Patriot senior sizzles with 70June 2, 2014
From Herald Staff Reports
The final regular-season invitational on Saturday for three local golf teams featured 16 teams, 90 golfers, six ranked squads and one sizzling performance from a senior peaking at the most opportune time.
Heritage Hills senior Preston Van Winkle earned medalist honors at the Providence Invitational at Champions Pointe Golf Club in Henryville, roaring to a 2-under-par 70 over 18 holes. Van Winkle was the only golfer to score under par and topped the second-place golfer by three strokes. Van Winkle has collected medalist honors nine times this season.
The Patriots (322) finished ninth as No. 2 Columbus North (300), No. 11 Bloomington South (306), No. 8 Corydon Central (311), No. 19 Floyd Central (311) and No. 7 Center Grove (312) made up the top five teams. Jasper (327) took 11th place and Southridge (359) finished 16th.
Cam Weyer paced Jasper with a 77, Reid Lorey and Jacob Bartley each shot a 78 and Carson Pierce finished with a 95.
Tyler Gray carded Southridge’s low score with a 75, Beau Schneider finished with an 81 and Mitch Steinkamp (100) and Drew Dearing (103) also pitched in for the Raiders.
For Heritage Hills, Corey Teaford offered a 78, Dakota Deller scored an 85 and Alex Gordon notched an 89.
Jasper, Southridge and Heritage Hills all begin postseason play with Friday’s sectional at Sultan’s Run Golf Club in Jasper.
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