Evergreen takes fifth, Swanton seventh at league golf tournament


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Carter Swank of Swanton watches his tee shot at the third hole Friday during the NWOAL Golf Championships at Auglaize Golf Course in Defiance. He shot an 84 for the Bulldogs and finished in a tie for 13th with Jay Vann of Delta.

Carter Swank of Swanton watches his tee shot at the third hole Friday during the NWOAL Golf Championships at Auglaize Golf Course in Defiance. He shot an 84 for the Bulldogs and finished in a tie for 13th with Jay Vann of Delta.


Max Householder | Swanton Enterprise

Randy Slink of Swanton hits his second shot at the fifth hole.


Max Householder | Swanton Enterprise

DEFIANCE – Down one of their best golfers in Austin Luce who was injured, Swanton placed seventh at the Northwest Ohio Athletic League golf tournament Friday at Auglaize Golf Course in Defiance.

Archbold won the tournament with a 306 team total, finishing ahead of Bryan in the league standings for their third straight title. After Bryan who posted a 311 total were Wauseon who took third at 338, Patrick Henry 347, Evergreen 363, Liberty Center 374, Swanton 378 and Delta 379.

When combined with the regular season, Swanton finished sixth in the league standings and Evergreen fifth.

The tournament’s medalist was C.J. Moser of Wauseon who posted a 74.

The Bulldogs’ best finish came from Carter Swank, tying for 13th with Jay Vann of Delta with an 84. Also for Swanton, Randy Slink tied for 17th after shooting an 86, Brady Lemons finished 33rd (97), Andrew LaPoint 42nd (111) and Raymond Schad 43rd (112).

Travis Mersing shot an 83 to finish 12th for Evergreen. Next for the Vikings were Zach Lumbrezer at 28th (92), Kaleb Lumbrezer 29th (93), and Aaron Miller 32nd (95).

NWOAL Golf Championships

Team scores

1. Archbold 306 (Brandon Miller 75, Trevor Rupp 77, Kade Kern 78, Mitch Grosjean 76, Kreighton Sims 88, A.J. Mahnke 82); 2. Bryan 311; 3. Wauseon 338; 4. Patrick Henry 347; 5. Evergreen 363; 6. Liberty Center 374; 7. Swanton 378; 8. Delta 379.

Individual results (top 10)

1. C.J. Moser (Wauseon) 74; 2. Brandon Miller (Archbold) 75; 3. Case Hartman (Bryan) 76, Peyton Lamberson (Bryan) 76, Mitch Grosjean (Archbold) 76; 6. Trevor Rupp (Archbold) 77, Connor Shirkey (Bryan) 77; 8. Kade Kern (Archbold) 78; 9. Kaiden McGraw (Patrick Henry) 80; 10. Andrew Heller (Bryan) 82, A.J. Mahnke (Archbold) 82.

Carter Swank of Swanton watches his tee shot at the third hole Friday during the NWOAL Golf Championships at Auglaize Golf Course in Defiance. He shot an 84 for the Bulldogs and finished in a tie for 13th with Jay Vann of Delta.
https://www.swantonenterprise.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/23/2017/09/web1_Swank-watches-shot.jpgCarter Swank of Swanton watches his tee shot at the third hole Friday during the NWOAL Golf Championships at Auglaize Golf Course in Defiance. He shot an 84 for the Bulldogs and finished in a tie for 13th with Jay Vann of Delta. Max Householder | Swanton Enterprise

Randy Slink of Swanton hits his second shot at the fifth hole.
https://www.swantonenterprise.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/23/2017/09/web1_Slink-second-shot-2.jpgRandy Slink of Swanton hits his second shot at the fifth hole. Max Householder | Swanton Enterprise

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