POMEROY, Ohio — What a way to start.
The Eastern golf team is still perfect within the Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division after defeating Miller and Trimble on Monday evening, at the Meigs County Golf Course.
The Eagles posted a team total of 169 on their home course, while the Falcons fired a 209 and Trimble came in with a 227 in the play six, count four format.
EHS senior John Little was match medalist, recording a four-over par 38, one stroke better than his junior teammate Kaleb Honaker. A pair of sophomores rounded out the Eagle total as Ryan Harbour fired a 44 and John Harris came in with a 48.
Also playing for Eastern, but not contributing to the team total were Primo Averion and Garrett Rees, who shot 49 and 51 respectively.
The Eagles, also defeated South Gallia by a 193-to-251 count, on Friday at Cliffside. Little led the Green, White and Gold with a 41, followed by Harbour with a 43, Honaker with a 52 and Harris with a 57. Rees and Averion scored 61 and 67 respectively, but did not count toward the team total.
Waterford also also defeated SGHS on Friday by a 178-251 final.
EHS returns to the course on Wednesday, when the Eagles visit reigning TVC Hocking champion Waterford.
CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — The Gallia Academy golf team earned the team title at Monday’s Zane Trace Invitational, firing a team total of 334 in the play, five, count four format.
GAHS junior Taae Hamid led the Blue Devils with an 81, followed by Kaden Thomas and Jeremy Brumfield, who both scored 84. Miles Cornwell rounded out the team total with an 85, while Josh Davis posted an 87 as the Blue Devils’ potential tie-breaking score.
Gallia Academy will golf again on Thursday, when the Blue Devils meet with River Valley and South Gallia at Cliffside.
Alex Hawley can be reached at 740-446-2342, ext. 2100.