Ironton golfers win tri-match

Published 2:55 am Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Jim Walker


PINE GROVE — The young Ironton Fighting Tigers’ golf team showed a few signs of maturity.

The Fighting Tigers posted a 180 team score — their best of the year by 14 strokes — as they won a tri-match against the Rock Hill Redmen and Portsmouth Clay Panthers on Monday at the Ironton Country Club.

Jaylen Thornhill claimed medalist honors as he carded a 37.

Cory Rawlins had a solid round with a 44 and Mitchell Weisgarber was just three shots back at 47.

Mason Slagel was next with a 52 followed by Trevin Dutey with a 64 and Chandler Dodson 70.

Clay’s team total was 182. Connor Phipps and Isaac Hines each had a 45 while Isaac Moore and Aaron Phipps both shot a 46 followed by Taylor Swayne with a 49 and Zack Phillips 50.

Logan Barcus led Rock Hill (247 team total) with a 50 and Austin Barcus shot a 65.

Logan Boggs and Gavin Boggs each shot a 66 while Andrew Brammer carded a 70.

On Saturday, Ironton lost a duel match against the North Adams Green Dragons, 180 to 206.

Thornhill had another good day as he took medalist honors with a 41.

Weisgarber shot a 48, Slagel a 52, Hailee Haas 65 and Trevor Hacker had a 66.

For North Adams, Hank Sparks shot a 43, Patrick England 44, Blake Bradley 46, Devin Gardner 47 and Braxton McFarland 55.