Colts capture Hillsdale Invitational crown


By Andrew Carter - andrewcarter@civitasmedia.com



Fresh off a victory at the Galion Golf Invitational, the Clear Fork boys golf team captured yet another tournament title on Friday. This time the Colts were the winning side at the Hillsdale Invitational played at Mohican Hills Golf Club in Jeromesville.

Dakotah McClain, Luke Watson and Devon Shortridge led the charge for Clear Fork. McClain shot 77 to finish second in the individual standings. Watson placed third after shooting 78. Shortridge finished the day at 81, good for fifth place.

Jared Lind carded 89. Jake Helinski turned in a round of 94 and Gage Wolfgang finished at 97.

The Colts’ round of 325 was 16 shots better than runner-up Smithville, which recorded a round of 341. Chippewa placed third with a score of 354 and host Hillsdale finished fourth after carding 367.

Colts 7th at Westbrook

Earlier in the week, Clear Fork finished seventh in an extremely tough field at the Westbrook Invitational at Westbrook Country Club in Mansfield. The Colts recorded a round of 342.

McClain shot 80 to finish 12th and lead the Colts. Watson carded 81 and Shortridge finished at 86.

Helinski and Wolfgang each shot 95, and Lind finished at 105.

St. Xavier and Moeller each shot 313 to tie for the top spot. Lexington was just behind the leaders at 317.

Aug. 14

Hillsdale Invitational

Mohican Hills Golf Club, Jeromesville

Team Results

1. Clear Fork

2. Smithville 341

3. Chippewa 354

4. Hillsdale 367

5. Madison 375

6. Waynedale 378

7. Northwestern 384

8. Orrville 392

9. Loudonville 395

10. Crestview 400

11. Dalton 405

12. Norwayne 412

13. Mapleton 414

14. St. Joe 430

15. Lake Ridge Academy 441

Aug. 10

Westbrook Invitational

Westbrook Country Club, Mansfield

Team Results

1. St. Xavier, Moeller 313

2. Lexington 317

3. Lakota East 319

4. LaSalle 328

5. Mason 332

6. Ashland 337

7. Clear Fork 342

8. Centerville 347

9. Ontario 374

10. Madison 452

By Andrew Carter

andrewcarter@civitasmedia.com

Andrew Carter can be reached at 419-468-1117, ext. 2048. Connect with him on Twitter @ACGalionSports.

Andrew Carter can be reached at 419-468-1117, ext. 2048. Connect with him on Twitter @ACGalionSports.