GW leads, HHS seventh in AAA golf

October 4, 2018

WHEELING — Huntington High is in seventh place out of eight teams in Class AAA after round one of the West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission state golf tournament.

Darkness suspended the first round of the event Tuesday at the 7,004-yard, par-72 Oglebay Park Jones Course.

The last four groups, all from Class AA, didn’t finish and are scheduled to play holes 17 and 18 at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, with the final round beginning as close to 8:30 a.m. as possible, according to a tweet from the WVS-SAC.

George Washington leads Hedgesville in Class AAA by 10 strokes after carding a team score of 221.

George Washington’s Joseph Kalaskey shot 2-under par 70 and leads second-place Ryan Payne of Wheeling Park in the individual standings by two strokes.

Washington’s Christian Boyd, the 2017 medalist, is tied for third with George Washington’s John Logan Taylor after shooting 73.

Wheeling Park’s team is third at 233 followed by Parkersburg at 235, Washington and Greenbrier East at 238, Huntington High at 250 and Huntington High at 250 and Morgantown at 262.

Conner Campbell and Jacob Perry led Huntington High with rounds of 81. Tanner Dorsey shot 88 and Chase Coughenour 99.

In Class AA, Grafton leads the non-completed field with a team score of 233, followed by Westside at 236, Bridgeport at 259 and Winfield at 293.

North Marion, Robert C. Byrd, Wyoming East and Scott posted no team scores because of the suspension of play.

Jimmy Hawkins of Robert C. Byrd leads the Class AA field with a 73 to put him two strokes up on Chris Miller of Grafton.

Chase Milbee of Winfield and Kolbe Kimbrew of Grafton shot 76 to tie for third.

In Class A, Wheeling Central leads after shooting 246.

Ravenswood is second at 258 followed by Charleston Catholic and Williamstown at 270, Magnolia at 273, Tucker County at 284, Webster County at 293 and Moorefield at 295.

Wheeling Central’s Derrick Harrison enters the final round with the individual lead after carding a 75, three strokes better than Ravenswood’s Ciah Kennedy and Magnolia’s Trey Blain.

OHIO DISTRICTS: Fairland High School junior Hanna Shrout shot 4-over par, 76 to win medalist honors Tuesday at the Ohio Division II, Southeast District girls golf tournament at Pickaway Country Club in Circleville, Ohio.

Shrout won by four strokes at the 6,247, par-71 course and advanced to the state tournament Oct. 12-13 at Ohio State University’s Gray Course in Columbus for the second year in a row.

Waterford’s Ashley Offenberger and Westfall’s Maddi Shoults tied for second, each shooting 80.

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