Lady Falcons win CBC Mad River title; Lady Chiefs take home CBC Kenton Trail title – Monday golf scores


The CBC Golf Postseason Tournament was held Monday evening at the Elks Golf Course.

The Graham varsity girls’ team won the CBC Mad River division postseason tournament.

For the Lady Falcons, Zoey Merritt was medalist with a 78, Bella Odle carded a 91 with her 1st career eagle, Otea Araki scored a 101, Kailey Dowty posted a 124 followed by Madison Murphy with a 126, and Ryleigh Schafer finished with a 131.

This was the first conference title for Graham since the 2010 season.

Merritt was named the Mad River Division Player of the Year and earned 1st team All-Conference.

Also earning All-Conference honors were:

Bella Odle – 1st team

Madison Murphy – Special Mention

Otea Araki – Special Mention

Grace Tyler – Sportsmanship Award

The Bellefontaine varsity girls finished 2nd to Jonathan Alder in the league tournament but won the Kenton Trail Division.

The Lady Chiefs shot a 392 as a team and Jonathan Alder tallied a 385.

Leading the way for Bellefontaine was Kayla Watkins with an 83, Kyndal Newkirk carded a 92, Lexi Buffkin shot a 105, Kate Myers tallied a 112, Emily Taylor had a 113, and Ally Barker finished with a 117.

BHS Girls Golf Team

Watkins was named the Kenton Trail Player of the Year.

Other Chieftains earning All-Conference honors were:

Lexi Buffkin – 1st Team All CBC

Kyndal Newkirk – 2nd Team All CBC

Emily Taylor – 2nd Team All CBC

Kate Myers – Special Mention

The Benjamin Logan varsity girls finished 4th in the CBC Mar River Division.

For the Lady Raiders, Kate Hahn led the team with a 122, Kensley Lacher followed close behind with a 126, Malori Barnes and G Saunders each carded a 133.

Earning All-Conference honors were:

Kensley Lacher – 1st team Special Mention

Kate Hahn – 2nd team Special Mention

Benjamin Logan will play again next Wednesday at Stillwater Golf Course for Sectionals.

In other golf action, the Riverside varsity girls defeated Northeastern at National Golf Links 224-260.

For the Lady Pirates, Reaghan McDaniel was medalist with a 42, Emma Saylor shot a season-best 55, Zoie Armbruster tallied a 62; Cassie May and Ava Klingler both had a 65.

The West Liberty-Salem varsity girls fell to Mechanicsburg 214-263 in their last conference match of the season.

Maggie Davis shot her personal best of the year.

The Lady Tigers will play in sectionals at the WGC Golf Course in Xenia on Monday.

The Bellefontaine varsity boys lost to London 163-173.

For the Chiefs, Austin Hammond was medalist with a 36, Joseph Boop finished with a 41, Collen Brugler shot a 44, and Rory Pierce carded a 52.

Bellefontaine will play in the CBC Postseason Tournament Thursday at The Ridge and Gardens Golf Course.

The Riverside varsity boys traveled to Homestead Golf Course and fell to Milton Union 188-209.

For the Pirates, Jaxon Woods paced the way with a 46, Gavin Robinson shot a 53, Reece Jenkins carded a 54, Ayden Clary tallied a 56, Hayden McCully recorded a 57, and Hayden Sanford shot a 63.