CLOVERDALE -- The Cloverdale boys' golf team defeated visiting Clay City and Eminence Tuesday. Cloverdale won with a total of 171, 13 strokes in front of Clay City and 78 strokes in front of Eminence.
Chris Arnold was the Clovers' low scorer with a 39, which earned him medalist honors. Michael Glassburn followed with a 40, while Sean Rhine and Blake Witt chipped in 46 each and Mike Wellington shot a 51. Keith Hathorn rounded out Cloverdale's varsity round with a 53.
"Chris had a rough start and battled the entire round. He did a great job fighting and recovering," CHS head coach Doug Wokoun said. Michael struggled as well. He had three birdies, but had to fight to keep his score at 40.
Cloverdale will host the Putnam County Tournament Thursday. Wokoun hopes his squad can take control of their play and put together a round they're capable of.
"If the battle against adversity is an honorable endeavor, then our guys are earning medals," Wokoun commented. "We just can't seem to make things work to our advantage. The rest of the week will be a serve test of our will and desire."
Cloverdale captured the junior varsity match as well with Alex Evans leading the Clover charge with a 42.
Cloverdale will host the Putnam County Tournament at 4:30 p.m. Thursday.
At Clover Meadows
Cloverdale 171, Clay City 184, Eminence 249
Medalist -- Arnold (CHS) 39
Cloverdale -- Arnold 39, Glassburn 40, Rhine 46, Witt 46, Wellingon 51, Hathorn 53.
Clay City -- Strain 41, Boggs 45, Stoops 45, Griffith 53, Achaffer 54, Graham 57.
Eminence -- Shupe 54, Wallace 61, Brewer 67, Collins 67, Asher 81.
Next match -- Cloverdale will host the Putnam County Tournament at 4:30 p.m. Thursday.