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Blackbird Golf Falls To Stryker, Finishes Fourth At Bbc Tournament




Tom McWatters shot a low score for the Birds in the BBC Tournament last week.– photo by Mario Gomez

Tom McWatters shot a low score for the Birds in the BBC Tournament last week.– photo by Mario Gomez

The Pettisville golf team was defeated by Stryker 159- 181, Friday, Sept. 22, on the “sun-drenched front nine” of the golf course at Stryker, said Ed Bracken, PHS golf coach

Max Leppelmeier was low man for the Birds, shooting a 40.

Tom McWatters shot a 47, while Austin Horning and Caleb Nafziger each shot a 52

Stryker’s Abe Montague, Spencer Clingaman, and Colin Anders shared match medalist honors, with each shooting a 39.

BBC Tournament

The Buckeye Border Conference tournament was held at Wauseon, Thursday, Sept. 21.

Stryker won its fourth straight tournament championship with a team score of 347.

Fayette was second with 360, and North Central was third with 377.

Pettisville finished fourth with 382, an improvement of 57 strokes over last year’s team score.

McWatters shot a low score of 88 for the Birds, earning him Second Team All-BBC honors.

Leppelmeier was also named Second Team All- BBC, shooting a 90.

A. Horning shot a 101, and Josh Horning finished with a 103.

Graeme Jacoby had a 104 and Nafziger shot a 110.

Stryker’s Clingman and Hilltop’s Skyler Butterfield both shot tournament-low scores of 79.

Sectionals

The Division III boys sectional tournament is scheduled for tomorrow, Thursday, at Eagle Rock Golf Course, Defiance.

The top three teams and three individual low scorers not on qualifying teams advance to the district tournament at Stone Ridge Golf Course, Bowling Green, Thursday, Oct. 5.


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