O’Brien’s 83 leads Polk golfers in solid effort at Mountain Air

Published 12:16 pm Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Polk County continued to establish itself as one of the Western Highlands Conference’s better boys golf teams this season, taking fourth Tuesday in a conference match at Mountain Air Golf Club.

The Wolverines fired a team total of 353, just off the pace of a lead group that included Owen (331), Avery (337) and Hendersonville (338).

Mitchell (398), Mountain Heritage (404) and Madison (428) rounded out the team scoring.

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Gabe O’Brien fired an 83 to lead the Wolverines, with Dillon Overholt adding an 85. Jaylon Bontrager finished with a 90 and Josh Chupp had a 95 for Polk. Hunter Lynch (99) and Nick Wilson (101) rounded out the scoring.

Owen’s Garrett Miller carded a 75 to take medalist honors, with Hendersonville’s Ian Trace posting a 78 to take second.

Polk County is slated to host another WHC meet on Thursday, with teams gathering at Tryon Country Club for a 1 p.m. match.

Submitted by PolkSports.com