MASON, W.Va. — Score one for the home team.
The Wahama golf team claimed a 10-shot victory over visiting Miller on Monday during a Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division contest at Riverside Golf Course in Mason County.
The White Falcons posted three of the five sub-60 scores in the nine-hole event, which allowed the hosts to post a winning tally of 219.
Miller’s Hunter Dutiel came away with medalist honors after firing an 8-over par round of 43, but the Falcons ultimately finished the day with a team score of 229.
Anthony Ortiz led Wahama with a 46, followed by Carl Sayre with a 54 and Gage Smith with a 56. Ethan Herdman rounded out the winning tally with a 63, while Kaleigh Stewart and Jace Heckeman also added respective efforts of 65 and 67 for WHS.
Brandon Needham followed Dutiel with a 56 for MHS, while Drew Starlin and Brody Dutiel completed the Miller score with respective efforts of 65 apiece. Adam Williams and Trey Hettich also shot 66 and 67, respectively, for the guests.
Walker Stanhope, Lexi Roush, Tory Robinson and Megan Roush also competed in exhibitions for Wahama.
The White Falcons return to action Thursday when they travel to Lakeside Golf Course in Beverly for a match with Waterford.
Bryan Walters can be reached at 740-446-2342, ext. 2101.