High School Roundup (Aug. 21): Falcons lose another close one on the links

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RECORD-COURIER STAFF REPORT

BOYS GOLF

RAVENNA 161, SPRINGFIELD 193

Windmill Lakes Golf Club -- Par 35

Ravenna remains in second place in the PTC Metro Division following a decisive victory over the Springfield Spartans at Windmill Lakes Golf Club.

Nick Polichena got back into form, firing a 2-over 37 to earn medalist honors in the match and lead the Ravens to victory.

Ryan McBride carded a 39 go give Ravenna the edge over the Spartans.

Springfield's Nick Hurd was the best for the visiting team, carding a 41.

Ravenna is now 3-1 in the PTC Metro Division. Springfield is winless in four starts.

NORTON 169, FIELD 172

Spring Hills Golf Club -- Par 36

Field lost another close one, this time to Norton at the Panthers' home course of Spring Hills. A three-stroke margin decided the match in Norton's favor.

Mason Jursivich fired a 3-over 36 to lead the Panthers on Wednesday.

Field was consistent as a team, with Brady Adelman shooting a 41, Jake Curtiss a 42 and Cody Kostensky a 44.

Norton and Field are now tied with identical 3-2 records in the Portage Trail Conference Metro Division.

SOUTHEAST 160, GARFIELD 191

Sugar Bush Golf Club -- Par 36

Just off a second-place finish at the 18-team Rover Invitational, Southeast got back on the winning track, beating Garfield 160 to 191 at Sugar Bush Golf Course in Garrettsville.

Cody Tuttle and Joe Kainrad shared medalist honors, each carding a 39, with Alex Wilkins adding a 40 for the Pirates.

The G-Men's Scott Everett managed a 45 on his home fairways.

WOODRIDGE 152, WATERLOO 180

Brandywine Golf Club -- Par 36

Dave Krusinski, coach of the Woodridge Bulldogs, was happy with the scores posted by his team against Waterloo.

"Those are getting to be where we want them," said Krusinski as the Bulldogs beat the Vikings 152 to 180.

Mike Seminatore's even-par 36 led a solid attach by Woodridge, with Colin Westphal firing a 37, Mike Walter a 39 and Andrew Syx a 40.

Waterloo's lead golfer, Jacob Flarida, fired a 37 on the Bulldogs' home course in Peninsula.

GIRLS GOLF

TUESDAY

KENT ROOSEVELT 168, MAGNIFICAT 171

Fairways at Twin Lakes -- Par 36

The Rough Riders earned their third straight league victory and remain undefeated with a 6-0 record overall, defeating Magnificat at The Fairways of Twin Lakes by only three strokes.

Kelly Nielsen shot even-par (36), despite the fast greens and dry conditions.

Freshman Kory Nielsen backed up her sister with a 39.

Kent Roosevelt was also pleased to have Coreena Wise back in the lineup. Coreena, along with Chloe Wise and Jocelyn Kohl, gave the Riders three solid scores that proved to be the edge needed to beat Magnificat.

"To have a chance to win the league, we knew we had to beat Magnificat on our home course," said Kent Roosevelt head coach Bryan Harvey. "We got that done today."

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