MT golf 2nd at season-opening McClain Invit.


By Chris Hoppes - [email protected]



Miami Trace sophomore Hayden Walters watches his putt on the No. 9 green during the McClain Invitational Friday, Aug. 5, 2016 held at Buckeye Hills.


Chris Hoppes | Record-Herald

Washington Blue Lion sophomore Tyler Rood tees off on hole No. 10 at Buckeye Hills during the McClain Invitational Friday, Aug. 5, 2016, the opening match of the season for the Blue Lions.


Chris Hoppes | Record-Herald

The Miami Trace Panthers and Washington Blue Lions took part in the McClain golf invitational Friday at Buckeye Hills.

It was the first event of the 2016-17 high school sports season.

The Panthers placed second with a team score of 344.

“I was very happy with that result,” Miami Trace head coach Kyle McConnaughey said.

Adena won the meet with a team total of 321.

For the Panthers, senior Mitchell Creamer led the way with a 78.

Senior Ashton Cox shot an 86.

Sophomore Tyler Eggleton had a score of 88; senior Jacob Batson, 92; junior Cameron Carter, 96 and sophomore Hayden Walters, 115.

The medalist, a competitor from Adena, shot a 77.

Washington Blue Lion scores were not available Friday.

The Panthers and Blue Lions begin SCOL play in this, the final year of the league, in a quad match Monday at 4 p.m. at Snow Hill Country Club, along with McClain and host Wilmington.

Miami Trace sophomore Hayden Walters watches his putt on the No. 9 green during the McClain Invitational Friday, Aug. 5, 2016 held at Buckeye Hills.
http://recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_HaydenWaltersMTgolf852016.jpgMiami Trace sophomore Hayden Walters watches his putt on the No. 9 green during the McClain Invitational Friday, Aug. 5, 2016 held at Buckeye Hills. Chris Hoppes | Record-Herald

Washington Blue Lion sophomore Tyler Rood tees off on hole No. 10 at Buckeye Hills during the McClain Invitational Friday, Aug. 5, 2016, the opening match of the season for the Blue Lions.
http://recordherald.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/web1_TylerRoodwchgolf852016.jpgWashington Blue Lion sophomore Tyler Rood tees off on hole No. 10 at Buckeye Hills during the McClain Invitational Friday, Aug. 5, 2016, the opening match of the season for the Blue Lions. Chris Hoppes | Record-Herald

By Chris Hoppes

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