Franklin Monroe boys golf team finishes 6th at OHSAA sectional tournament


By Kyle Shaner - kshaner@aimmedianetwork.com



Franklin Monroe’s Noah Koffer hits a shot during an Ohio High School Athletic Association sectional tournament on Tuesday at Beechwood Golf Course.


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ARCANUM – Franklin Monroe’s season ended Tuesday with a sixth place finish in the Ohio High School Athletic Association Division III boys golf sectional tournament at Beechwood Golf Course.

The Jets shot a 370 in the sectional tournament, finishing 11 strokes out of district-qualifying position. The top four teams – Mechanicsburg with a 341, Fort Loramie with a 347, Fairlawn with a 347 and Lehman Catholic with a 359 – earned spots in the district tournament.

Dayton Christian finished fifth in the sectional tournament with a 368, Jackson Center was seventh with a 380, Triad was eighth with a 384, Russia finished ninth with a 385, Twin Valley South was 10th with a 393, Botkins was 11th with a 419, Houston finished 12th with a 431, Riverside was 13th with a 433, and Dixie finished 14th with a 443.

Noah Koffer led Franklin Monroe with an 18-hole round of 86, finishing 11th overall and one stroke out of district-qualifying position. Also for the Jets, Hunter Rich shot an 89, Bryce Filbrun shot a 93, Derek Lusher shot a 102, and Jeremy Bridenbaugh shot a 103.

Dayton Christian’s Philip Miller was the tournament medalist with a round of 74. He qualified for districts along with Botkins’ Josh Miller, who shot an 81; Twin Valley South’s Nathan Osborn, who shot an 81; and Dayton Christian’s Ben Kiser, who shot an 85.

For complete results from the sectional tournament, visit swdab.org.

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Franklin Monroe’s Noah Koffer hits a shot during an Ohio High School Athletic Association sectional tournament on Tuesday at Beechwood Golf Course.
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By Kyle Shaner

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Kyle Shaner may be reached at 937-569-4316. Follow me on Twitter @KShanerAdvocate or get updates on Facebook by searching Darke County Sports or Advocate 360. For more features online go to dailyadvocate.com.

Kyle Shaner may be reached at 937-569-4316. Follow me on Twitter @KShanerAdvocate or get updates on Facebook by searching Darke County Sports or Advocate 360. For more features online go to dailyadvocate.com.