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Dragons win initial golf tourney of the season

Fairland Dragons won the Ironton Invitational Golf Tournament on Monday. Team members are, fron left to right, Mason Manns, Addi Speed, Mikhail Auxier and Clayton Thomas. (Photo Submitted)

Jim Walker
jim.walker@irontontribune.com

PINE GROVE — The Fairland Dragons got into the swing of things quickly.
The Dragons began the golf season by winning the Ironton Invitational by 21 strokes.
Led by medalist Clayton Thomas with a 74, the Dragons posted a 339 score with the Coal Grove Hornets runners-up at 360.
Mason Manns shot an 85 to make the all-tournament team while Mikhail Auxier had an 88 and Addi Speed 92 to complete the team scoring.
Coal Grove’s Jed Whitworth carded a 77 to make the all-tournament team. Jakes Sites shot a 90, Brayden Dillow 94 and Trevor Carey 99.
Also on the all-tournament team were Portsmouth’s William Sturgill with a 75 and Chesapeake’s Jacob Lemley shot a 79.
Host Ironton was led by Brayden Easterling with an 88. Drey Osborne shots a 103 and Logan Price 127 as Ironton did not have a team score.
St. Joseph Flyers shot a 462 with Ryan Payne getting a 104 to lead the Flyers. Connor Waller had a 114, Max Weber 119 and J.C. Damron 125.
Besides Lemley, Chesapeake got a 92 from Brandon Blair and a 99 from Austin Jackson as they had no team score.
Chesapeake’s B-team had a 413 with Christian Hall shooting a 101, Bryce Simpson and Jackson Stephens 103, and Ethan Taylor 106.
Rock Hill did not have a team score. Cameron Donahue shot a 134 and Kelsey Olderham a 138 for the Redmen.
South Point shot 458 as a team led by Ben Wills with a 98. Brayden Sexton had a 106, Lucy Gannon 121 and Wyatt Thacker 133.
Ironton Invitational
Golf Tournament
Team Scores
Fairland 339
Coal Grove 360
Portsmouth 377
Chesapeake B 413
South Point 458
St. Joseph 462
All-Tournament
Clayton Thomas, Fairland 74
William Sturgill, Portsmouth 75
Jed Whitworth, Coal Grove 77
Jacob Lemley, Chesapeake 79
Mason Manns, Fairland 85
Team Individual Scoring
Ironton (no team score): Brayden Easterling 88, Drey Osborne 103, Logan Price 127.
South Point (458): Ben Wells 98, Brayden Sexton 106, Wyatt Thacker 133, Lucy Gannon 121.
Fairland (339): Clayton Thomas 74, Mikhail Auxier 88, Mason Manns 85, Addi Speed 92.
Coal Grove (360): Jed Whitworth 77, Jake Sites 90, Trevor Carey 99, Brayden Dillow 94.
Chesapeake (no team score): Jacob Lemley 79, Brandon Blair 92, Austin Jackson 99, Beckett Sites WD.
Chesapeake B team (413): Jackson Stephens 103, Christian Hall 101, Ethan Taylor 106, Bryce Simpson 103.
Portsmouth (377): William Sturgill 75, Katy Pertusett 94, Aiden Donges 105, Jack Workman 103.
Rock Hill (no team score): Kelsey Olderham 138, Cameron Donahue 134.
St. Joseph (462): Ryan Payne 104, Connor Waller 114, Max Weber 119, J.C. Damron 125.
Fairview (no team score): Jacob Claar 118.