Swanton golfers place third in NWOAL


Swank fourth overall

Staff Report



Swanton’s Garrett Swank with a putt during the NWOAL Golf Tournament on Friday at Auglaize Golf Course in Defiance. Swank finished fourth overall, carding a 79 for the Bulldogs.

Swanton’s Garrett Swank with a putt during the NWOAL Golf Tournament on Friday at Auglaize Golf Course in Defiance. Swank finished fourth overall, carding a 79 for the Bulldogs.


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Garrett Betz of Evergreen’s second shot at the fifth hole on Friday. He shot an 88 for the Vikings.


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Sam Betz of Swanton blasts one off the tee at the eighth hole. He tied for sixth after shooting an 81.


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DEFIANCE – The Swanton golf team had a good showing at the Northwest Ohio Athletic League Golf Tournament at Auglaize Golf Course in Defiance Friday, collectively shooting a 349 to finish third overall.

Bryan, behind medalist Case Hartman who shot a 69, won with a 318. Wauseon was runner-up with a 323.

Leading the Bulldogs was Garrett Swank who finished fourth with a 79. Sam Betz tied for sixth with Chase Stickley of Delta, each notching an 81.

Raymond Schad for the Bulldogs, who tied for 14th with Drew Dauber of Bryan and Garrett Betz of Evergreen, shot an 88. Brady Lemons was 27th with a 101 for Swanton.

After Stickley for Delta was Zack Mattin who tied for 17th with an 89, Cael Chiesa (T-20th) had a 95, and Jayce Helminiak (T-28th) 103.

Garrett Betz had the best score for Evergreen with an 88. Aaron Miller (19th) added a 90, Connor Bartschy (30th) 105 and Ethan Shively (T-33rd) 109.

NWOAL Golf Championships

Team Scores

1. Bryan 318 (Case Hartman 69, Nolan Kidston 80, Clayton Rupp 82, Drew Dauber 88, Nathan Hess 87, Colin Shirkey 96); 2. Wauseon 323; 3. Swanton 349; 4. Archbold 364; 5. Delta 368; 6. Evergreen 392; 7. Patrick Henry 408; 8. Liberty Center 449.

Individual Scores (top 10)

1. Case Hartman (Bryan) 69; 2. Dylan Grahn (Wauseon) 77, Andy Scherer (Wauseon) 77; 4. Garrett Swank (Swanton) 79; 5. Nolan Kidston (Bryan) 80; 6. Chase Stickley (Delta) 81, Sam Betz (Swanton) 81; 8. Clayton Rupp (Bryan) 82; 9. Luke Rosebrook (Archbold) 83; 10. Luke Wheeler (Wauseon) 84.

Swanton’s Garrett Swank with a putt during the NWOAL Golf Tournament on Friday at Auglaize Golf Course in Defiance. Swank finished fourth overall, carding a 79 for the Bulldogs.
https://www.swantonenterprise.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/23/2019/09/web1_Swank-putt-at-league-s.jpgSwanton’s Garrett Swank with a putt during the NWOAL Golf Tournament on Friday at Auglaize Golf Course in Defiance. Swank finished fourth overall, carding a 79 for the Bulldogs. Max Householder | Swanton Enterprise

Garrett Betz of Evergreen’s second shot at the fifth hole on Friday. He shot an 88 for the Vikings.
https://www.swantonenterprise.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/23/2019/09/web1_Betz-2nd-shot-at-5.jpgGarrett Betz of Evergreen’s second shot at the fifth hole on Friday. He shot an 88 for the Vikings. Max Householder | Swanton Enterprise

Sam Betz of Swanton blasts one off the tee at the eighth hole. He tied for sixth after shooting an 81.
https://www.swantonenterprise.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/23/2019/09/web1_Betz-off-tee-at-8.jpgSam Betz of Swanton blasts one off the tee at the eighth hole. He tied for sixth after shooting an 81. Max Householder | Swanton Enterprise
Swank fourth overall

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