Mariners declaw Panthers, Windjammers slay Dragons in battle of unbeatens
Midcoast high school golf teams in Knox and part of Lincoln County were in action Monday, Sept. 16, with Camden Hills, Oceanside and Medomak Valley swinging for wins on the links.
Camden Hills remained unbeaten with a down-to-the-wire victory over Brunswick in a match between undefeated opponents, while Oceanside bested Medomak Valley in a match on the Rockland Golf Course.
Oceanside also played a match on Friday, Sept. 13, when the Mariners bested visiting Mount Ararat of Topsham.
The following is a recap of recent matches:
Oceanside 181, Medomak Valley 214
At the Rockland Golf Club Sept. 16, the Mariners (4-2) got the better of the Panthers (1-4) in a match between local squads. Oceanside and Medomak Valley share Rockland Golf Club as its home course. The Mariners finished with a four-golfer, nine-hole team stroke total of 181 to 214 for the Panthers.
The individual scores for Oceanside were: Nick Mazurek 36, Reilly Flanagan 52, Zeke Hamlin 46, Nate Hersom 49, Griffin Lombardo 50 and Anthony Dayboch 50.
The individual scores for Medomak Valley were: Adam Wilcox 54, Aaron Smeltzer 54, Tyler Emerson 49, J.P. Lobley 57 and Cam Allaire 63.
Mazurek was the medalist as he shot 36 for nine holes.
Camden Hills 169, Brunswick 171
At the Brunswick Golf Club Sept. 16, the unbeaten Windjammers earned a solid victory against the host Class A Dragons, who also had been unbeaten. Daulton Wickenden was the medalist, shooting 2-over par 39 on the par-37 layout.
Camden Hills (5-0) ultimately beat Brunswick (4-1) by two strokes, as the Windjammers compiled a four-golfer, nine-hole team stroke total of 169 to the Dragons' 171.
For the Windjammers, Wickenden shot 39, Drew Long 46, Jared Garske 55, Drew Holt 42, Julian Starbird 42 and Connor Russell 57.
Complete individual results for Brunswick were unavailable.
Oceanside 182, Mount Ararat 202
At Rockland Golf Club Sept. 13, the Mariners grounded the Eagles en route to their third win of the season. Oceanside finished with a four-golfer, nine-hole team stroke total of 182 to 202 for Mount Ararat.
The individual scores for Oceanside were: Nick Mazurek 42, Reilly Flanagan 44, Zeke Hamlin 47, Griffin Lombardo 49, Nate Hersom 49 and Hunter Dinsmore 59.
The individual scores for Mount Ararat were: Tyler O'Connor 45, Cam Cox 45, Jeremy Williams 59, Steven Schuman 53, Jason Magno 60 and Thomas Eagan 71.
Mazurek was the medalist with a 42 for nine holes.
Brunswick 175, Medomak Valley 210
At the Rockland Golf Club Sept. 11, the Dragons slayed the host Panthers, prevailing by 35 strokes. Brunswick finished with a four-golfer, nine-hole team stroke total of 175 to 210 for the Medomak Valley.
The individual results, with Medomak Valley golfers listed first, were: Adam Wilcox (50) lost to Derek Deveraux (41); Aaron Smeltzer (53) lost to Ben Lord (43); Tyler Emerson (56) lost to Cam Heatley (48); J.P. Lobley (55) lost to John Parker (43); and Cam Allaire (52) lost to Matt Brooks (48). Henry Martinson also shot 47 for the Dragons.
Deveraux was the medalist with a 41 for nine holes.