Staff Report Special to OVP
August 30, 2013
GALLIPOLIS, Ohio — A very warm Thursday evening found the varsity golf teams from Wahama, River Valley and Point Pleasant playing a non-conference tri-match at Cliffside Golf Course. The weather may have contributed to one player withdrawing from the match and another finished the 9-hole, play six, count four format.
The White Falcons lost Michael MacKnight after 4 holes and Kelsey Allbright from Point Pleasant did not feel well from the start but was able to complete her round. Wahama also played without the services of senior veteran Michael Hendricks absent because of a prior commitment.
However, when all the scoring was tallied, the White Falcons managed to post a winning total of 190. River Valley finished in the second spot with a total of 200, while the Big Blacks came in third with a score of 205.
The best score for the winning team was posted by Mason Hicks with a 44. Nathan Redman carded a 46 and Nolan Pierce shot a 47. The 4th score that counted for Wahama was a 53 by Benjamin Foreman. Kyle Sines also played for the White Falcons with his score not being part of the final total.
Logan Sheets from River Valley shot a fine score of 40 which could have been better if a couple of putts had fallen. Logan did earn medalist honors for the day.
Jordan Howell and Zach Morris both shot 49 for the runner up team. Brandon Cornell score of 62 gave River Valley its final total. Cliff Chapman and Jordan Swisher also player with their scores not included in the final count.
The Point Pleasant team was led by Denver Thomas with a 45. Kelsey Allbright posted a 51. The other two scores counting for the Big Blacks was a 54 from Jon Rhea and a 55 from Matthew Martin. Non counting scores were shot by Rhett Lanier and Travis Wamsley.