The Alleghany Mountaineers golf team was back on the green on Wednesday afternoon at The Homestead’s Old Course for an area golf match with the Bath County Chargers and the Covington Cougars.
After placing fourth and sixth in their first two golf matches on the season coming in Three Rivers District play, Wednesday afternoon belonged to the Mountaineers whom paced the competition by shooting a 188.
In what was the Chargers and Cougars first matches of the season, the Chargers shot a 233, while the Cougars shot a 248 for the match.
Leading the way as the medalist for the outing went to pair of Mountaineers, Chase DePriest and Carter Wickline whom each shot a 45 for the day as they were each 9-over-par on the 36-par front nine of The Homestead’s Old Course. Cadiz Marshall just missed the medalist cut as he shot a 46.
In the teams first golf outing on the season, the Chargers were led by Carter Hooker who shot a team low 51.
Meanwhile, the Cougars low for the day was shot by Landon Arritt with a 58. Dylan Stull was just behind Arritt with a 60 for the match.
The area match victory will be served as momentum for the Mountaineers who are next back on the green this coming Monday, August 15th in Three Rivers District play at the Great Oaks Country Club in Floyd County.
The Chargers and Cougars will be off for a week before heading back on the green. Next Thursday, August 18th, the Chargers hosts Pocahontas County, W.Va. at The Homestead’s Old Course. For the Cougars, they will join the Mountaineers in a tri-match with the Riverheads Gladiators at Gypsy Hill Park in Staunton.
THE HOMESTEAD OLD COURSE
August 10, 2022
1. Alleghany 188
2. Bath County 233
3. Covington 248
Mountaineers (188) – Chase DePriest 45, Carter Wickline 45, Cadiz Marshall 46, Haden Spinks 52, Connor Shultz 52, Lane Crawford 61
Chargers (233) – Carter Hooker 51, Isaac Ingram 58, Luke Turner 62, Ryan Ratcliff 62
Cougars (248) – Landon Arritt 58, Dylan Stull 60, Brayden Herald 64, Miguel Johnson 66, Isaiah Hubble 70