ARLINGTON - New Riegel, Carey and Elmwood all got a sneak peek at Thursday's sectional tournament site in a tri-match Monday. Playing at Sycamore Springs, New Riegel edged out Carey for first place 179-180, with Elmwood not far behind with 185.
New Riegel improves to 17-0 in match play this year.
Korey Williams led New Riegel with a 43, followed closely by Andrew Hohman who carded a 44. Brady Hall and Brandyn Reinhart each shot 46s.
Carey (6-5) was led by Corbin Blair, who had the low round of the day firing a 42 in the windy conditions. Lincoln Stansberry backed him up with a 43, Grant Wentling posted a 45 and Russell Phillips shot a 50.
Allen Dyar's 46 led Elmwood.
Hanna, Hayes break 40 in Calvert win
New Riegel 179,
Carey 180, Elmwood 185
At Sycamore Springs
New Riegel (17-0): Andrew Hohman 44, Brady Hall 46, Korey Williams 43, Brandyn Reinhart 46, Lance Smith 49
Carey (6-5): Corbin Blair 42, Lincoln Stansberry 43, Grant Wentling 45, Russell Phillips 50, Josh VanTrease 52
Elmwood (2-7): Allen Dyar 46, Marc Day 48, Kayleb Stuff 47, Trevor Robbins 51, Nate Ramsey 44
Buckeye Central 170, Wynford 178
At Cranberry Hills
Buckeye Central (5-6, 4-6): Eric Heydinger 40, Adam McGinnis 42, Matt Sheibley 44, Zach Parker 44, Tanner Zaebst 46, Randy Mason 49
Wynford (9-7, 6-6): Mike Powers 41, Nate Smith 41, Quinton Stuckey 48, Blaine Dunlap 48, Logan Leitzy 50, Brayden Pollack 50
Hopewell-Loudon 188, Seneca East 213
At Valley View
Hopewell-Loudon (15-3): Jarid Gelinas 42, Aric Creeger 45, Christian Madsen 50, Bryce Gorrell 51, Adam Black 60.
Seneca East (5-5): Nate Phillips 41, Garrett Clark 56, Austin Holmer 57, Bradenn Nagel 59, Jack Daniel 62
SYCAMORE - Calvert made sure it heads into sectionals hot, beating Old Fort 174-196 in its final dual match of the year. Jeremy Hanna and Johnny Hays led the Senecas. Hanna fired a 37 with Hayes posting a 39.
Also for Calvert, Matt Huffmon shot a 46 and Henry Burns shot a 52.
Balanced Bucks top Royals
NEW WASHINGTON - Buckeye Central and Wynford were tied after each school's top two golfers. Eric Heydinger's 40 and Adam McGinnis' 42 for Buckeye Central matched the twin 41s shot by Wynford's Mike Powers and Nate Smith.
However, Buckeye Central's Nos. 3 and 4 proved to be the difference. Matt Sheibley and Zach Parker each shot a 44 to power the Bucks to a 170-178 win over the Royals.
Buckeye Central moves to 5-6, 4-6 in the North Central Conference.
H-L?takes down Tigers
CRESTLINE - Hopewell-Loudon and Seneca East traveled to Valley View, site of Thursday's sectional tournament for a dual match. Seneca East's Nate Phillips shot the low round of the day with a 41, but the Chieftains took the match 188-213.
Hopewell-Loudon (15-3) was paced by Jarid Gelinas' 42. Also for H-L, Aric Creeger posted a 45, Christian Madsen shot a 50 and Bryce Gorrell carded a 51.
Backing up Phillips on the Seneca East side was Garrett Clark with a 56, Austin Holmer with a 57 and Bradenn Nagel with a 59.