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Duffield 2nd, Morgan 8th at state golf

Jim Walker

jim.walker@irontontribune.com

 

COLUMBUS — Two was a good number for Chesapeake’s Nick Duffield.

The Panthers’ sophomore golfer made his second straight trip to the Division II state golf tournament and he finished second overall among individuals.

The Panthers qualified as a team and shot a 694 over the two-day tournament on the Scarlet Golf Course at Ohio State University.

Freshman Cameron Willis of Eaton shot a 151 to easily claim medalist honors.

Duffield and junior Tripp French of Dayton Oakwood tied for second with a 157 total.

Joining Duffield on the Chesapeake team scoring was Drew Oxley with a 177, Eric Sias and Seth Waggoner with identical 180 totals, and Shane Stevens shot a 188.

In Division III at North Star Golf Resort in Sunbury, Coal Grove sophomore Brent Morgan shot rounds of 84 and 81 for a 165 total and was eighth among the individual qualifiers.

Senior Andrew Bieber of Gates Mills Gilmour Academy was medalist with a 144.

In Division II, senior Rob Canady of Gallipolis shot a 164 and was 13th overall.

OHSAA State Golf Tournament

Boys’ Division II Results

Team Day 1 Day 2 Total

Dayton Oakwood 320 319 639

Canton Catholic 343 315 658

Chagrin Falls 345 326 671

Kettering Alter 337 336 673

St. Clairsville 352 327 679

East Liverpool 340 345 685

Chesapeake 354 340 694

Wauseon 344 352 696

Kirkland 363 343 706

Bryan 364 355 719

Chillicothe Unioto 359 363 722

Pepper Pike Orange 359 376 735

Chesapeake 695: Nick Duffield 77-80=157, Drew Oxley 93-84=177, Eric Sias 90-90=180, Seth Waggoner 94-86=180, Shane Stevens 98-90=188.