September 15, 2014

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Golf: Highland on big roll

HUDSON — The Highland boys golf team is already on a roll.

Senior Ryan Scherler took medalist honors with a 6-over-par 77 Tuesday as the Hornets won the 12-team Nordonia Classic with a 320 at Ellsworth Meadows Golf Club.

Mason Weiss

Highland took gold at the Trinity Classic on Friday and was runner-up by one stroke Monday at the Brunswick Tee-Off Classic.

Senior Mason Weiss came through with a 78 that was eight strokes lower than his previous career low, while Andrew Klafczynski (career-low 80) and Chad Dubiel (85) capped the scoring.

Wadsworth also played well and finished third with a 328. Connor Sherrill was low man with an 80 and Aden Campbell (81), Josh Groves (83), Justin Vaughan (84) and Austin Stull (86) recorded personal bests.

In other events:

Cloverleaf 168, Loudonville 202

MONROE TWP. — It took the Colts (2-1) just two matches to reach last season’s win total as they crushed the Redbirds (0-1) in this non-league match at Apple Valley Golf Course. Newcomer Andrew Young led the charge with a career-low 4-over 40. Greg Briggs continued his good start with a 41, while Tim Harrell (42), Ryan O’Callaghan (45) and Jack Gerber (45) also contributed.

St. Ignatius Invitational

AVON — Brunswick couldn’t keep its momentum a day after winning the Brunswick Tee-Off Classic and finished ninth at this tough 18-team event featuring private school powers St. Edward, St. Xavier, Toledo St. John’s and Walsh Jesuit. The Blue Devils recorded 331 at par-72 Red Tail Golf Club behind an 80 from Justin Roth and an 82 from Jared Toom.

Grey Hawk Invitational

LAGRANGE — All-PAC pick Colin Miller’s 9-over 81 at Grey Hawk Golf Course helped Buckeye (359) finish seventh at this 14-team event. Brian Prest (89) was the only other player to break 90. Paced by sophomore Tanner Hawley’s 95, Black River (416) finished 14th.

Girls

Magnificat Invitational

AVON LAKE — Highland’s Karly Alexander picked a good time for a career low. The senior’s 75 at Sweetbriar Golf Club’s Legacy Course propelled the Hornets (326) to victory by 17 strokes over Kent Roosevelt at this 23-team event. Alexander was second to Ravenna’s Reva Morris (74), but edged Avon Lake’s Niki Schroeder, an Ohio State recruit and defending Division I runner-up medalist, by two strokes. Chloe McKinzie (82), Madison Butler (84) and Rachel Horvath (85) rounded out the scoring.