Seneca East first, Forehand second at Lakota Invitational
FREMONT — Jake Forehand finished second individually and two teammates joined him in shooting sub-80 scores Friday to lead Seneca East to the Lakota Invitational title at Sycamore Hills.
Forehand fired a 74 to end as the individual runner-up, Andy Bauman and Andrew Kalb each shot a 79 and Turner Bridgford had an 83 to push the Tigers past Margaretta 315-319 for the championship.
Nolan Jones (104) rounded out Seneca East’s team.
Margaretta’s Carson Kennedy claimed medalist honors with a 69.
The host Raiders, led by Kyleigh Dull’s 75, beat Old Fort 331-341 for third.
Hopewell-Loudon ended ninth (377), Lakota’s junior varsity came in 12th (416) and Columbian ended 16th (455).
Connor Hill and Colt Dible both backed Dull with 84s for Lakota, and Ethan Longoria shot an 88. Jayden Bonnell (89) also played for the Raiders.
Old Fort got an 83 from Adam Magers, an 85 from Andrew Combs, an 86 from Carson Steyer and an 87 from Kaleb Wilkinson. Colin Nutter (89) also played for the Stockaders.
Owen Schumm paced H-L with an 88, Luke Graham had a 92, Layne Myers shot a 97 and Tyson Swanagan had a 100. Gabe Dohanyos (102) also played for H-L.
Lakota’s junior varsity got a 96 from Marshall Minich, 106 from Carson Hill and 107s from Ethan Klotz and Trevor Mathias. Cole Roush (122) completed the squad.
Hayden Carter’s 103 led Columbian. Andrew Engle (116), Blaise Wagner (116), Brock Rudolph (120) and Mason Garcia (143) also played for TC.
Redmen claim SBC win
CLYDE — Hayden Foos and Adam Hosang each fired a 41 Friday to lead Bellevue past Vermilion 169-185 in a Sandusky Bay Conference Lake Division match at Sleepy Hollow.
Hudson Strayer added a 42 for the Redmen and Layne Krupp shot a 45. Alex Martinez (47) and Aaron Brubaker (53) also played for Bellevue.
Rams cruise to title
WILLARD — It was a memorable meet for Upper Sandusky.
Brett Montgomery captured medalist honors with a 76 and Owen Knapp used a hole-in-one to end three strokes back Friday as the Rams won the Willard Invitational with a 340.
Ben Latham added an 85 for Upper Sandusky and Sam Smith shot a 100. Gavin Carey (101) and Ethan Collins (111) rounded out the Rams.
Knapp’s ace came on a par-3 162-yard hole.
Willard ended second with a 369, followed by Plymouth (412), Norwalk St. Paul (448) and Black River (508).
Blue Devils claim opening dual
ARLINGTON — Carey opened its dual season Friday by beating Riverdale 172-183 at Sycamore Springs.
Ethan Tanner paced the Blue Devils with a 39, McKain Miller shot a 41, Kole Phillips had a 45 and Carter Frederick and Brayden Miller each added a 47. Peyton Young (52) also played for Carey.
The Falcons (2-1) got a medalist round of 36 from Andrew Kuenzli.
Co-medalists spark Rams
UPPER SANDUSKY — Kendra Conley and Katie Clark shared medalist honors Friday, guiding Upper Sandusky’s girls past Kenton 229-253 at Lincoln Hills.
Olivia Barth backed Conley and Clark with a 63 and MacKenzie Kidwell shot a 66.
Haley Rowland (69) and Liv Gier (72) also played for the Rams (2-4).
Anna Longbrake’s 57 paced Kenton.
Bellevue races past Vermilion
CLYDE — Lara Spurlock carded a medalist round of 38 Friday to fuel Bellevue’s 176-224 Sandusky Bay Conference Lake Division girls win at Sleepy Hollow.
Olivia Martinez and Aubrey Michaels each shot a 45 to back Spurlock, and Tea Layne added a 48 for the Lady Red.
Vikings take opener
UPPER SANDUSKY — In the opening match of the season, Upper Sandusky took two singles matches from River Valley, but couldn’t get a doubles win in a 3-2 loss to the Vikings.
At singles, River Valley’s Sophie Thompson topped Mara Smalley 7-5, 6-3 at No. 1. At No. 2, Upper Sandusky’s Lauren Schoenberger beat Bailey Shuff 6-4, 6-3 and Sarah Scott took down Kajal Desai 6-1, 4-6, 6-4 at No. 3.
River Valley’s No. 1 doubles duo of Kate Richards and Ashaiah Harris upended Hannah Frey and Jada Manns 6-0, 6-1 and the No. 2 team of Olivia Kaufman and Grace Ward defeated Nayeli Ayala and Miriam Gutierrez 6-0, 6-1.
“We were kind of unsure of what to expect from our lineup as we just don’t have a lot of experience,” Rams coach Aaron Frazee said. “Four of our seven varsity girls were playing in their first varsity match, We got good performances from our singles players.”