CLAYTON -- North Putnam defeated Cascade and Owen Valley in a three-way match at Deer Creek Tuesday night. The Cougars scored 170 points to capture first with Cascade in second with 178 and Owen Valley in third with 193.
J.J. Burns led the Cougars with a medalist-worthy 37. Jeremy Redman shot a 42 and Patrick Byrd carded a 45. Aaron Vondersaar and Austin Malayer each shot 46.
"J.J. has developed into the leader of this team," North Putnam head coach David Fox noted.
Vonderaar shot his 46 after a night were he shared medalist honors. Fox acknowledged the freshman struggled on the course and joked that he got acquainted with a sand trap for the first time.
North Putnam will travel to Crawfordsville to battle with the Athenians and Greencastle at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.
At Deer Creek G.C.
North Putnam 170, Cascade 178, Owen Valley 193.
Medalist -- Burns (NP) 37
North Putnam -- Burns 37, Redman 42, Byrd 5, Malayer 46, Vondersaar 46.
Cascade -- Rosenbaun 42, Russo 43, Arthur 44, Keutzek 49, Miller 52.
Owen Valley -- Cullier 44, Jackson 45, Garvin 50, Lane 54.
Next match -- North Putnam will travel to Crawfordsville to battle with the Athenians and Greencastle at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.