Byron tops MHS golfers

BYRON – Byron posted a 176-191 victory over Mendota in varsity boys’ golf action on Sept. 14 at Byron.

Jack Beetz and Ethan Hanaman paced the Trojans, each with scores of 46. Logan Brandner was next on the card with a 49, followed by Owen Aughenbaugh (50), Clayton Buffington (54) and Drake Dennis (61).

“Our worst team total of the year and it cost us a gettable match,” said MHS coach David Ross. “Byron played well – if we shoot our average we are right in the mix tonight.”

Byron’s Maison Brandt checked in with the low score at 41.

Mendota salvaged a split on the day by taking the junior varsity match, 222-233.

Cale Strouss led the way for the Trojans with a 48, which was good enough for meet medalist honors. Teammate Braden McPheeters was just one stroke back with a 49. Completing the Mendota lineup were Connor Egler (60), Kody Becket (65), Jack Mikolasek (67) and Dominik Stamberger (68).


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