Golf Buccaneers pick up more wins in three matches last week


WESTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Buccaneer golf team racked up three more wins over three matches last week.

The Bucs competed at Bel Meadow on Sept. 11 in a five-team outing and took third place.

Robert C. Byrd won the team title with a 174 while Lincoln was second with a 191 while the Bucs were third with an impressive 199. Rounding out the field was South Harrison and Philip Barbour.

Robert C. Byrd’s Tyler Stemple took low medalist honors with a 39 while  Lincoln’s Payton Moore was second with a 40.

Brady Hurst turned in the Bucs best score with a 45 while Evan Coffman shot a 49.

Isaac Lane carded a 52 while Tucker Hurst had a 53 and Landon Hitt shot a 61 for the Bucs.

The next day at the Mountainview Golf Course in Morgantown, the Bucs had a rough day as they finished third of three teams.

University won the event shooting a 189 while North Marion took second with a 194.

The Bucs shot a 232.

North Marion’s Michael Harris was low medalist with a 42 while University’s Jack Giobbia was second with a 44.

The low Buccaneer was Coffman with a 52.

The rest of the line-up was Brady Hurst with a 59, Lane with a 60, Tucker Hurst with a 61 and Hitt with a 62.

Last Thursday, the Bucs competed in a quad with Lewis County, Notre Dame and Elkins and placed third in the event.

Lewis County won the team title with a 166 while Notre Dame was second with a 202 and the Bucs were third with a 212. Elkins placed fourth with a 259.

Lewis County’s Ayden Wyckoff earned first place shooting a 37 while teammate Austin Riley was second with a 39.

Coffman led the Bucs with a 47 while Brady Hurst fired a 48, Lane shot a 56 and Tucker Hurst carded a 61.

“I am extremely proud of the team,” remarked Buckhannon-Upshur head coach Jason Westfall.  “We have faced some difficult courses and some difficult teams down the stretch. Both have helped us prepare for the Big 10 Conference Tournament and regionals at the beautiful Williams Country Club Course.  Each player has grown so much within their game and some results have shown.  The players have handled this period of growth and learning with class.”

The Bucs were slated to play in the Big 10 Conference Tournament this past Monday at the Tygart Lake Golf Course and at Preston on Tuesday.

The will compete in the regional tournament Monday at the Williams Country Club in Weirton.

At Bel Meadow Golf Course

Robert C. Byrd (174)

Jimmy Hawkins – 42

Tyler Stemple – 39

Alex Hawkins – 46

Gavin Kennedy – 47

Tanner Hogue – 54

Lincoln (191)

Payton Moore – 40

Baron Swiger – 48

John Lopez – 49

Megan Boyce – 61

Hailey Boyce – 54

Logan Hostuttler – 54

Buckhannon-Upshur (199)

Evan Coffman – 49

Isaac Lane – 52

Brady Hurst – 45

Tucker Hurst – 53

Landon Hitt – 61

South Harrison (212)

Caleb Jenkins – 48

Dakota McNemar – 47

Ethan Titus – 62

Zach Carpenter – 64

Ethan Tyler – 66

Luke Messenger – 55

Philip Barbour (incomplete team)

Trent Tallman – 49

Corey Martin – 60

Brady Richardson – 71

At Mountainview Golf Course

University (189)

Jackson Harper – 51

Jack Giobbia – 44

Levi Watson – 46

Sam Zeni – 50

Adam Fox – 49

Mathew Payne – 58

North Marion (194)

Michael Harris – 42

Lex Shaffer – 46

Rylan Gump – 51

Bryce Rhoades – 56

Dylan Runner – 55

Peyton Taylor – 57

Buckhannon-Upshur (232)

Evan Coffman – 52

Brady Hurst – 59

Isaac Lane – 60

Landon Hitt – 62

Tucker Hurst – 62

At Stonewall Resort Golf Course

Lewis County (166)

Ayden Wyckoff – 37

Kole Bozic – 43

Austin Riley – 39

Hunter Heath – 53

Chase Freeman – 47

Luke Riley – 50

Notre Dame (202)

Anthony Rogers – 47

Ethan Mehr – 45

Sam Snider – 49

Patrick Mehr – 53

Karlie Mingh – 61

Buckhannon-Upshur (212)

Evan Coffman – 47

Brady Hurst – 48

Isaac Lane – 56

Tucker Hurst – 61

Elkins (259)

Ivan Sanders – 56

Harman Young – 70

Gabby Bedford – 69

Chase Bedford – 64


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