Division I Girls
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Centerville won the 2022 OHSAA Division I Girls Golf State Tournament by edging Dublin Jerome by just one stroke (613-614) at the Ohio State Gray Course.
The title marks the second girls state championship for Centerville and first since 1995.
Centerville was able to outlast Dublin Jerome after notching a two-stroke lead (312-314) after the first day of the tournament. Jerome posted a 300 on the tournament’s second day, but Centerville’s 301 was good enough to secure the team title.
Cincinnati Mercy McAuley’s Kylee Heidemann earned medalist honors as an individual after shooting a tournament-low 141, including a 1-under 69 in the second round. Dublin Jerome’s Audrey Ryu, the 2021 medalist, finished runner-up.
Lewis Center Olentangy freshman Meadow Tian placed sixth (81-66-147), but her second-round 66 set a new girls state tournament record for single round score and single round score to par.
Division II Girls
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Gahanna Columbus Academy shot an opening-round 317 and built a 20-shot first-day lead on its way to the 2022 Division II Girls Golf State Tournament title.
Columbus Academy’s 317 marked the second-best single-round score in Division II tournament history, while its two-day total of 647 matched the second-lowest team total in tournament history.
Sugarcreek Garaway finished runner-up with a 337-333-670.
Columbus Academy won its first state title in just its second trip to the state tournament, while Garaway took home its first top-two team trophy.
Gates Mills Hawken’s Ella Wong shot 76-76-152 to claim medalist honors for the second straight year. She is the eighth two-time medalist in girls state tournament history.
Division I Boys
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Cleveland St. Ignatius built a 12-stroke first-day lead, then withstood a historic comeback attempt to claim the 2022 OHSAA Division I Boys Golf State Tournament title at the Ohio State Scarlet Golf Course.
St. Ignatius won the team title for the second straight year and fourth time in school history. Its two-day total of 610 matched the third-best team score in Division I tournament history.
Mason finished runner-up on the strength of a second-round score of 294, the second-lowest single-round total in tournament history.
St. Ignatius senior Nick Piesen shot 74-74-148 to earn medalist honors. Four players tied for second with two-day totals of 150, including Mason’s Nathan Vonderhaar whose second-day 70 was the only individual round at par or better.
Divsion II Boys
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Kettering Archbishop Alter won the 2022 OHSAA Division II Boys Golf State Tournament by 16 strokes (618-634) over runner-up Gahanna Columbus Academy at The Ohio State Scarlet Golf Course in Columbus.
Alter posted identical 309 scores on both days of the tournament and led by 11 strokes (309-320) after Friday’s opening round. Columbus Academy posted the second-best team score both days of the tournament (320-314).
Alter junior Davis Gochenouer earned medalist honors with a 72-76-148 score, while teammate T.J. Kreusch was runner-up with a 77-73-150.
Alter claimed its fifth boys golf state tournament title and first since 1999. Columbus Academy, which owns 12 state team titles, finished runner-up for the ninth time.
Division III Boys
Sunbury, Ohio - Cincinnati Seven Hills improved by 15 shots and overcame a 12-stroke deficit to claim the Division III boys golf state championship at NorthStar Golf Club.
Seven Hills shot a 337 in Friday’s opening round but followed that with a 322 to edge past first-day leader Newark Catholic (325-339-664). The team title is the second in school history for Seven Hills, with the last one coming in 2016, while Newark Catholic claimed its first top-two finish at the state tournament.
Youngstown Cardinal Mooney junior Rocco Turner earned medalist honors with a 74-71-145 scorecard. Turner’s second-round 71 was just one shot off the NorthStar Division III tournament record. Middletown Christian’s Josh Winhusen carded a 77-72-149 to finish runner-up.