Gorrell’s 73 leads Chieftains to title

Hopewell-Loudon nearly swept the honors Thursday, edging Bellevue by a stroke and having a player finish second overall at the Seneca East Invitational at Clinton Heights.

Bryce Gorrell tied Buckeye Central’s Adam McGinnis for the low round with a 73, with McGinnis gaining the medalist honor on criteria.

However, Gorrell’s effort paved the way for the Chieftains to clip Bellevue 332-333 for the championship.

Aric Creeger chipped in an 80, Jarid Gelinas fired an 81 and Garret Sendelbach shot a 98. Cody Kirian (109) also played for the champions.

McGinnis guided the Bucks to third after the team ended with a 338. Tanner Zaebst added an 80.

Lakota took fifth (347) on the strength of Makayla Dull’s 79 and Kevin Woodruff’s 80.

Old Fort came in seventh (354), Columbian edged Seneca East 368-369 for ninth, Mohawk held off Fostoria 393-395 for 12th, Carey took 13th (402) and New Riegel ended 14th (432).

Adam Alexander’s 83 and Brad Heilman’s 85 topped Old Fort.

Columbian got an 82 from T.J. Wickham and an 87 from Jack Burkes.

Johnny Diehm fired a 77 for Seneca East and Austin Holmer had a 93.

Mohawk’s Braden Dunlap had a 94 and Chet Margraf tallied a 92.

Trey Yates led Fostoria with an 88 and Kaleb Bemis added a 98.

Carey got a 95 from Russell Phillips and a 97 from Grant Wentling.

New Riegel’s Lance Smith shot a 97 and Aaron Reinhart had a 106.

Calvert did not field a full team. Matt Huffmon shot a 94.

SW tops Danbury

OAK HARBOR – Gabe Walters fired a 44, leading St. Wendelin to a 189-233 victory over Danbury at Oak Harbor Golf Club.

Walters was the medalist, a stroke ahead of Danbury’s best golfer, Chase Botson.

The Mohawks (2-1) were got a 46 from Peter Campbell, and a 48 from Joey DeHaven.