Golfers claim 2 wins


MENDOTA – The Mendota varsity golf team chalked up wins over Sterling Newman and Orion on Aug. 26 at the Mendota Golf Club.

The Trojans and Newman both ended with a score of 170, but MHS prevailed with the fifth individual score being three strokes under Newman’s fifth player. Orion shot a 193.

MHS’s Ethan Hanaman earned meet medalist honors with a sizzling round of 37. Logan Brandner checked in next with a 40, while Owen Aughenbaugh carded a 46. Clay Buffington (47), Drake Dennis (52) and Liam McGann (52) completed the Trojan lineup.

Mendota (204) beat out Newman (261) in junior varsity competition.

Cale Strouss of Mendota recorded the low round in the meet with a 45. Also competing for the Trojans were Dom Stamberger (50), Evan McPheeters (54), Jacob Ensor (55), Braden McPheeters (57) and Jack Mikolasek (64).