BEN GARNER tees off at North Conway Country Club on Sept. 20. Joshua Spaulding. (click for larger version)
September 24, 2012NORTH CONWAY — The Kennett golf team ran into some tough competition on its home course on Thursday, Sept. 20.
The Eagles played host to St. Thomas and Oyster River at North Conway Country Club and weren't able to catch the southern teams, dropping a pair of decisions.
The Eagles had three golfers fire a 43 to lead the way and finished with a 231. St. Thomas led the way with an even 200 and Oyster River shot a 221 to finish second.
For the Eagles, Nate Ela and Quinn Duffy, playing out of the top two spots in the lineup for the Kennett boys, both fired a 43, as did Mike Ellison, playing in the fifth spot in the lineup.
Ben Garner was the fourth golfer for the Eagles, finishing with a 50 for the afternoon, while Tim Ryan shot a 52 playing from the seventh spot.
Danny MacDonald (53), Garrett Fortin (54) and Noah Rivers (56) rounded out the field of Eagle golfers on the afternoon.
To start the week, the Eagles were on the road at Coe-Brown and picked up one win on the day.
Goffstown fired a 199 to lead the field, with Hollis-Brookline finishing in second with a 200. The Eagles took third with a 228 and the host Bears finished at 238 to take fourth place.
In between the two meets, the Eagles had a meet at John Stark rained out. That meet will be made up today, Sept. 27, at Angus Lea Golf Course, with host John Stark and Sanborn. That is the final match of the regular season.
The Division II state championship will take place at Canterbury Woods on Thursday, Oct. 4, starting at 8:30 a.m.
Joshua Spaulding can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 569-3126