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Eagle golf falls in close match

April 27, 2013

COLUMBIA CITY — Though Columbia City’s golf team didn’t end the night victorious Friday, the Eagles came the closest to beating Homestead since 2009.

Columbia City fell 157-162, but it wasn’t from lack of talent on the Spartans’ end.

Columbia City’s Tyler Green finished on par with 36 strokes. Fellow Eagle Spencer Klimek also finished under 40, with a 39. Green rebounded from a 41 the night before, a prediction of Head Coach Andrew Thompson’s that held true.

“It was nice to see Tyler recover from last night and shoot par at home,” Thompson said.

Columbia City posted two other scores below 45, including Max Dryer’s 43 and a 44 from Trent Murphy.

But none could predict a co-medalist performance from Homestead’s No. 4 linkster, Grant Jagger, who also scored par Friday night.

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