WOODWARD — Cold temperatures and gusty winds tested the mettle of all five teams playing in the 18-hole Woodward-Granger boys invitational at the Woodward Golf Course Thursday.
DC-G shot a combined 357 to claim the top honors, with Ballard second at 382 while W-G finished third with a 395. Madrid (411) and Perry (531) were also in action.
Coby Peters carded a 44-52–96 to pace W-G, with Trey Lettow shooting 49-49–98, Brandon Worley a 48-50–98 and Hunter Pifer a 53-50–103. Peters had four pars, Pifer and Worley two each and Lettow one.
Also playing for the hosts were Colby Tague (54-57-111), Alex Foster (59-58–117), Nick Buch (57-62–119) and Alex Evans (59-67–126). Buch and Tague had one par apiece.
Perry had four players in action, with Brady Iben’s 53-55–108 leading the Bluejays. Iben finished his round with four pars.
Eli Noble (59-66–125), Dalton Scott (68-68–136) and Brady Herman (79-83–162) also competed for Perry.
DC-G’s four scorers were the 1-2-4-5 finishers overall. Carter Bowen (43-42–85), Keegan Bianchi (42-45–87), Brody Stiles (46-46–92) and Darren Werth (44-49–93) paced the Mustang attack. Ethan Blum (47-48–95), Alex Thomas (49-48–97) and Camden Freking (52-45–97) also made the circuit for the victors.
Ballard’s Spencer Catus was third overall with a team-low 44-46–90. Alex Bangs (51-44–95), Thomas Locker (49-49–98) and Kade Miller (49-50–99) also scored for the Bombers. Playing, not having their scores tabulated, were Brooks Fleischmann (50-54–104) and Ben Johnson (52-52–104).
Madrid was led by a 46-47–93 from Tyler Lawrenson. Logan Wicker had a 49-53–102, Landen Klatt a 52-52–104 and Chase Havlik a 53-59–112. Also playing 18 hole for the Tigers were Trent Larson (60-56–116), Colton Eccles (59-62–121) and Alex Morgan (66-59–125).
The W-G boys also played 18 holes Tuesday. Host Colfax-Mingo fired a combined 379 to win the triangular, with Saydel shooting a 387 and W-G a 414.
Peters (46-46–92) and Lettow (45-47–92) led the Hawks, with Worley posting a 52-57–109 and Buch a 59-62–121. Nate Rosen’s 63-60–123 and August Thielen’s 68-68–136 were not used for the team total.
Colfax-Mingo was led by medalist Jason Rinehart (39-43–82) and runner-up medalist Ahren Teed (40-47–87). Skyler Aiken (56-47–103) and Brady Berkey (51-56–107) also scored for the Tigerhawks.
Colton Myers (47-42–89) was the low scorer for Saydel, with Drew Swank (49-50–99) and Logan Guy (51-48–99) joined by Damien Dennis (47-53–100) in completing the team score card.
The Hawks are off until Thursday, when they will join Des Moines Christian for a WCAC coed triangular at Panorama.