MORGANTOWN — 5 groups gathered on a scorching Wednesday afternoon at Mountainview Golf Course for a fast nine-hole match on the again 9. Three local-area colleges, College, Trinity Christian, and Clay Battelle, have been all readily available for the mid-week tune-up earlier than a busy week forward with the OVAC event beginning per week from as we speak.
The Hawks took the general prime spot on the day with a staff rating of 178, only one stroke decrease than second place at 179 for Laurel Highlands (Pa.).
UHS third seed Owen Estel took the highest rating general with a 41. He was joined within the prime 4 by teammates Daniel Grabo with a 43, Will Biddington at 44, and Adam Argabrite at 50.
The Mustangs tallied their 179 behind a 44 from Austin Koposko, and three 45’s scored by Colin Crawford, Hunter Bosley, and Jaden Ringer.
“It was a enjoyable match as we speak and we performed simply properly sufficient to earn a one-shot victory over my alma mater of Laurel Highlands,” UHS head coach Barry Kolar stated. “Owen Estel was regular as we speak along with his 41, and Daniel and Will every performed properly. We’re making an attempt to place ourselves to do in addition to potential going into the OVAC event subsequent week.”
The Warriors of Trinity Christian can even be current at subsequent week’s OVAC event and head coach Mark Spruill can be aiming to assist his gamers be at their finest going into subsequent week and the remainder of the season.
“These guys present as much as apply and work laborious on their swings, and midway by means of the season some gamers are nonetheless working some kinks out,” he stated. “Popping out and with the ability to get 9 holes in shortly like this, near residence, with some good competitors, helps rather a lot as nice apply whereas not placing an excessive amount of strain on our guys with journey or lacking college and such.”
Will McPherson was the low-scorer on the spherical for TCS with a 48, adopted by a 50 for Chayce Adams, 54 by Eddie Tudor, and a 60 from Josh Mercure for a staff rating of 212.
“The primary factor in the intervening time is engaged on the psychological recreation for us, you’ll be able to’t play good golf with out having a stage head and mindset,” Spruill stated. “Brief recreation is one other huge emphasis. 100-yards and in is our saying that we attempt to get our gamers to concentrate on in apply and in sprucing their recreation.”
Colby Barr from Clay Battelle was the lone participant for the Cee-Bees and shot a 55.
Lewis County took third general with a staff rating of 197.