GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — The Southern golf team had some good road fortunes Friday after picking up a pair of wins over Federal Hocking and host South Gallia in a Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division match at Cliffside Golf Course in Gallia County.
The Tornadoes fired a winning team tally of 215, which was 17 strokes better than the competition. The Rebels placed second overall with a 232, while the Lancers did not have enough players to record a team score. In fact, FHHS had only one player at the event, and that player did not post a final score.
Jensen Anderson paced SHS with a medalist effort of 49, followed by Jonah Hoback with 50 and Ryan Acree with 54. Eli Hunter rounded out the winning total with a 60, while Ashley Acree and Trey Wood also added respective rounds of 67 and 68 for the Purple and Gold.
Cuyler Mills paced SGHS with a 50, followed by Curtis Haner with a 51 and Tristen Davis with a 62. Joshua Henry completed the Rebels’ tally with a 69, while Caleb Henry also shot a 70 for the hosts.
Raiders 3rd at Jackson quad
JACKSON, Ohio — The River Valley golf team finished third out of four teams Friday during a non-league quad match held at Franklin Valley Golf Club in Jackson County.
The Raiders posted a team score of 218, which was 37 strokes better than last place Wellston — which fired a 255. Jackson ‘A’ won the quad with a 192, while Jackson ‘B’ was the runner-up with a 197.
RVHS senior Logan Sheets earned medalist honors with a 1-over par round of 38 on the back nine. Grant Gilmore was next for the Silver and Black with a 55, while Cliff Chapman and Chance Gillman respectively rounded out the scoring with efforts of 58 and 67.
Jared Lemaster paced Jackson ‘A’ with a 43, followed by John Bachtel with a 45 and Ricky Fraley with a 45. Ethan Mercer rounded out the winning tally with a 58.
Dakota Simpson led Jackson ‘B’ with a 41 to earn runner-up honors individually, followed by Evan Coyan with a 46 and Derek Murray with a 52. Alden Massie wrapped up the scoring with a 58.
Josh Lung paced the Golden Rockets with a 60, followed by Blake Royster with a 64 and Seth Coulter with a 65. Ken Lemaster closed things out for WHS with a 66.
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