McClain wins FAC boys golf match No. 5


By Chris Hoppes | Record-Herald



Miami Trace’s Emerson Shannon warming up prior to the match at Jackson Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021.

Miami Trace’s Emerson Shannon warming up prior to the match at Jackson Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021.


Washington’s Luke Crabtree takes a practice swing prior to teeing off during a Frontier Athletic Conference match at Jackson Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021.


Photos by Christy Wall

JACKSON — The race for the Frontier Athletic Conference boys golf title got a little closer Thursday, Sept. 16 when the six FAC teams met at Jackson.

The defending champion Washington Blue Lions placed third at the meet with a 181 team score.

McClain won with a 175 and Hillsboro was second with a 177 team score.

Chillicothe shot a 181, but the fifth score tiebreaker went to Washington.

Miami Trace was fifth with a 199 and Jackson was sixth with a 200.

Zach Ison of Hillsboro and Wesley Potts of McClain were co-medalists, each with a 39 (with par being 34).

John Wall led the Blue Lions with a 43.

Garrett Wahl shot a 44, Garrett DeWees had a 46, Luke Crabtree, 48; Will Miller, 50 and Drew Ferguson, 51.

For Miami Trace, Gavin Cowden led with a 40.

Kaden Noble shot a 47, Brady Armstrong had a score of 52, Lucas Cornett shot a 60, Christian Porter, 63 and Emerson Shannon, 64.

Other scores for McClain: David Edwards, 42; Robbie Wise, 46; Isaac Carroll, 48; Leland Ewry, 71.

Other scores for Hillsboro: Josh Crawford, 44; Bentley Watson, 46; Bryce Parsons, 48; Brogen Priest, 50; Shaun Rodgers, 51.

Scores for Chillicothe: Kaiden Koch, 42; Aidan Fisher, 46; Wesley Scott, 46; Mathew Branscom, 47; Kalab Elliott, 55.

Scores for Jackson: Ethan Rasp, 42; Logan Dummit, 48; Evan Williams, 54; Ethan Rice, 56; Tyler Mullins, 59; Liam Millikan, 88.

Washington sits atop the FAC standings at 22-3.

McClain is second at 20-5, followed by Hillsboro at 16-9.

Chillicothe is 12-13 and Miami Trace and Jackson are tied, each at 2-23.

The FAC tournament is scheduled for Tuesday at Buckeye Hills Country Club, beginning at 9 a.m.

Miami Trace’s Emerson Shannon warming up prior to the match at Jackson Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021.
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2021/09/web1_MT-golf-Emerson-Shannon-at-Jackson.jpgMiami Trace’s Emerson Shannon warming up prior to the match at Jackson Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021.

Washington’s Luke Crabtree takes a practice swing prior to teeing off during a Frontier Athletic Conference match at Jackson Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021.
https://www.recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/27/2021/09/web1_Luke-Crabtree-at-Jackson-9-16-2021.jpgWashington’s Luke Crabtree takes a practice swing prior to teeing off during a Frontier Athletic Conference match at Jackson Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021. Photos by Christy Wall

By Chris Hoppes | Record-Herald