October 19, 2010
Year of the
Heavy hitters look to continue winning ways
COLUMBUS, Ohio – The OHSAA boys and
girls Division I golf championships return to The Ohio State
University’s Scarlet and Gray courses this weekend. The tournament
tees off Friday, October 22 and concludes Saturday, October 23 when
team champions and individual medalists will be crowned.
At the Gray course (Par 70, 5,560 yards) six of the top 10 girls
Division I teams return from last year’s tournament, including state
champion Mason and runner-up West Chester Lakota West. Mason is
looking to become the first girls team to win the state championship
three years in a row.
A new individual champion will be determined in 2010, with the
previous year’s winner Tiana Jones (Alliance) having graduated.
Competing for the medalist award with the rest of the field are nine
of the top 20 individuals from 2009.
Twelve teams and 72 individuals will compete in boys Division I at
the Scarlet Course (Par 71, 7,043 yards). Returning state champion
Columbus St. Charles is looking for its second state title. Standing
in the Cardinals way are seven of the top 10 returning teams from
2009, including runner-up Cincinnati St. Xavier.
Korey Ward (Sr., West Chester Lakota West) looks to become the third
Ohio golfer to win three individual medalist awards at the state
tournament. Ward won his first medal in 2008, shooting a two-day
total of 151, and in 2009 won shooting 74 in a rain-shortened
Admission for the tournament is $9 and golfers tee off at 9:00 A.M.
at both locations. For daily results log on to ohsaa.org.
Contact: Paul Seiter,
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