Hornets win Ironton tourney

Published 2:17 am Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Jim Walker

PINE GROVE — The Coal Grove Hornets must be part duck.
Despite wet and sloppy conditions, the Hornets posted a 339 team score led by Trevor Deere as Coal Grove won the Ironton Invitational Golf Tournament on Monday.
Deere was the medalist with a 76 that included three birdies. Jed Whitworth shot an 83, Alex Gillette 87 and Jakes Sites 93.
Deere and Whitworth were both named to the all-tournament team along with Logan Reed of Rock Hill, Clayton Thomas of Fairland, Kaden Thomas of Gallipolis and William Sturgill of Portsmouth.
Fairland was the runner-up with a 363 total that included Thomas’ 82. Mikhail Auxier and Reece Bellville each had an 87 and Connor Franklin 107.
Reed shot an 82 as Rock Hill had a 374 total to finish third. Jason Haywood shot an 84, Austin Riddle 96 and Chase Nelson 112.
Gallipolis was just one shot back in fourth place with a 375. Thomas shot a 77 to finish runner-up in the medalist battle. Reece Thomas had a 90, Cooper Davis 99 and Hobie Graham 109.
The Chesapeake Panthers had a 393 with Jacob Lemley posting an 84. Brandon Blair shot a 100, Austin Jackson 104 and Liam Thacker 105.
Host Ironton had a 447 with James Carter carding a 103 to lead the Fighting Tigers. Brayden Easterling had a 107, Drey Osborne 115 and Tyler Shelton a 122.
The South Point Pointers came in with a 485 led by Ryan Fetty with a 98. Hannah Hall shot a 123, Lucy Gannon  125 and Wyatt Thacker 139.
With only three players, Portsmouth did not have a team score. Sturgill shot an 83, Katy Pertuset 93 and Aiden Donges 115.

Ironton Invitational
Team Scores
Coal Grove    339
Fairland    393
Rock Hill    374
Gallipolis    375
Chesapeake    393
Ironton       447
South Point    485
All-Tournament Team
Trevor Deere, Coal Grove    76
Kaden Thomas, Gallia    77
Logan Reed, Rock Hill    82
Clayton Thoms, Fairland    82
Jed Whitworth, Coal Grove    83
William Sturgill, Portsmouth    83

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