VERSAILLES – Arcanum won the 2016 Cross County Conference boys golf tournament while Franklin Monroe claimed the league championship on Thursday at Stillwater Valley Golf Club.
Arcanum’s boys shot a 344 at the conference tournament, winning the title by seven strokes over second place Newton.
Franklin Monroe, which was undefeated during the regular season, finished third in Thursday’s tournament with a 355. The perfect regular season and third place tournament finish was good enough for the Jets to win the 2016 CCC championship.
Tri-Village finished fourth in the conference tournament with a 361, Tri-County North was fifth with a 362, Miami East placed sixth with a 363, National Trail was seventh with a 368, Twin Valley South finished eighth with a 395, Bethel was ninth with a 403, Bradford finished 10th with a 430, Covington was 11th with a 453, Mississinawa Valley was 12th with a 459, and Ansonia finished 13th with a 529.
Carter Gray helped lead Arcanum to the tournament championship as he finished as the tournament runner up with an 18-hole round of 78. Also for the Trojans, Steven Vanatta shot an 85 to finish seventh overall, Cameron Reed shot an 89, Cade Brubaker shot a 92, Cameron Warner shot a 98, and Isaiah Smith shot a 100.
Hunter Rich led Franklin Monroe’s boys with a round of 86. Also for the Jets, Bryce Filbrun shot an 88, Noah Koffer shot an 89, Derek Lusher shot a 92, Jeremy Bridenbaugh shot a 95, and Luke Booher shot a 111.
Corbin Holzapfel led Tri-Village’s boys with an 84, placing sixth overall individually. Also for the Patriots, Luke Wheeler shot an 85 to finish seventh overall, Gage Hileman shot an 87, Brenden Durst shot a 105, Dillon McCullough shot a 105, and Derek Eyer shot a 116.
Alex Swabb led Bradford with a round of 80, finishing four overall as an individual. Also for the Railroaders, Hayden Dickerson shot a 101, Isaiah Painter shot a 110, Eric Sanders shot a 139, and Brayden Sanders shot a 188.
Kyler Guillozet led Mississinawa Valley with a 111. Also for the Blackhawks, Ethan Dirksen shot a 112, Jake Connor shot a 116, Mason Hiestand shot a 120, Mason Hummel shot a 122, and Matt Slyder shot a 152.
Trevor Martin led Ansonia with a round of 125. Also for the Tigers, Kaya Price shot a 130, Branden Heck shot a 137, Conner Lee shot a 137, and Carter Ward shot a 138.
Twin Valley South’s Nate Osborn shot an even-par 72 to win the individual championship. He also was named the CCC boys golfer of the year for a second consecutive season.
Franklin Monroe’s Brian Happy was named the CCC boys golf coach of the year.
In the girls portion of the tournament, National Trail won the conference championship with a 414. The Blazers were led by CCC tournament medalist Makenna Jones, who shot an 18-hole round of 82.
Arcanum finished second with a 435, Miami East was third with a 447, Covington was fourth with a 452, Tri-Village finished fifth with a 477, and Franklin Monroe finished sixth with a 492.
Lexi Unger led Arcanum’s girls with a round of 103, finishing fifth overall individually. Also for the Lady Trojans, Madi O’Daniel shot a 104 to finish sixth, Franchesca Hackworth shot a 106 to finish seventh, Brenna Loxley shot a 122, Alex Less shot a 137, and Madison Mankin shot a 142.
Andi Bietry led Tri-Village’s girls with a 107, finishing ninth overall as an individual. Also for the Lady Patriots, Emma Campbell shot a 109, Lauren Flory shot a 127, Julia Mellott shot a 134, and Becky O’Connor shot a 141.
Claire Haviza led Franklin Monroe’s girls with a round of 116. Also for the Lady Jets, Lacy Henninger shot a 120, Grace Zimmerman shot a 125, Danielle Nestor shot a 131, Ally Warner shot a 138, and Chelsi Edger shot a 143.
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