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May 19, 2013

H.S. BOYS' GOLF: Hornets, Highlanders take conference crowns

> SOUTHERN INDIANA — Henryville won its second straight Southern Athletic Conference championship and its eighth in nine years on Saturday at Championship Pointe Golf Club.

It took a strong performance by all five Hornets.

The top four Henryville players all shot under 100 to help the Hornets shoot a 372 and edge Crothersville by one stroke and Borden by two.

“It like the way our kids hung in there and played consistently,” Henryville coach Robin Embry said.

Freshman Luke Davidson led the way for the Hornets with a critical 83. He was three strokes behind medalist Brian Money of Crothersville.

Mitchell Fields shot a 95, Cameron Furnish a 96, Charlie Lefebvre a 98 and Mason Edwards a 101 for Henryville.

“We always want to win conference,” Embry said. “That’s definitely always a goal for us.”

Borden had three all-conference performers in T.J. Fraley, who shot a 91, and Tony Wagoner III and Kamden Hurst, who both completed the course in 93 shots. Reilly Gray shot a 97 for the Braves.

Matt Wilson led New Washington with a 110.


Floyd Central beat runner-up Bedford North Lawrence by 16 shots to capture the Hoosier Hills Conference crown at Shadowood Golf Club in Seymour.

The Highlanders took three of the five all-conference spots, led by Connor Welch’s one-over-par 73. Welch finished one shot behind medalist Trey Turner of Bedford.

Daniel Shepherd finish in 75 and Alex Beyer shot a 78 for the Highlanders, who also got honorable mention All-HHC performances from Devin Jenkins (79) and Jack Sparrow (80).

New Albany finished sixth and Garrett Arnold’s team-best 79 earned him a spot on the honorable mention list. Kunal Khanushali shot an 82 for the Bulldogs.

Jeffersonville was led by Dalton Naiser’s 80.


Mid-Southern Conference powerhouse Corydon Central shot a 306 at Wooded View in Clarksville to beat runner-up Scottsburg by 20 strokes for the MSC championship.

Silver Creek was the highest-finishing local team with a fifth-place 348. Sam Garr led the Dragons with an All-MSC round of 80, which was tied for seventh overall.

Eastern finished sixth as a team, led by Tyler Neal’s 93. Charlestown was seventh behind Andrew Shaw’s 92. Chris Braun shot a 100 for the Pirates.

Clarksville’s Nick Cappola shot a 77 to finish third in the meet. He was three strokes behind Corydon medalist Timothy Wiseman. The Panthers’ Taylor Frederick finished second with a three-over 75.


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