NH, Worrall second at MSC
Saturday provided a humid round for the Mid-Southern Conference boys’ golf championship at Wooded View Golf Course in Clarksville.
Of the 10-team field, no one was a match for Browns-town Central over the 18 holes. The Braves had four players under 80 to card a team score of 302. Led by Zach Pranger’s 74, Brownstown Central also had a strong day from Jake Olson (75), Caleb Hackman (75) and Luke Warren (78).
North Harrison finished runner-up to the Braves, 14 strokes back with a team score of 316.
Chris Worrall led North Harrison, carding a 3-over par 74. Through the first nine holes, Worrall played par golf. He concluded his round with birdies on the first and fourth holes, good for a second-place finish among individuals.
Leading the individual scoring was Scottsburg’s Andy Gladden, who carded a 73.
Also for North Harrison, Matt Bruce notched birdies on three of his first five holes to start 3-under par. Bruce went on to finish with a respectable 77. Lefty Dylan Spencer carded an 82, and Daniel Matthews shot an 83 to round out North Harrison’s scoring. Nick Morris also shot a 90.
Salem finished third overall with a 318, followed by Corydon Central’s 326.
For the Panthers, Josh Faulkenburg posted a solid round of 76 for a seventh-place finish overall. He finished off his round with a birdie on his final hole, No. 15.
Corydon Central’s Craig Whelan finished with one birdie and a round of 80 for the Panthers. Also scoring rounds for Corydon Central were Michael Merk (83), Brian Baker (87) and Ryan Coffman (88).
Worrall, Bruce and Faulkenburg received All-MSC honors.
Teams now look to the sectional tournament, which will take place Monday, June 8, at 8 a.m. at Valley View Golf Club in Floyds Knobs.
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Team scores ‘ 1. Brownstown Central 302, 2. North Harrison 316, 3. Salem 318, 4. Corydon Central 326, 5. Scottsburg 333, 6. Silver Creek 337, 7. Eastern (Pekin) 374, 8. Charlestown 406, 9t. Austin 425, 9t. Clarksville 425.
Individual scores ‘ 1. Gladden (Sco.) 73, 2t. Worrall (NH) 74, 2t. Seaton (SC) 74, 2t. Pranger (BC) 74, 5t. Olson (BC) 75, 5t. Hackman (BC) 75, 7. Faulkenburg (CC) 76, 8t. Bruce (NH) 77, 8t. White (SC) 77, 8t. Lilly (Sa.) 77, 8t. Brown (Sa.) 77.