Record-Courier staff report
RAVENNA 167, CRESTWOOD 237
Sugar Bush Golf Course -- Par 36
The Ravenna Ravens picked up their second victory in the Portage Trail Conference Metro Division with a win over the Crestwood Red Devils at Sugar Bush Golf Course on Friday.
Morgan McIntire of Ravenna was the best of the match, firing a 2-over 38 at the Red Devils' home course.
Danny Jones topped the Crestwood golfers with a score of 40, as the Red Devils dropped to 0-7 in the Metro Division. Ravenna improved to 2-1.
MOGADORE 169, MANCHESTER 169, COVENTRY 205
Paradise Lake Golf Course -- Par 34
Mogadore swept a triangular match at Paradise Lake Golf Course, beating Manchester in an independent match and Coventry in a PTC cross-division match.
At the end of the match between Mogadore and Manchester, the score was tied but the fifth-man tiebreaker gave Mogadore the notch in the win column.
Casey Ruppel leaped to the top of the leaderboard with a final score of 6-over 40, followed by Collin Whitmyer (41) and Ryan Hostetler (43).
Parker Derrig fired a 42 for the Comets and Zack Matheny led Manchester with a 41.
Mogadore improved their overall record to 7-1, while Coventry is 3-5 for the season.
ROOTSTOWN 176, GARFIELD 195
Riverview Golf Course -- Par 36
The Rootstown Rovers topped the Garfield G-Men in an independent match by almost 20 strokes.
Rootstown and Garfield also competed against Windham at the Bombers' home course, but Windham only had three golfers so it was not considered a legal match.
Leading the Rovers was Nait Elkins and Ryan Wilson, each firing a 43.
Garfield's Eric Eiermann carded a 45 and the Bombers' Garon Bartlett finished with a 47 for the home team.
Rootstown improved their overall record to 2-3 and Garfield has yet to win a match this season.
Pickerington Golf Club -- Par 74
Against a class field of girls golf teams in the state of Ohio, Kent Roosevelt finished in fourth place with their record-setting team score of 312.
Kelly Nielsen led the way for the Rough Riders with a 4-under 70, while Kory Nielsen added a 73 and Kasey Nielsen a 76.
Chloe Wise provided the fourth score that bumped the girls into fourth place with a 93.
"After watching Kelly warm up, I told her I knew she was going to play very well," said Roosevelt coach Bryan Harvey.
Kory Nielsen was solid as well.
"Kory was 3-under with three holes to play before settling with a 1-under-par," said Harvey.
"En route to setting a team record, we proved we were one of the elite teams in the state," Harvey said.