Prospect golfers swing to 10-10 finish
ANDREW HEDERMAN was a consistent scorer for the Prospect golf team in the final two weeks of the regular season. Joshua Spaulding. (click for larger version)
October 03, 2011ALTON — The Prospect Mountain golf team closed out the final two weeks of the regular season with some solid performances and ended the year with a 10-10 record.
On Monday, Sept. 19, the coach Paul Hitchings and the Timber Wolves made the short trip down Route 11 to Farmington, where they took on the Winnisquam Bears and the host Tigers.
The Timber Wolves were able to walk away from that match with the victory, as they fired a 194 for the afternoon, besting Winnisquam's 200 and Farmington's 245.
The host Tigers had the medalist, as Jordan Damon shot 42 on his home course, but Prospect had three golfers come in under 50 to help show the way.
Jay Mousseau shot a 46, followed by the Hederman brothers in second and third. Andrew Hederman fired a 48 and Michael Hederman shot a 49. Jeff Olmsted rounded out the scoring for the Timber Wolves with a 51 for the afternoon.
The team made the trek to Franklin on Wednesday, Sept. 21, for a meet hosted by the Golden Tornadoes and also featuring the Cardinals of Stevens.
John Geddis of Franklin shot a 39 on the Mojalaki Golf Club course to earn medalist honors and the Timber Wolves again had three players fire under 50.
Prospect finished with a 179 for the afternoon, which placed them second behind the Cardinals, who fired a 177. Franklin finished with a 206 for third place.
Mousseau was the top Timber Wolf golfer, as he shot a 40. Andrew Hederman shot a 41 for second and Michael Hederman came through with a 48. Olmsted again rounded out the field of scoring for the Timber Wolves, as he shot a 50.
On Friday, Sept. 23, the Timber Wolves made the long trip to Jaffrey, where they teed off at the Shattuck Country Club against host Conant and Farmington.
The hosts came away with the win, as Seppala Maki shot a 43 to earn medalist honors and help Conant to a 184. Prospect shot a 211 and Farmington finished third with a 284.
Andrew Hederman was the top Timber Wolf golfer on the afternoon, as he fired a 48. Mousseau was second at 53, followed by Olmsted at 54 and Michael Hederman at 56.
That led to the final week of the season, where the Timber Wolves again had three matches on the board. On Tuesday, the Prospect boys came home second in a three-team match, as they fired a 209 to best Monadnock's 228, but host Kearsarge fired a 178 to get the win.
On Wednesday, the Timber Wolves journeyed to Campbell, where they finished third in a four-team meet.
Prospect shot a 185, while Conant led the way with a 166 and Kearsarge finished second with a 172. The host Cougars shot a 196 to finish fourth on the afternoon.
Mousseau shot a 43 to pace the way for Prospect, while Andrew Hederman was second at 46 and Olmsted was third at 47. Connor Stone was the fourth Timber Wolf scorer, as he fired a 49 to place all four scorers under 50 for the day.
The Timber Wolves closed out the week with a split, as they shot a 216 to best Franklin's 220, but were unable to best host Mascenic, who shot a 165 for the day.
Mousseau was first for Prospect at 51, followed by Andrew Hederman at 52 and Stone at 54. Michael Hederman rounded out the scoring for the Timber Wolves with a 59.
The state golf tournament will take place today, Oct. 6, at 9 a.m. at the White Mountain Country Club in Ashland. Individuals who qualify to move on will return to the course on Saturday, Oct. 8.
Joshua Spaulding can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 569-3126