 for the Dots.

By Bryan Walters

Bryan Walters can be reached at 740-446-2342, ext. 2101.

Bryan Walters can be reached at 740-446-2342, ext. 2101.