FINDLAY — Wauseon’s Andy Scherer was the lone local state qualifier out of the Division II boys district golf tournament held Thursday at Findlay Country Club.
The top two teams, and top two individuals not on a qualifying team advanced to state.
Scherer tied for sixth with Nick McMullen of Galion, each carding an 82. The other individual qualifier was Ryan Chapman of Ontario who tied for fourth and shot an 81.
The top two teams were Galion with a 317 and Liberty-Benton with a 342. Locally, Wauseon finished fifth with a 363 and Swanton was eighth at 387.
After Scherer for Wauseon, Luke Wheeler (T-27th) came in with a 92, Jackson Gleckler (T-31st) 93 and Dylan Grahn (T-38th) 96.
Swanton’s best finish was from Garrett Swank who placed 23rd with a 90. Sam Betz was one of four who tied with Wheeler with a 92, while Lucas Bloom finished in a four-way tie for 38th with a 96. Devon Crouse added a 109 for the Bulldogs.
The Division II Boys State Golf Tournament kicks off Friday morning at the Ohio State University Golf Club Scarlet Course.
D-II Boys District Golf
Team Scores (Top 9)
*Indicates qualifying team
1. Galion* 317 (Matthew McMullen 78, Spencer Keller 76, Nick McMullen 82, Bronson Dalenberg 81, Max Longwell 96); 2. Liberty-Benton* 342 (Noah Brand 84, Brice McDaniel 79, Austin Hanni-Wells 94, Noah Miles 98, Patrick Streacker 85); 3. Ottawa-Glandorf 353; 4. Bryan 354; 5. Wauseon 363; 6. Shelby 375; 7. Port Clinton 382; 8. Swanton 387; 9. Perkins 394.