Montgomery medalist at Clyde
CLYDE — A new season has started.
Brett Montgomery appears to be as good as ever.
The Upper Sandusky standout started his 2019 campaign by firing a medal winning 71 at Green Hills at the Ralph Hohenstein Invitational in Clyde.
Montgomery — last year’s Northern 10 Athletic Conference’s individual champion –was in a three way tie for Monday’s title, but won on a scorecard playoff.
Montgomery led the Rams to an eighth-place 356.
“The rest of the squad played OK, but poor putting plagued us all day,” USHS coach Graham Treadway said.
In the team standings, Galion won with 317 points, while Seneca East was the runner up with 321. Genoa was third with a 332, while Fremont St. Joe took fourth with a 337.
The Tigers were paced by Jake Forehand, who finished fourth with a 73. Teammate Andy Bauman followed that with a 78, and Andrew Kalb had an 84 and Turner Bridgford an 86.
For the Rams, Owen Knapp had an 88, and Ben Latham had a 96.
Old Fort shot a 360 to place 12th. Three Stockaders registered scores in the 80s. Adam Magers had a team-best 87, while Carson Steyer and Kaleb Wilkinson each shot an 89.
Columbian got an 86 from Brenton Brown and an 88 from Griffin Bunting, amd scored a 383.
Twenty-six teams participated in the meet. Full results were not available.
SE girls hold off Wynford, Elgin
Taylor Greilich and Autumn Enders each shot in the 40s, and Seneca East held off Wynford and Elgin in a season-opening tri match at Clinton Heights.
Enders shot a 48 for the Tigers, and Greilich put up a 49 to lead the Tigers to a 221. The Royals scored a 223, and Elgin had a 227.
For Seneca East, Kayla Felter shot a 60, while Jordan Kiesel had a 64 and Quinn Rotruck had a 66.
The Royals were paced Gabby Johnson, who had a 49, and by Caity Schiefer, who registered a 53. Elgin was paced by Hannah Brush (49) and Kayedon Martin (54).
New Riegel fourth at own invite
Arcadia had four players shoot in the 80s, and held on for a seven-stroke win over Oak Harbor, 343-350, at the Blue Jacket Invitational.
There were seven teams at the event at Seneca Hills, with host New Riegel taking fourth (369) and Mohawk (406) taking sixth.
Wynford’s Kayleb Keaton was the medalist, shooting an 80.The Royals placed third with 369 points.
For Arcadia, Will Recker shot an 82, two strokes better than teammate Casey Cramer. Grant Belchar had a team-best 86 for Oak Harbor.
For the Blue Jackets, Jacob Theis had an 85, while Brandon Seifert had a 95 and Carson Whipple and Sam Whipple each shot a 97.
For Mohawk, Owen England had a team-best 98.
Rounding out the scoring was Gibsonburg, which took fifth (382) and Riverdale, which was seventh (437).
TC girls eighth in Shelby
SHELBY — Columbian’s Ali Woessner shot a 114 to lead Columbian to an eighth-place finish at the Shelby Invitational at Shelby Country Club Monday.
Meredith Obringer shot a 119, whole Aubrey Buskirk had a 122 and Bailey Hull had a 127.
Columbian shot a 478, six strokes behind Norwalk for seventh. Ashland won the 12-team event with a 336, while Lexington placed second with a 371.
The Minutemen’s Amanda Ruminski shot a medal-winning 73.