The Washington Blue Lion boys golf team emerged from the second Frontier Athletic Conference match of the season with a one-stroke win over McClain Monday, Aug. 30 at The Greens.
Washington had a team score of 176 to 177 for the Tigers.
Hillsboro was third with a 195, followed by Chillicothe with a 203 team score, Miami Trace with a 206 and Jackson shooting a 220.
Washington was led by John Wall and Drew Ferguson, each with scores of 42. That was a career-best score for the senior, Ferguson, according to head coach Shannon Bartruff.
Garrett DeWees shot a 45, Will Miller, 47 and Garrett Wahl and Luke Crabtree each had scores of 48.
With the 5-0 win, Washington, defending its title from a year ago, currently stands first in the FAC at 9-1.
Hillsboro is second in the conference at 8-2, with McClain in third place at 7-3.
Chillicothe is fourth at 4-6, followed by Miami Trace at 1-9 and Jackson at 1-9.
For the Panthers, Gavin Cowden led with a 46.
Konner May shot a 52, Brady Armstrong had a 53, Kaden Noble shot a 55, Cole Little, 57 and Lucas Cornett, 64.
Wesley Potts of McClain was match medalist with a score of 40.
Also for McClain: David Edwards, 41; Seth Wise, 47; Isaac Carroll, 49; Robbie Wise, 50 and Andrew Potts, 55.
Scores for Hillsboro: Josh Crawford, 48; Bentley Watson, 48; Shaun Rodgers, 49; Brogen Priest, 50; Quintin Captain, 56 and Logan Zurface, 66.
Scores for Chillicothe: Kaiden Koch, 48; Aiden Fischer, 49; Vincent Haller, 53; Wesley Scott, 53; Jackson Bolen, 54; Mathew Branscom, 54.
Scores for Jackson: Ethan Rasp, 45; Peyton Hill, 55; Tyler Mullins, 59; Evan Williams, 61; Logan Dummitt, 62 and Liam Milliken, 84.
Miami Trace and Washington are scheduled to host Vinton County Wednesday at 4 p.m.