By Chris Hoppes - choppes@aimmediamidwest.com



Washington’s Drew Ferguson tees off at The Greens during a Frontier Athletic Conference match Monday, Aug. 30, 2021.

Washington’s Drew Ferguson tees off at The Greens during a Frontier Athletic Conference match Monday, Aug. 30, 2021.


Miami Trace’s Lucas Cornett watches his putt heading toward the cup during a Frontier Athletic Conference match at The Greens Monday, Aug. 30, 2021.


Photos by Christy Wall

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.

Washington’s Drew Ferguson tees off at The Greens during a Frontier Athletic Conference match Monday, Aug. 30, 2021.
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2021/08/web1_Drew-Ferguson-Blue-Lion-golf-8-30-2021.jpgWashington’s Drew Ferguson tees off at The Greens during a Frontier Athletic Conference match Monday, Aug. 30, 2021.

Miami Trace’s Lucas Cornett watches his putt heading toward the cup during a Frontier Athletic Conference match at The Greens Monday, Aug. 30, 2021.
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2021/08/web1_Lucas-Cornett-MT-golf-8-30-2021.jpgMiami Trace’s Lucas Cornett watches his putt heading toward the cup during a Frontier Athletic Conference match at The Greens Monday, Aug. 30, 2021. Photos by Christy Wall

By Chris Hoppes

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