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FORT WAYNE â€” Though Columbia Cityâ€™s golf team didnâ€™t win Tuesday night against undefeated Northeast Hoosier Conference foe Carroll, the Eagles posted their best score of the season. The Chargers won 151-166.
â€śItâ€™s our best total of the year,â€ť Columbia City Head Coach Andrew Thompson said. â€śIt was a good night for us at Autumn Ridge. We had a good showing."
Columbia Cityâ€™s players hadnâ€™t played the course in their varsity careers, and Thompson was impressed with their performance.
Max Dryer and Dustin Parrett of Columbia City each shot 41s.
Drew Burnsworth and Trent Murphy werenâ€™t far behind, just one stroke more with 42s.
Thompson said Burnsworthâ€™s 42 was impressive after shooting a seven and an eight on two holes, making an average of four strokes on the remaining seven holes. Eagle Derek Philbee brought in the fifth score with a 43.
Alec Ramsey of Carroll was the medalist, shooting par. Three other Charger linksters scored below 40.
The Eagles are now 1-8 and 0-4 in the NHC.
â€śIn the end itâ€™s still a loss but itâ€™s definitely a step in the right direction,â€ť Thompson said.
Columbia Cityâ€™s match at Leo tonight got rescheduled for next Thursday.View more articles in: