Anna golfers first in W-G Invitational


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Staff report

WAYNESFIELD — Three County teams were among four teams that battled it out for the top spot in the Waynesfield-Goshen Boys Golf Invitational, held Monday.

And when it was over, the Anna Rockets emerged with the first-place trophy, shooting a 331 to beat out Fort Loramie with a 335. Lima Temple Christian shot a 337 and Fairlawn had a 344.

Fairlawn’s Mason Jones came away with medalist honors after shooting a 78. That was just one stroke better than a whole host of players, including Zach Watren and Eli Kuck of Anna, Brad Gottemoeller of Fort Loramie and Tyler Lachey of Lehman.

Also contributing to Anna’s top score were Mason Platfoot with an 80 and Evan Bensman with a 93.

Final team standings — 1. Anna 331, 2. Fort Loramie 335, 3. Lima Temple Christian 337, 4. Fairlawn 344, 5. Lehman 354, 6. Jackson Center 370, 7. Botkins 391. 8. Riverside 395, 9. Allen East 397, 10. Arcadia 402, 11. Houston 425, 12. Waynesfield 430, 13. Ridgemont 445, 14. Lima Senior 541.

Individuals

Anna — Zach Watren 79, Eli Kuck 79, Mason Platfoot 80, Evan Bensman 93.

Fort Loramie — Brad Gottemoeller 79 , Mitchell Puthoff 84, Craig Eilerman 86, Zach Pleiman 86.

Fairlawn — Mason Jones 78 (medalist), Nathan Lessing 83, Jacob Caldwell 84, Ben Brautigam 99.

Lehman — Tyler Lachey 79, Ryan Schmnidt 85, Cole Gilardi 88, Parker Riley 102.

Jackson Center — Bryce Sosby 85, Trent Platfoot 94, Chris Elchert 95, Brady Wildermuth 99.

Botkins — Josh Miller 87, Nick Fischio 87, Justin Williamson 106, Anthony Opperman 111.

Riverside — Trey Lane 91, Jarred Trabert 83, James Hudson 96, Jason Yoder 113.

Houston — Tristin Stangel 97, Cameron Via 102, Bryan Funk 104, Nathan Stangel 122.

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FL 171, FR 185

CELINA — Fort Loramie took on Fort Recovery in boys golf action Tuesday at the Mercer Elks and won 171-185.

Brad Gottemoeller shot a 38 for medalist honors, Mitchell Puthoff had a 42, Eli Rosengarten 45 and Craig Eilerman 46.

Minster 181, Coldwater 232

CELINA — Minster also played at the Mercer Elks, taking on Coldwater in a Midwest Athletic Conference dual.

Minster won 181-232, with Jordan Brackman leading the way with a 42. Adam Knapke and Logan Lazier both shot 46 and Ben Stubbs added a 47.

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