North, South Putnam earn wins in golf Tuesday

Wednesday, April 12, 2006

From Staff Reports

After splitting its season opener, the North Putnam High School boys' golf team bounced back and defeated West Central Conference foe Monrovia 155-177 Tuesday at Old Hickory golf course.

J.J. Burns led the Cougars, shooting a 37, to earned medal honors. Eric Whitaker fell just one stroke short of medal honors, shooting a 38 while Patrick Byrd shot a 40. Jeremy Redman had a score of 40 while and Austin Malayer shot a 46. Stephen Roberts rounded out the Cougars scoring, shooting a 43.

In junior varsity action, the Cougars totaled 197 strokes led by Kyle Smith who shot a 41. Andy Curry had a 47 while Darren Wiatt finished with a 52. Josh Mitchener shot a 57 and Bill Shearer round out the JV score with 60.

The Cougars are back in action on Monday when they host Tri-West at Old Hickory starting a 4 p.m.

At Old Hickory


N. Putnam 155, Monrovia 177

N. Putnam -- Burns 37, Whitaker 38, Byrd 40, Redman 40, Roberts 43, Malayer 46

Monrovia -- Brooks 38, Dorsett 39, Raney 49, Chappell 51, Graves 52, Dillion 60

Junior Varsity

N.Putnam 197, Monrovia INC.

N. Putnam -- Smith 41, Curry 47, Wiatt 52, Mitchener 57, Shearer 60

Monrovia -- Monts 57

Next Meet -- The Cougars are back in action on Monday when they host Tri-West at Old Hickory starting a 4 p.m.

Eagles fall

South Putnam lost a close match to Danville Tuesday afternoon.

The Eagles finished with a score of 173, losing to Danville by just four strokes.

South Putnam's Tyler Newby shot an even-par score of 35 in the meet to earn medalist honors, while Ben Anderson finished with a 44.

Cory Welty shot a 45 on the day, followed by Rudger Bollman's score of 50. Tyler Shoffner rounded out the Eagles' top six with a score of 54.

The Eagles' JV squad also lost in Tuesday's match. Their total score for the day was 220, 30 strokes more than Danville's final score of 190.

South Putnam's next match will be Thursday when they'll hit the road to take on Tri -West at 4:30 p.m.

At South Putnam


South Putnam 173, Danville 169

South Putnam -- Tyler Newby 35, Ben Anderson 44, Cory Welty 45, Rudger Bollman 50, Tyler Shoffner 54

Danville -- Jeremy Gregory 39, Adam Barnhart 42, Levi Jones 43, Brock Scott 45, Andrew Lehr 46, Andrew Burch 47

Junior Varsity

South Putnam 220, Danville 190

South Putnam Joey Warrick 47, David Covalt 50, Cory Baldwin 51, Jordan Gregory 54, Brad Merkly 55, Matt Taylor 60

Next Match -- The Eagles will face Tri-West on the road Thursday at 4:30 p.m.

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