Polk golfers battle winds, WHC foes to take second at TCC

Published 6:22 pm Friday, April 7, 2017

Polk County golfers battled high winds and cool temperatures Thursday to finish in a tie with Owen, 11 strokes behind Hendersonville, in a Western Highlands Conference match at Tryon Country Club.

The Wolverines teamed for a score of 361, trailing only the Bearcats’ 350. Madison placed fourth with a score of 409 as inclement weather kept the remaining schools from competing.

Gabe O’Brien and Dillon Overholt had matching 88s to lead the Wolverines, with Jaylon Bontrager posting a 90 and Hunter Lynch carding a 95. Also competing were Josh Chupp (101) and Trey Thompson (104).

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Owen’s Garrett Miller had an 88 to lead all players.

Polk County is slated to be back in action on Tuesday, facing Chase at Meadowbrook Golf Course.

Submitted by PolkSports.com