GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — The Wahama White Falcon varsity golf team defeated their counterparts from River Valley High School Monday afternoon in a dual match at the Cliffside Golf Course.
It was a beautiful afternoon and early evening for golf. The temperature was not too warm and the golf course was in excellent condition. Regardless of the outcome, both teams enjoyed the play.
The White Falcon’s shot their best nine-hole score of the season after posting a 172 in the play-six, count-four format used for the contest. River Valley’s young team struggled at times, totaling 199 for the day.
For the second straight match, Wahama’s leading scorer was Samuel Gordon who turned in a fine 41 for the day. That score also gave Samuel his second medalist honor in the past week.
Benjamin Foreman, a junior, was runner-up to Samuel. Benjamin’s score of 43 was the best score he has carded in his three years with the White Falcons.
Dakota Sisk and Michael MacKnight both played well at times, but ended up shooting a pair of 44’s to complete the scoring that counted for the winning team.
Michael Hendricks and Nolan Pierce also played for Wahama, but their scores were not included in the final count.
River Valley’s best score for the day was a 45 shot by Dan Goodrich. Jacob Gilmore turned in a 48 to finish second for the host team.
Freshman Logan Sheets added a 50 while Zach Morris contributed a 56 to account for the final River Valley total score. Cliff Chapman and Jordan Howell also played for River Valley, but their scores were not counted in the final tally.