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Twinsburg boys golf take sixth at league tournament

by Steve Batko | Correspondent Published: October 5, 2016 12:00 AM

Fighting through some wet conditions, the Twinsburg boys golf team placed sixth overall in the power-packed Suburban League Tournament.

Competing in the National Conference of the SL, Twinsburg placed sixth out of eight schools with 353 strokes at the Suburban League Tournament at J. Edward Goodpark Golf Course Sept. 29.

Pacing the Tigers was Adam Woodmansee, who fired an 86.

Woodmansee carded a 44 on the front nine and a 42 on the back.

Parker Sayavich fired an impressive 41 on the front nine at Goodpark for the Tigers. He placed second for Twinsburg with an 87.

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In the team standings, Hudson and Stow-Munroe Falls tied at 321, but the Explorers won a tiebreaker to repeat as champions. Hudson's fifth scorer was one stroke better than Stow's.

North Royalton was third at 331, followed by Brecksville 338, Nordonia 339, Twinsburg 353, Wadsworth 353, and Cuyahoga Falls, at 360.

A.J. Coy added a 90 for Twinsburg. Coy had a strong 41 on the front nine and 49 on the back.

Other Tigers competing were Patrick Flaherty with a 90 (45-45), Jake Walters with a 91 (44-47), and Brisk Rucker, who had a 92 (44-48).

Copley's J.T. Forster (37-34) had an even-par 71 to beat Hudson's Will Kurtz, a Kent State recruit, for the overall individual title.

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Kurtz (72), who had a 69 in last year's league tournament, was the top finisher in the National Conference.

Twinsburg was set to compete at the Oct. 5 Division I sectional tournament at Windmill Lakes Golf Course in Ravenna.

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