Prep Golf Roundup: Norwalk Berry, Berry good
Tuesday at Seneca Hills, Norwalk’s Mason Berry shot a 37, followed closely behind by Max Berry’s 38. Throw in a 39 from Jacob Gilson and it added up to a 155-180 Trucker victory over Columbian.
Norwalk improved to 4-0.
All four of Columbian’s scorers broke 50. TC (0-4) got twin 42s from Jack Burkes and T.J. Wickham. Wesely Henkel added a 47 and Katie Bogner carded a 49.
Bucks win battle of unbeatens
GALION – Two North Central Conference unbeatens met at Valley View, but only Buckeye Central left the course with its record still unblemished. The Bucks turned back Colonel Crawford 176-188.
Buckeye Central (9-0, 7-0 NCC) held just a three-shot edge after the first two golfers. Adam McGinnis’ 41 and Zach Parker’s 42 were nearly matched by the 42 of Logan Sager and Noah Trease’s 44. The difference came in the third and fourth men as Derek Shell (45) and Tanner Zaebst (48) bested Chase Brlan and Isaac Sulzer, who each shot 51s.
Colonel Crawford fell to 5-1, 3-1 NCC.
Wilson, Rettig pace Arlington
CAREY – Arlington’s Dexter Wilson needed more than four shots on only one hole Tuesday. Cody Rettig carded a six on No. 2, but followed it up with four 3s. Each ended up with 35s as Arlington soared past Carey 157-208.
Carey was led by Russell Phillips’ 42. Grant Wentling added a 47.
Seneca East turns back NB
Seneca East got a 39 from No. 1 golfer Johnny Diehm, and three other players shot 45 or better as SE nipped North Baltimore, 171-173.
Riley Kalb had a 43 for Seneca East, while Jack Daniel (44) and Chad Wright (45) also played well for SE.
Jacob Frost’s 40 led North Baltimore (8-5).
Seneca East improved to 5-4.
“It was in our home,” Seneca East coach Gary Manasco said. “But (North Baltimore is) a very good team so it was a nice win, a confidence-builder … more that we’re heading in the right direction.”