Two close losses for TC

Sarka has an eagle and a 39, but TC?girls fall by three strokes to Perkins, boys lose to Pirates by two shots

For Columbian’s boys and girls teams, it was oh, so close.

Ava Sarka shot a brilliant 39 Wednesday at Seneca Hills, but the Tornado girls were unable to hold off visiting Sandusky Perkins, and lost 184-187.

In the boys match, the Pirates prevailed 170-172.

For the TC girls, Sarka notched an eagle on her second hole, getting a two on the par 4 11. She parred two other holes and was the match medalist.

Olivia Olinger had a 48 for the Tornadoes, while Kate Burkes added a 47.

The Pirates had three players shoot in the 40s. Abby Singler had a team-best 40, while Sammy Smith had a 45.

For the boys, Columbian’s Trevor McCarthy and Braden Brown each carded 42s, while Andrew Branson and Greg Gase each added 44s.

The Pirates had twin medalists. Sam Siegel and Drew McVeigh each shot a 41. John Sharpe added a 44 for Perkins.

Acree leads Blue Jackets past Panthers

SANDUSKY — Allan Acree’s 43 was good enough for medalist, and New Riegel trounced Sandusky St. Mary at Woussickett Golf Course, 177-216.

Acree’s teammates, Aaron Hohman and Jacob Theis, nearly matched him, each recording a 44. Chris Acree had a 46 for the Blue Jackets, who improved to 2-1, 2-0 in the Sandusky Bay Conference River. Division.

Tyler Hand’s 50 led the Panthers, who fell to 0-3.

Blue Devils stay unbeaten

CAREY –Every single Carey score Wednesday was better than anything a North Baltimore player put up, and the Blue Devils buried the Tigers, 177-216, at Bob’s Countryside.

Trey Bame’s 37 was the medal-winning score, and Carey teammate Marcus Miller finished just a stroke behind him. Ethan Tanner had a 40 for the Blue Devils, while Dylan Grothaus registered a 45. The Blue Devils improved to 3-0.

North Baltimore’s top player was Ellias Burlson, who shot a 51.

Fliers edge Truckers

NORWALK — Ian Hilliker lit up the scorecard with three birdies and shot a 36 to lead Clyde to a slim 165-166 Sandusky Bay Conference win against Norwalk at Eagle Creek Wednesday.

David Hohenstein backed Hilliker with a 40 for the Fliers, while Grant Reese added a 44 and Jared Combs shot a 45. Logan Nicely (49) and Ben Hohenstein (50) rounded out the play for Clyde.

For Norwalk, it got a 36 from Cam Nickoli, a 42 from Grant Fisher and Brady Nunez, Jonah Messereau and Owen Rhodes all shot a 44.