County represented well at state golf tourney

Paul Adkins Sports Editor

October 11, 2013

Logan County’s three high schools were well represented in this week’s West Virginia State Golf Championships which were held at Oglebay Resort in Wheeling.

In Class AAA, Logan High School’s Samuel Corns shot a two-day total of 171. Corns fired an 85 and an 86.

Cole Hand of Wheeling Park was the Triple-A medalist as he shot a 149, besting Alex Schreckengost of Parkersburg South and Tyler Hillyer of Princeton by three strokes. Oak Hill’s Craig Buchanan was five shots off the pace with a 154.

Led by Hand, Wheeling Park won the Class AAA state title with a 472. Cabell Midland (477) was second and Shady Spring (478) third. It was Park’s third state title in the last four years.

In the Class AA division, Chapmanville Regional High School’s Jake Workman had a 90 and a 91 for a two-day total of 181.

Scott was led by Evan Butcher who had a 163. Sterling Chafin of Scott had a 167 while Aaron Grant fired a 182.

In the 2A team standings, Roane County won the title with a 458, taking its second straight state championship. Poca, a Cardinal Conference team, was second with a 496. Westside (508) was third, Ritchie County (509) fourth, Scott (512) fifth, Grafton (517) sixth, Wyoming East (526) seventh and Bridgeport (540) eighth. Scott is also a member of the Cardinal.

Alston Spears of Roane County was the Class AA medalist with a 148. Cole Moore, also of Roane County, was four shots back with a 152. Another Roane County golfer, Cam Moore, had a 158. Poca’s Alex Hamrick finished with a 159. Jonathon Butcher and Nick Dolan also competed for the Skyhawks but were well off the pace.

In Class A, Man High School was represented by Baley Beckwith, who had a 173.

Michael Rogers of Weirton Madonna had the top Single-A total with a 152. Aaron Persily of Charleston Catholic was one stroke back with a 153. Christian Casingal of Charleston Catholic was four shots back, while Coleman Lamp of St. Marys was six shots behind.

Charleston Catholic won the Class A state team title with a 473. Madonna (483) was second and Buffalo (518) third.


West Virginia State Golf Championships

At Oglebay Resort, Wheeling

Robert Trent Jones Course, par 72

Class AAA team scores

1. Wheeling Park 237-235—472; 2. Cabell Midland 244-233—477; 3. Shady Spring 244-234—478; 4. Parkersburg South 250-237—487; 5. Princeton 252-245—497; 6. Washington 249-256—505; 7. Huntington 264-245—509; 8. Elkins 260-256—516

Individual scores

(Top eight earn first-team all-state)

Cole Hand, Wheeling Park 76-73—149

Alex Schreckengost, Parkersburg South 76-76—152

Tyler Hillyer, Princeton 79-73—152

Craig Buchanan, Oak Hill 79-75—154

Mark Wilcox, Cabell Midland 81-74—155

Drew Green, Shady Spring 78-78—156

Logan Lojszczyk, Brooke 82-76—158

Eric Wirth, University 83-75—158

Thomas Frazier, Huntington 84-75—159

Landon Perry, Shady Spring 82-78—160

Zack Chapman, Cabell Midland 82-78—160

Dylan Wojcik, Wheeling Park 80-81—161

Seth Kinker, Cabell Midland 81-81—162

Kyle Wensel, Wheeling Park 81-81—162

Ryan Albaugh, Shady Spring 84-78—162

Kollin Hopwood, Elkins 84-79—163

Adeena Shears, Parkersburg South 87-76—163

Braden Hammond, Elkins 83-81—164

Ryan Fleming, Washington 81-85—166

Jared Porter, Princeton 85-81—166

Dylan Mumaw, Washington 82-86—168

Samuel Corns, Logan 85-86—171

Jacob Shuff, Washington 86-85—171

Owen Elliott, Hedgesville 88-83—171

Dakota McComas, Shady Spring 84-88—172

Garrett Dailey, Parkersburg South 87-85—172

Fisher Cross, Huntington 90-84—174

Noah Smith, Parkersburg South 87-88—175

Kyle Bird, George Washington 91-84—175

Freddie Fitzsimmons, Wheeling Park 89-89—178

William Hickman, Princeton 88-91—179

Patrick Glenn, Jefferson 89-90—179

Andrew Brooks, Hurricane 90-89—179

Nick Nolan, Huntington 90-89—179

Patrick Burgess, Washington 89-91—180

C.J. McCoy, Huntington 99-86—185

Kole Hopwood, Elkins 93-96—189

Hutton Light, Cabell Midland 85-NA—85

Luke Smith, Cabell Midland NA-89—89

Andrew Wilson, Princeton 92-NA—92

Joseph Severino, Elkins 107-NA—107

Brendan Cain, Elkins NA-109—109

Steven Parker, Princeton NA-109—109


Class AA team scores

1. Roane County 228-230—458; 2. Poca 261-235—496; 3. Westside 253-255—508; 4. Ritchie County 251-258—509; 5. Scott 253-259—512; 6. Grafton 259-258—517; 7. Wyoming East 262-264—526; 8. Bridgeport 271-269—540

