Panthers place 2nd in 1st season of FAC golf


Blue Lions 4th in FAC final standings

By Chris Hoppes - choppes@aimmediamidwest.com



Washington’s Ty Rose putts during the Frontier Athletic Conference tournament at Chillicothe Country Club Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017.


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Miami Trace’s Hayden Walters chips out of the fringe and onto the green during the Frontier Athletic Conference tournament at Chillicothe Country Club Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017.


Chris Hoppes | Record-Herald photos

Cameron Carter putts for Miami Trace as Washington’s Brock Morris looks on during the Frontier Athletic Conference tournament Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 at Chillicothe Country Club.


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Washington’s Brock Morris hits out of a sand trap during the Frontier Athletic Conference tournament held at Chillicothe Country Club Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017.


Chris Hoppes | Record-Herald photos

CHILLICOTHE — On a near picture-perfect Saturday, Sept. 16, the Frontier Athletic Conference held its first boys golf tournament at the Chillicothe Country Club.

Jackson won the tournament to post a record of 10-0. That, coupled with an 8-2 league mark during the regular season, vaulted the Ironmen past Miami Trace and into first place for the overall FAC championship.

Jackson shot a team total of 368 at the conference meet.

Miami Trace was second with a 387. The Panthers finish in second place in the FAC with a final record of 17-3.

McClain was third at the tournament with a 400. McClain takes third overall in the conference with a record of 13-7.

Chillicothe was fourth at the tournament with a 418. The Cavaliers were 0-10 during the conference matches during the regular season, so the Cavs bump up from sixth to finish fifth overall at 4-16.

The Blue Lions shot a team total of 427 to place fifth in the tournament. Washington places fourth overall in the conference at 6-14.

Hillsboro was sixth at the conference tournament with a 430. The Indians finished 2-18 overall, for sixth place.

McClain’s Trevor Newkirk shot an 84 Saturday. He finished the season as the top point-recipient to earn First Team, All-FAC honors. He is the FAC Golfer of the Year.

Kole Weaver and Ethan Mercer of Jackson finished second and third, respectively, in the FAC for First Team, All-FAC recognition.

Hillsboro’s Will Kiefer, Miami Trace’s Tyler Eggleton, McClain’s Kobe Penwell and Chillicothe’s Daniel Haller round out the First Team, All-FAC golfers for 2017.

At the conference meet, for Miami Trace, Hayden Walters shot a 97. Eggleton had a score of 98.

Cameron Carter shot a 92; Heath Cockerill shot a 100; Trenton Crawford, 105 and Drew Batson shot a 115.

For the Blue Lions, Brock Morris shot a 99; Tyler Rood had a score of 100; Gabe Arazo shot a 108.

Brice Cartwright had a 118 and Ty Rose had a 120.

Scores for McClain: Trevor Newkirk, 84; Kobe Penwell, 95; Trenton Newkirk, 98; Zane Mustard, 123; Caleb Pointer, 133.

Scores for Hillsboro: Will Kiefer, 84; Gavin Puckett, 103; Gabe Mycroft, 116; Hayden Miller, 117; Bryce Bledsoe, 120; Ryan Harless, 125.

Scores for Chillicothe: Daniel Haller, 101; J.T. Kobel, 101; Luke Smith, 111; Eli Taylor, 105; Cuay McGuire, 115; Katie Jones, 179.

Scores for Jackson: Kole Weaver, 90; Ethan Mercer, 82; Aidan Massie, 97; Trase Speakman, 99; Cooper Donaldson, 108; Matt Moore, 107.

Washington’s Ty Rose putts during the Frontier Athletic Conference tournament at Chillicothe Country Club Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017.
http://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2017/09/web1_Ty-Rose-at-FAC-golf-tournament-9-16-2017.jpgWashington’s Ty Rose putts during the Frontier Athletic Conference tournament at Chillicothe Country Club Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017. Chris Hoppes | Record-Herald photos

Miami Trace’s Hayden Walters chips out of the fringe and onto the green during the Frontier Athletic Conference tournament at Chillicothe Country Club Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017.
http://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2017/09/web1_Hayden-Walters-chips-up-onto-the-green-at-FAC-9-16-2017.jpgMiami Trace’s Hayden Walters chips out of the fringe and onto the green during the Frontier Athletic Conference tournament at Chillicothe Country Club Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017. Chris Hoppes | Record-Herald photos

Cameron Carter putts for Miami Trace as Washington’s Brock Morris looks on during the Frontier Athletic Conference tournament Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 at Chillicothe Country Club.
http://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2017/09/web1_Cameron-Carter-MT-golf-at-FAC-9-16-2017.jpgCameron Carter putts for Miami Trace as Washington’s Brock Morris looks on during the Frontier Athletic Conference tournament Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017 at Chillicothe Country Club. Chris Hoppes | Record-Herald photos

Washington’s Brock Morris hits out of a sand trap during the Frontier Athletic Conference tournament held at Chillicothe Country Club Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017.
http://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2017/09/web1_Brock-Morris-at-FAC-golf-9-16-2017.jpgWashington’s Brock Morris hits out of a sand trap during the Frontier Athletic Conference tournament held at Chillicothe Country Club Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017. Chris Hoppes | Record-Herald photos
Blue Lions 4th in FAC final standings

By Chris Hoppes

choppes@aimmediamidwest.com

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