Leppelmeier lead Birds to fourth at state golf


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Pettisville’s Max Leppelmeier putts one in a match from earlier this season at Ironwood. Leppelmeier earned runner-up honors at the Division III state boys golf tournament over the weekend, finishing one stroke behind state champion Brookston Hummel of Berlin Hiland.

Pettisville’s Max Leppelmeier putts one in a match from earlier this season at Ironwood. Leppelmeier earned runner-up honors at the Division III state boys golf tournament over the weekend, finishing one stroke behind state champion Brookston Hummel of Berlin Hiland.


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The Pettisville golf team placed fourth at the state tournament.


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A runner-up finish from Max Leppelmeier led Pettisville to a fourth place finish at the Division III state boys golf tournament which wrapped up Saturday.

He shot a 147 over two rounds to finish just one shot behind state champion Brookston Hummel of Berlin Hiland. Each golfer shot a 74 in the first round, but in the second Hummel shot a 72 and Leppelmeier 73.

Carsten Judge of Wellington School tied Leppelmeier for second.

As a team, Pettisville shot a 669 to finish fourth. Canton Central Catholic totaled 615 for the state title.

Also for the Blackbirds, Tommy McWatters shot a 163, Caleb Nafziger 170, Levi Myers 189 and Jake King 202.

In Division II, Andy Scherer represented Wauseon at the Division II state golf tournament. He shot a 183 over two rounds to finish 61st overall.

Stephen Ma of Columbus Academy won the individual state title with a 144 and his team won the championship as well.

Girls golf

The Wauseon girls golf team finished 11th at the Division II state tournament. They shot a 785 as a team.

Lima Central Catholic ran away with the team title, shooting a 630 to finish 53 strokes ahead of runner-up Zoarville Tuscarawas Valley.

Lexe McQuillin led Wauseon with a 33rd place finish, shooting a 175 over two rounds. Also for Wauseon, Calaway Gerken shot a 183, Jordan King 206, Halle Frank 231 and Ellie Oyer 237.

Pettisville’s Max Leppelmeier putts one in a match from earlier this season at Ironwood. Leppelmeier earned runner-up honors at the Division III state boys golf tournament over the weekend, finishing one stroke behind state champion Brookston Hummel of Berlin Hiland.
https://www.fcnews.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2020/10/web1_Lepp-putts-1.jpgPettisville’s Max Leppelmeier putts one in a match from earlier this season at Ironwood. Leppelmeier earned runner-up honors at the Division III state boys golf tournament over the weekend, finishing one stroke behind state champion Brookston Hummel of Berlin Hiland. File Photo

The Pettisville golf team placed fourth at the state tournament.
https://www.fcnews.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/45/2020/10/web1_IMG_9654.jpgThe Pettisville golf team placed fourth at the state tournament. Photo provided

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