Individual results

(Top nine earn first-team all-state)

Alston Spears, Roane County 72-76—148

Cole Moore, Roane County 76-76—152

Cam Moore, Roane County 80-78—158

Alex Hamrick, Poca 83-76—159

Sydney Snodgrass, Ritchie County 80-81—161

Evan Butcher, Scott 80-83—163

Ike Judy, James Monroe 83-81—164

Riley Allen, Ritchie County 79-86—165

Mitch Crutchfield, Grafton 80-85—165

Drew Bragg, Westside 76-90—166

Travis Covert, Poca 90-76—166

Marco Oliverio, Bridgeport 82-85—167

Sterling Chafin, Scott 82-85—167

Corey Bowles, Westside 84-85—169

Caleb Moore, Roane County 85-86—171

Matt Landis, Keyser 87-84—171

David Scragg, Poca 88-83—171

Brennan Vincent, East Fairmont 87-85—172

Zac Summers, Grafton 91-82—173

Kaitlyn Sanders, Westside 93-80—173

Brett Laxton, Wyoming East 85-89—174

Colton Holbert, North Marion 88-87—175

Logan Cook, Wyoming East 87-89—176

Travis Smith, Keyser 88-89—177

Kirby Campbell, Wyoming East 90-88—178

Zach Musgrove, Grafton 88-91—179

Jake Workman, Chapmanville 90-91—181

Dakota Hood, Wyoming East 94-87—181

Aaron Grant, Scott 91-91—182

Ben Knight, Ritchie County 92-91—183

Austin Williams, Bridgeport 97-89—186

Ben Smith, Bridgeport 92-95—187

Travis Mayle, Grafton 95-94—189

T.J. Stacy, Riverview 96-94—190

Jon Harkness, Ritchie County 96-97—193

Taylor Schmeck, Sissonville 99-94—193

Caleb Luikart, Poca 120-116—236

Derek Johnson, Westside 134-122—256

Jonathon Butcher, Scott 92-NA—92

Chase Robey, Bridgeport NA-98—98

Jim Doukas, Bridgeport 106-NA—106

Nick Dolan, Scott NA-112—112


Class A team scoring

1. Charleston Catholic 236-237—473; 2. Madonna 245-238—483; 3. Buffalo 267-251—518; 4. St. Marys 256-265—521; 5. Greenbrier West 271-253—524; 6. Pocahontas County 293-299—592; 7. Richwood 306-299—605; 8. Notre Dame 314-312—626

Individual results

(Top eight earn first-team all-state)

Michael Rogers, Madonna 77-75—152

Aaron Persily, Charleston Catholic 77-76—153

Christian Casingal, Charleston Catholic 81-75—156

Coleman Lamp, St. Marys 80-78—158

Cory Hoshor, Buffalo 87-76—163

Nick Casingal, Charleston Catholic 78-86—164

Alex Colantonio, Madonna 86-78—164

Ben Collie, Parkersburg Catholic 80-85—165

Nick Mazur, Madonna 82-85—167

Chandler Fitzwater, Greenbrier West 92-80—172

Baley Beckwith, Man 88-85—173

Justin Estep, Greenbrier West 86-88—174

Bradley Harris, Buffalo 87-89—176

Peyton Moore, Magnolia 86-92—178

Austin Ransom, Greenbrier West 93-85—178

Drew Wells, St. Marys 89-90—179

Steven Gretchen, Bishop Donahue 92-87—179

Blaik Caplinger, Buffalo 93-86—179

Kody Rhyne, Williamstown 86-98—184

Robbie Harper, St. Marys 87-97—184

Jared Nichols, St. Marys 92-97—189

Brandon Wilfong, Pocahontas County 92-98—190

Mason Mullens, Richwood 95-95—190

Jared Jennings, Greenbrier West 99-93—192

Andrew Morrison, Pocahontas County 93-101—194

Braden Johnson, Richwood 98-98—196

Tyler Mehr, Notre Dame 97-104—201

Trenten Caruthers, Sherman 97-106—203

Tanner Carr, Moorefield 99-104—203

Jordan Brown, Notre Dame 105-100—205

Stephen Mick, Pocahontas County 108-100—208

Alex Hinzman, Tygarts Valley 105-108—213

Tyler Davis, Richwood 113-106—219

Austin Wilson, Notre Dame 112-114—226

Charlie Baughman, Richwood 113-114—227

Matthew Rao, Pocahontas County 113-124—237

Anthony Demary, Notre Dame 131-108—239

Cameron Blakely, Charleston Catholic 86-NA—86

Matthew Lyons, Madonna NA-92—92

Thomas Gianni, Madonna 93-NA—93

Jackson Ellis, Charleston Catholic NA-95—95

Nic Gunter, Buffalo 102-NA—102

Drew Patton, Buffalo NA-111—111