Area golfers advance to Division II districts

September 26, 2012

PDT Sports Report

The Portsmouth golf team along with West’s Todd Galloway and Northwest’s Cameron Pope advanced to next week’s Division II Southeast District tournament after Tuesday’s sectional action at Shawnee Golf Course.

The Trojans shot a team score of 354, good enough for third place, nine shots better than Hillsboro and 12 fewer than Jackson. Chesapeake and Gallia Academy each shot a 332 to lead all teams that competed.

Galloway’s 85 and Pope’s 87 were enough to qualify as individuals as each of their teams failed to advance. The top five teams and top five individuals who did not have their teams advance move on.

Locally, the Mohawks finished seventh with a score of 385, the Senators shot a 412 for an 11th place result and Minford rounded it out with a 435, good enough for 16th. It was a good day for Hillsboro as Austin Bagshaw was the medalist of the event, shooting a 72.

All teams and individuals that advance will play next Wednesday at the Pickaway Country Club in district action. The Division III Sectional Tournament will take place at 9 a.m. Wednesday at Shawnee.

Division II Southeast Sectional Golf Tournament

At Shawnee GC

1. Chesapeake — 332

1. Gallia Academy — 332

3. Portsmouth — 354

4. Hillsboro (H) — 363

5. Jackson — 366

7. Northwest (NW) — 385

11. West (W) — 412

14. Minford — 435

Medalist: Austin Bagshaw (H) — 72

Locals advancing: Todd Galloway (W) — 85; Cameron Pope (NW) — 87.


Waverly def. Minford 25-15, 25-5, 25-15

Waverly improved to 14-1 on the season and 9-0 in SOC II play with a three-set sweep Tuesday of host Minford.

Bri Wiget led the Tigers with 13 kills, Kayla Riffe recorded seven digs and Kala Hall finished with 36 assists. Waverly returns home Thursday to face West while the Falcons host South Webster.

Waverly 25 25 25

Minford 15 5 15

Valley def. Northwest 25-9, 25-23, 25-19

Host Valley shocked Northwest in Tuesday’s SOC II match, sweeping the Mohawks to split the season series and improve the Indians record to 3-12 overall and 3-6 in conference play.

Elysia Montgomery led the Valley attack with 27 assists and 19 points, six of them coming via aces. McKenzie Coriell added nine digs and five points while Bethany Conley chipped in with 10 kills and eight digs.

Valley travels Thursday to Wheelersburg and Northwest travels to Oak Hill.

Northwest 9 23 19

Valley 25 25 25

Wheelersburg def. West 25-21, 25-21, 25-22

Fay Proehl’s 15 kills and Hannah Duckworth’s 37 assists helped lead visiting Wheelersburg to a three-set sweep of West in Tueday’s SOC II match.

The Pirates improved to 7-5 on the season and 6-3 in conference action. Wheelersburg hosts Valley Thursday and West travels to Waverly.

Wheelersburg 25 25 25

West 21 21 22

Clay def. Symmes Valley 35-12, 25-14, 26-24

Clay will be going into Thursday’s home rematch with Eastern on a high note as the Panthers swept host Symmes Valley Tuesday night in an SOC I match.

Gabby Hickman finished with 24 assists to go along with her 17 points, Annie Hopkins had 12 kills and Katie Redding recorded four points and three blocks in the win. Clay is now 12-2 on the season.

The Vikings go Thursday to Green.

Clay 25 25 26

Symmes Valley 12 14 24

Notre Dame def. East 25-12, 25-12, 25-23

Visiting Notre Dame had no issues with East Tuesday night, defeating the Tartans in straight sets in SOC I action.

The Titans improve to 13-3 on the year and welcome New Boston on Thursday while East ventures to Western. Full statistics were unavailable at press time.

Notre Dame 25 25 25

East 12 12 23


South Webster 3, Jackson 1

Derek Rowe broke a 1-1 tie in the first half with the eventual game-winning goal from Kahler Rockwell as host South Webster defeated Jackson 3-1 in Tuesday’s nonleague action.

Rowe also assisted on Seth Goddard’s tally for the first goal of the evening and Denver Fuller capped the night’s scoring with an unassisted goal late in the first half. Lance Swords stopped nine shots in the win.

The Jeeps (7-2-2, 3-0-1) host New Boston Thursday.

Jackson 1 0 — 1

South Webster 3 0 — 3

Scoring Summary:

First Half: South Webster — Seth Goddard (Derek Rowe); Jackson — Brandon Ghearing (TEAM); South Webster — Derek Rowe (Kahler Rockwell); South Webster — Denver Fuller (unassisted).

Second Half: NONE

Saves: Jackson — Casey Walker (7); South Webster — Lance Sowrds (9).

Records: Jackson n/a; South Webster 7-2-2.