Kalida wins PCL golf tournament
Monday, September 23, 2013 1:42 PM
OTTAWA - Kalida returned to the top of the Putnam County League golf standings Monday afternoon by winning the league tournament at the Country Acres Golf Course.Kalida won the PCL tournament by shooting a 329 to edge Miller City by seven strokes. Miller City finished with a 336 team score.
Leipsic finished third with a 376, Fort Jennings had a 378, Columbus Grove a 378 and Ottoville was sixth with a 381.
Kalida won the tournament by outplaying Miller City on the back nine. Miller City had an eight shot lead (160-168) at the turn before Kalida outshot Miller City 161-176 on the back nine, based on the four low scores for each team used for each teams score.
Kalida's Zach Erhart and Miller City's Jared Fuka shared medalist honors for the tournament as both shot a 77. It was the second straight year Fuka has been the PCL medalist as he shared it last year with Ottoville's Zach Weber.
Kalida and Miller City had three players each named to the PCL first team. Gaining first team honors for Kalida were Erhart, Evan Recker (82) and Brady Mathew (84), while getting honors for Miller City was Fuka, Davis Lammers (82) and Austin Lammers (84).
Second team honors went to Kalida's Jeff Knueve (86) and Collin Nartker (88), along with Wesley Markward (86) of Ottoville, Logan Diller (88) of Columbus Grove and Sam Vetter (89) of Fort Jennings.
Kalida's Collin Nartker had a hole in one Monday as he aced the Par-3 fifth hole.