Versailles boys golf team wins MAC championship


By Kyle Shaner - kshaner@aimmedianetwork.com



Versailles’ Nicholas Litten-Stonebraker hits a shot during the Midwest Athletic Conference boys golf tournament on Saturday at Stillwater Valley Golf Club.


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VERSAILLES – Led by conference champion Nicholas Litten-Stonebraker, the Versailles boys golf team won the Midwest Athletic Conference championship on Saturday at Stillwater Valley Golf Club.

Versailles shot a 323 in the MAC tournament, winning the championship by three strokes over runner up Delphos St. John’s. Versailles and St. John’s entered the conference tournament tied in the league standings so Versailles won the 2016 MAC title by virtue of its tournament championship.

Litten-Stonebraker shot an 18-hole round of 74 to tie for tournament medalist honors along with Derek Klausing of St. John’s. Litten-Stonebraker also was named the MAC’s boys golfer of the year.

Versailles’ Alex Groff shot a 78 in the MAC tournament to finish third overall and Kyle Cotner shot an 83 to tie for sixth. Both Cotner and Groff earned first team all-MAC honors along with Litten-Stonebraker.

The Tigers’ Isaac Ruhenkamp shot an 88 during the MAC tournament and earned second team all-league recognition.

Versailles’ Austin Pleiman shot a 94 during Saturday’s tournament and Will Eversole shot a 100.

Following Versailles and St. John’s, St. Henry finished third in the MAC tournament with a 337. Minster was fourth with a 349, Fort Recovery finished fifth with a 380, Parkway was sixth with a 383, Coldwater was seventh with a 391, Marion Local placed eighth with a 393, New Knoxville was ninth with a 412, and New Bremen finished 10th with a 418.

2016 MAC boys golf tournament

Team results

1 Versailles 323

2 Delphos St. John’s 326

3 St. Henry 337

4 Minster 349

5 Fort Recovery 380

6 Parkway 383

7 Coldwater 391

8 Marion Local 393

9 New Knoxville 412

10 New Bremen 418

Individual results

Nicholas Litten Stonebraker VER 74

Derek Klausing DSJ 74

Alex Groff VER 78

Austin Lucas DSJ 80

Jack Romer SH 80

Jordan Brackman MIN 83

Kyle Cotner VER 83

Adam Gerker DSJ 83

Ryan Grieshop SH 83

Ben Stubbs MIN 85

Kyle Naumann SH 86

Adam Knapke MIN 87

Collin Fleck ML 88

Isaac Ruhenkamp VER 88

Seth King SH 88

Grant Csukker DSJ 89

Lucas Grieshop SH 90

Mason Baxter PARK 91

Trey Wolters CW 91

Tyler Leichliter NB 91

Elliott Courtney DSJ 92

Harrison Kaup FR 93

Jack Wehe PARK 93

Rylee Deitsch SH 94

Grant Knapke FR 94

Robert Buescher DSJ 94

Grant Voisard MIN 94

Austin Pleiman VER 94

Andrew Fisher CW 95

Austin Faller FR 95

Grant Koenig MIN 95

Cole Schoenleben PARK 98

Micaiah Cox FR 98

Ray Newton NK 99

Jack Bohman ML 99

Alex Worms CW 100

Will Eversole VER 100

Ashton Hamrick PARK 101

Ben Menke NK 101

Dylan Homan ML 102

Calvin Rammel FR 103

Logan Lazier MIN 104

Garret Pleiman ML 104

Austin Pohl FR 105

Derek Bergman NB 105

Robert Egbert NK 105

Ben Schmitmeyer CW 105

Caden Seitz CW 105

Jack Bartholomew NK 107

Duncan Morton PARK 107

Nick Thobe NK 108

Cole Hemmelgarn NB 109

Tim Knapschaefer ML 109

Andy Metz PARK 109

Alex Raffle CW 110

Devon Thieman NB 113

Nate Tinnerman NK 115

Seth Kelch ML 121

Mitchell Moeller NB 129

Austin Schmitmeyer NB 135

2016 MAC boys golf standings

Season points MAC tournament points Total

1 Versailles 16 18 34

2 Delphos St. John’s 16 16 32

3 St. Henry 14 14 28

4 Minster 14 12 26

5 Parkway 8 8 16

5 Fort Recovery 6 10 16

7 Coldwater 8 6 14

8 Marion Local 4 4 8

9 New Knoxville 4 2 6

10 New Bremen 2 0 2

All-MAC boys golf

First team

Nicholas Litten Stonebraker Versailles

Derek Klausing Delphos St. John’s

Jordan Brackman Minster

Austin Lucas Delphos St. John’s

Kyle Cotner Versailles

Adam Gerker Delphos St. John’s

Ben Stubbs Minster

Collin Fleck Marion Local

Kyle Naumann St. Henry

Adam Knapke Minster

Jack Romer St. Henry

Alex Groff Versailles

MAC boys golfer of the year: Nicholas Litten-Stonebraker, Versailles

Second team

Mason Baxter Parkway

Lucas Grieshop St. Henry

Isaac Ruhenkamp Versailles

Seth King St. Henry

Grant Csukker Delphos St. John’s

Andrew Fisher Coldwater

Ryan Grieshop St. Henry

Rylee Deitsch St. Henry

Honorable mention

Trey Wolters Coldwater

Cole Schoenleben Parkway

Micaiah Cox Fort Recovery

Grant Knapke Fort Recovery

Austin Faller Fort Recovery

Harrison Kaup Fort Recovery

Tyler Leichliter New Bremen

Robert Buescher Delphos St. John’s

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Versailles’ Nicholas Litten-Stonebraker hits a shot during the Midwest Athletic Conference boys golf tournament on Saturday at Stillwater Valley Golf Club.
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By Kyle Shaner

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