Golf action for Clermont County’s varsity boys squads has been plentiful, and in many situations, successful.
Bethel-Tate and Milford have emerged with the largest number of triumphs in recent competition.
New Richmond and Amelia have also been achieving victories
Fort Ancient Valley Conference Shootout
In the 18-team shootout that took place at Weatherwax Golf Course, Milford gained third place shooting 326 stokes, just four behind the champion, Walnut Hills’ Eagles. Amelia tied for seventh place with a 354 and Glen Este was 16th with a 458.
The Batavia Invitational was won by McNicholas' Rockets who stroked a 335. Badin was runner-up 341, Roger Bacon 343, Finneytown 352, and the host Bulldogs 416. The event took place at Elks Run.
Milford was 13th with 333 strokes at the Anderson Invitational that took place at Legendary Run. Elder's Panthers won the title shooting a 301.
Southern Buckeye Conference Preview
Western Brown's Broncos captured the Southern Buckeye Conference American Division Preview that took place at White Oak. The host Brown countians shot a 343, Bethel-Tate 350, New Richmond 381, Goshen 387, and Clermont Northeastern 432.
A total of 27 teams competed in the Fairfield Invitational that took place on the Fairfield Green South Trace. Middletown's Middies were the champions making 300 shots. Milford placed eighth with a 311. Tyler Regueyra, a junior, turned in the best 18-hole score for Milford with a 74.
The Tigers defeated Cincinnati Country Day's Indians 183-188 at Camargo.
The Red and Gray beat Batavia 352-385. The Bulldogs' Eric Brown, a sophomore, earned medalist honors by shooting a three-over par 75 at Friendly Meadows. Caleb Santel, a junior, shot an 81 for Batavia and Travis Tolin, a junior, paced the winners with an 82.
The Red and Gray won an inner-county, non-conference duel with Glen Este 168-193. Tolin turned in the best score of the day with a two-over par 37 on the back nine at White Oak.
Bethel-Tate broke even in a triangular bout. McNicholas shot 340, Bethel 350, and Cincinnati Country Day 364. The Tigers' Tolin was the medalist with a nine-over par 81 at Friendly Meadows.
The Eagles eased by Amelia 314-321 in an inner-county, non-division game of the Fort Ancient Valley Conference. The Barons' Bill Rhinehart, a senior, was the medalist with a one-over par 72 at Lindale. Milford's Jacob Blosser, a senior, and Regueyra stroked 74 and 79, respectively.
Harrison's Wildcats were the next victim of the Eagles. Milford won 146-161 in a game between members of the Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye Division. The Red and White's Connor Stookey, a senior, and Alec Hiler, a junior, both shot a one-under par 35 at Circling Hills to share the laurels of medalist.
Glen Este was another Fort Ancient Valley Conference adversary to fall before Milford by a tally of 160-202. The medalist was the Eagles' Stookey with a two-over par 37 on the back nine at White Oak. Stookey's teammate, Blosser, shot a 39 in this Fort Ancient Valley Conference Buckeye Division game.
The Lions won a Southern Buckeye Conference American Division battle under Goshen 170-186. The Red and Black's Tyler Flood, a sophomore, was the medalist with a five-over par 40 on the back nine at Deer Track.
The Lions also gnarled Norwood's Indians 170-217 at Little Miami. The winners' Dan Heflin, a senior, was medalist shooting a six-over par 41 in this non-conference game.
Taylor's Yellow Jackets stung New Richmond 154-183 at Shawnee Lookout.
The Barons crowned Miami Valley Christian 150-220 in a non-conference tilt. Amelia's Rhinehart was the medalist with a three-under par 32 on the back nine at Reeves. Teammates Tim Smith, a senior, and Andrew Johnson, a senior, putted 37 and 39, respectively.
Kings' Knights won a Fort Ancient Valley Conference Cardinal Division contest under Amelia 151-161. Rhinehart stroked a two-under par 33 to again receive the medalist title on the front nine at Lindale. Teammate Jeremy Marsh, a freshman, made 37 strokes.
In another Cardinal Division confrontation in the Fort Ancient Valley Conference, Wilmington's Hurricanes blew by the Barons 150-179. The bout took place on the front nine at Snow Hill.
The Bulldogs beat Bethel-Tate 176-207 in a duel that took place on the front nine at Elks Run. The winners' Brown was the medalist with a three-over par 39 in this Southern Buckeye Conference non-division game.
In a triangular event that took place at Camargo, the Green and White lost to Madeira's Mustangs and Roger Bacon's Spartans with the respective scores of 167-183-209. The 'Dogs' Brown recorded the lowest score of the event, a two-over par 37. Both were non-conference opponents.
The Warriors ironed out Clermont Northeastern 180-213 in the American Division of the Southern Buckeye Conference. The Red and Gray's Cody McClanahan and Jordan Poff shared the honor of being medalist as both shot a seven-over par 43 on the front nine at Deer Track.
Goshen was beaten by Western Brown 166-195 in the Southern Buckeye Conference American Division. The Clermont countians' Cole Kirkpatrick was the medalist with a two-over par 38 on the front nine at Deer Track.
The Trojans lost to Cincinnati Country Day's Indians 179-233 at Blue Ash in a non-conference confrontation.
Walnut Hills defeated the Purple and White 163-190 in a non-division encounter of the Fort Ancient Valley Conference played on the front nine at Avon Fields.