Garrett Swank advances out of Division II golf sectional


Dogs sixth as a team

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Garrett Swank of Swanton with a putt Thursday during the Division II Boys Sectional Golf Tournament at Detwiler Park in Toledo. He qualified individually as he shot an 83 to tie for 10th place.

Garrett Swank of Swanton with a putt Thursday during the Division II Boys Sectional Golf Tournament at Detwiler Park in Toledo. He qualified individually as he shot an 83 to tie for 10th place.


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Carter Swank putts for Swanton Thursday at sectional golf. He shot an 87 for the tournament.


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Austin Luce of Swanton watches his tee shot during Thursday’s sectional tournament. Luce had an 88 for the Bulldogs.


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Sam Betz of Swanton, right, with a putt Thursday. He finished with a 90.


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TOLEDO – Swanton did not come away empty handed Thursday at the Division II Boys Golf Sectional at Detwiler Park Golf Course in Toledo. That is because freshman Garrett Swank qualified individually for the district after tying for 10th with an 83.

Archbold won the tournament – shooting a 324, Eastwood was second with a 338 team score, Genoa third at 339, Wauseon fourth at 346, Napoleon fifth at 347, and the Bulldogs were sixth with a 348. The top three teams qualify for the district tournament.

Carter Swank (T-17th) added an 87 for Swanton, Austin Luce (T-19th) an 88, Sam Betz (T-23rd) 90 and Randy Slink (T-28th) 91.

Other qualifying individuals were Charlie Cronin of Toledo Central Catholic (T-4th) who shot an 80, and Hayden Rider of Lake (T-8th) at 82.

On Wednesday, Swanton hosted Maumee where they bested the Panthers 191-213. Luce led the way with a 44, Slink added a 46, Zach Schaller 48 and Brady Lemons 53.

The Division II district tournament is set for this Thursday at Red Hawk Run Golf Course in Findlay.

D-II Detwiler Sectional

Team Scores (top 3 advance)

1. Archbold* 324 (Kade Kern 87, A.J. Mahnke 76, Kreighton Sims 80, Mitch Grosjean 81, Josh Nofzinger 90); 2. Eastwood* 338; 3. Genoa* 339; 4. Wauseon 346; 5. Napoleon 347; 6. Swanton 348; 7. Oak Harbor 365; 8. Lake 366; 9. Rossford 379; 10. Otsego 392; 11. Toledo C.C. 394; 12. Liberty Center 413.

Individual Scores (top 10)

1. A.J. Mahnke (Archbold) 76, Noah Hahn (Eastwood) 76; 3. Dylan Grahn* (Wauseon) 78; 4. Charlie Cronin* (Toledo C.C.) 80, Ethan Smith (Genoa) 80, Kreighton Sims (Archbold) 80; 7. Mitch Grosjean (Archbold) 81; 8. Hayden Rider* (Lake) 82, Tommy Giles (Genoa) 82; 10. Garrett Swank* (Swanton) 83, Robbie Bettinger (Eastwood) 83.

Garrett Swank of Swanton with a putt Thursday during the Division II Boys Sectional Golf Tournament at Detwiler Park in Toledo. He qualified individually as he shot an 83 to tie for 10th place.
https://www.swantonenterprise.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/23/2018/10/web1_Garrett-at-districts.jpgGarrett Swank of Swanton with a putt Thursday during the Division II Boys Sectional Golf Tournament at Detwiler Park in Toledo. He qualified individually as he shot an 83 to tie for 10th place. Max Householder | Swanton Enterprise

Carter Swank putts for Swanton Thursday at sectional golf. He shot an 87 for the tournament.
https://www.swantonenterprise.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/23/2018/10/web1_Carter-putting.jpgCarter Swank putts for Swanton Thursday at sectional golf. He shot an 87 for the tournament. Max Householder | Swanton Enterprise

Austin Luce of Swanton watches his tee shot during Thursday’s sectional tournament. Luce had an 88 for the Bulldogs.
https://www.swantonenterprise.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/23/2018/10/web1_Luce-watches-tee-shot.jpgAustin Luce of Swanton watches his tee shot during Thursday’s sectional tournament. Luce had an 88 for the Bulldogs. Max Householder | Swanton Enterprise

Sam Betz of Swanton, right, with a putt Thursday. He finished with a 90.
https://www.swantonenterprise.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/23/2018/10/web1_Betz-at-districts.jpgSam Betz of Swanton, right, with a putt Thursday. He finished with a 90. Max Householder | Swanton Enterprise
Dogs sixth as a team

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