GOSHEN – For the third straight SBAAC outing, Wilmington’s Jack Murphy had a 36.
In the SBAAC American Division outing at Deer Track Golf Course, Murphy was overall medalist with a 1-over par score on the back nine but the Hurricane finished second to Batavia in the team standings.
“We had a tough night, that is all I can really say about it,” WHS coach Phil Gilmore said.
Murphy has a 108 stroke total and is 26 strokes clear of the field in the individual honors.
“Jack, once again, played beautifully,” said Gilmore. “Despite a double bogey on his scorecard … he has an enormous lead already in player of the year standings and it will continue to grow with the golf that he has been playing.”
As a team, Wilmington was second to Batavia by 12 shots but still holds the overall lead by 20 strokes over New Richmond.
Clinton-Massie had a 227 on Tuesday with Ethan Johnson paving the way with a 53. Kaleb Hughes had a 55 for the Falcons.
Also for the Hurricane, Zane Carey shot a 50 and Brendan Powell had a 55. Carey had his first birdie of the year on the final hole of the day, Gilmore said.
SBAAC American Div.
@Deer Track Golf Course
Batavia 187 Wilmington 199 New Richmond 209 Western Brown 214 Clinton-Massie 227 Goshen 242
Wilmington (199) Jack Murphy 36 Zane Carey 50 Brendan Powell 55 Ely Schumacher 58 Braydon Conley 58
Clinton-Massie (227) Carsyn Creager 60 Kaleb Hughes 55 Ethan Johnson 53 Clay Carroll 59 Michael Moritz 64 Colt Myers 62