Dogs fourth at NWOAL golf tourney


Archbold wins first title

Staff Report



Swanton’s Devin Jones watches his drive down the fairway at the third hole during the NWOAL golf championships held at Auglaize Golf Course in Defiance on Friday. Jones shot a 78 for the Bulldogs who placed fourth at the tournament and tied for third with Bryan and Liberty Center in the league.


Photos by Max Householder | Swanton Enterprise

Sam Williams of Swanton chips onto the green at the eighth hole on Friday.


Photos by Max Householder | Swanton Enterprise

The Bulldogs’ Mark Lair chips a ball at the fifth hole.


Photos by Max Householder | Swanton Enterprise

DEFIANCE – The Northwest Ohio Athletic League golf title was as close as it was going to be, as Archbold, Wauseon and Bryan were all tied for first heading into Friday’s league golf championships at Auglaize Golf Course in Defiance.

Archbold, by shooting a team total of 321, won the tournament and the league title, the first in school history. With regular season results included they finish their NWOAL season with 15 points. The Streaks joined Wauseon, Bryan and Swanton as the only current league teams to win an NWOAL golf title.

The Blue Streaks’ Ian Radabaugh shot a 74 to earn medalist honors. Fellow Streaks, Elijah Miller and D.J. Schroeder, tied for eighth as each shot an 82.

Brandon Miller posted an 83, while Brenden Bostelman and Trevor Rupp each had an 84.

Wauseon was third in the tournament with a score of 336, but it was enough to finish runner-up in the final league standings with 13 points.

Brady Rupp paced the Indians as he tied for second in the individual standings by shooting a 75. Joel Studer of Liberty Center also had a 75.

Next for Wauseon was Anna Marshall with an 80, Tyler Clausen 87, C.J. Moser 94 and Chase Brock 95.

Swanton took fourth place honors with a score of 340, helping to tie them for third in the league with Bryan and Liberty Center. Each totaled out at 11 league points.

For the Bulldogs, Devin Jones tied for fourth in the tournament after posting a 78. Sam Williams added an 83, Carter Swank 88, Austin Luce 91 and Mark Lair 92.

Delta ended up sixth in the NWOAL after placing sixth in the tournament. The Panthers shot a 368 and finished with nine league points.

Michael Thomas led them with an 88, Drew Mattin 89, Jay Vann 91, Chase Sandusky 100, Tim Sonick 103 and Brady Wymer 105.

Patrick Henry (370) placed behind the Panthers and ahead of Montpelier (396) and Evergreen (398).

Evergreen finished ninth in the tournament and tied for last in the league with Montpelier. Travis Mersing led the Vikings with a 98.

NWOAL Golf Tournament

Team Scores

1. Archbold 321; 2. Liberty Center 328; 3. Wauseon 336; 4. Swanton 340; 5. Bryan 347; 6. Delta 368; 7. Patrick Henry 370; 8. Montpelier 396; 9. Evergreen 398.

Swanton’s Devin Jones watches his drive down the fairway at the third hole during the NWOAL golf championships held at Auglaize Golf Course in Defiance on Friday. Jones shot a 78 for the Bulldogs who placed fourth at the tournament and tied for third with Bryan and Liberty Center in the league.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/23/2015/09/web1_Jones-posing.jpgSwanton’s Devin Jones watches his drive down the fairway at the third hole during the NWOAL golf championships held at Auglaize Golf Course in Defiance on Friday. Jones shot a 78 for the Bulldogs who placed fourth at the tournament and tied for third with Bryan and Liberty Center in the league. Photos by Max Householder | Swanton Enterprise

Sam Williams of Swanton chips onto the green at the eighth hole on Friday.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/23/2015/09/web1_Williams-chip.jpgSam Williams of Swanton chips onto the green at the eighth hole on Friday. Photos by Max Householder | Swanton Enterprise

The Bulldogs’ Mark Lair chips a ball at the fifth hole.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/23/2015/09/web1_Lair-on-5.jpgThe Bulldogs’ Mark Lair chips a ball at the fifth hole. Photos by Max Householder | Swanton Enterprise
Archbold wins first title

Staff Report