MASON, W.Va. — Under sunny skies and pleasant temperatures, the Wahama varsity golf team opened their season on the well-conditioned Riverside Golf Course with a Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division match against Waterford and Southern. The format used was play-six, count the four lowest scores.
Unfortunately, Wahama’s play did not match neither the weather nor the conditions. For whatever reason, the three seniors and three sophomores, all experienced players, turned in perhaps the worst performances of their careers.
Waterford easily came out on top of the tri-match with a respectable score of 174. Southern, like Wahama, struggled a bit shooting a team total of 197. Wahama finished third with their score of 198.
Cameron Bosner from Waterford led his team with a score of 40, which earned him medalist honors on the day. Brent Ginther was a close second with a score of 41 for the winning team. Randee Seevers followed with a score of 45 . Alex Branham and Josh Stewart both turned in a score of 48.
Only one of those scores counted in the final team total. Isaac Trader also played for Waterford and his score was not included in the final count.
Jacob Hoback led the Southern team with a score of 46. Tanner Roush was only a stroke behind Jacob with a score of 47. Braden Spencer added a 50 while Bradley McCoy contributed the 4th score that counted, a 54. Crew Warden and Tanner Thorla also played for Southern.
Wahama’s best score of the day was a 46 from senior Michael Hendricks. Sophomore Nolan Pierce was the only other White Falcon to break 50 shooting a 48. Michael MacKnight carded a 51, while the fourth score was a 53 by Benjamin Foreman. The scores from Nathan Redman and Mason Hicks were not counted in the team total.
Wahama is now 0-2 for the conference as well as 0-2 for their overall record, Waterford moves to 2-0 in the TVC Hocking and Southern is now .500 at 1-1 overall.