LIMA - Kalida finished fifth in the season opening Hawthorne Hills Golf Course Tournament hosted by Allen East.


The Wildcats finished fifth as they won a tie-breaker with Elida as both teams finished the 18 hole tournament with a 350. The tie was broken based on each teams fifth score.

West Liberty Salem won the 18 team event with a score of 321. Allen East was second with a 326 and Shawnee was third with 335.

Zach Erhart led the Wildvats with an 83 (45-38), while Brady Mathew had an 84 (41-43) and Nathan Meyer had an 86 (41-45). Evan Recker finished the day with a 97 (47-50) and Noah Lambert was the teams fifth score with a 99 (48-51). Elida's fifth man score was a 105 by Max Stambaugh.

Parkway's Brian Schatzer was the tournament medalist shooting a 69. Schatzer shot a 32 on the front nine and closed out his round with a 37.

Elida's Trent Cutlip was the runner-up individual with a 74 and Aaron Tietje, Patrick Henry, was next with a 76.

Jacob Rutan helped West Liberty Salem to the win as he shot a 77 and Nick Sims had a 78. Ethan McBean had an 82, while Kannon Stillings and Casey Gay both had an 84.

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Team Results

1. West Liberty Salem 321; 2. Allen East 326; 3. Shawnee 335; 4. Van Buren 338; 5. Miami Valley 345; 6. Kalida 350; 7. Elida 350; 8. Parkway 352; 9. Patrick Henry 354; 10. Defiance 361; 11. Findlay 361; 12. Anthony Wayne 364; 13. Perry 408; 14. Waynesfield-Goshen 414; 15. Carey 416; 16. Paulding 416; 17. Delphos Jefferson 449; 18. Ridgemont 503.

Ottoville 178

Bluffton 183

BLUFFTON - Ottoville opened the 2013 golf season with a win over Bluffton.

The Big Green won a tightly contested match against the Pirates 178-183 at the Bluffton Golf Course.

Wesley Markward led the Big Green (1-0) with a 40 and Luke Schimmoeller followed with a 41. Brendan Schnipke had a 48 and Matt Turnwald had a 49.

Rich Streicher led the Pirates (0-1) with a 41 and James harrod had a 44. Eli Kunk had a 47 and Aaron Shaw a 51.

Miller City 182

Columbus Grove 208

OTTAWA - Austin Lammers captured medalist honors Tuesday as Miller City defeated Columbus Grove 182-208 in a dual match at the Country Acres Golf Course.

Lammers paced the Wildcat golfers with a 42. Jared Fuka and Liz Schimmoeller followed with 46s and Cody Sheets had a 48. Davis Lammers had a 49 and Jacob Schimmoeller had a 54.

Logan Diller paced the Bulldogs with a 50 and Kyle Welty had a 51. Brandon Hoffman had a 52 and Cody Woods a 55. Wyatt Mayberry finished with a 62 and Logan Hardeman had a 63.

Wednesday, August 7

Fort Jennings at Delphos Jefferson, 9 a.m.

Kalida at Ottoville, 9 a.m.

Thursday, August 8

Ottoville at Delphos Jefferson, 9 a.m.

Friday, August 9

Arcadia, Leipsic at Arlington, 10 a.m.

Kalida, Liberty-Benton at Fremont St, Joseph, 10 a.m.

Fort Jennings at Columbus Grove, 9 a.m.