Prep golf roundup
CALCUTTAThe East Liverpool golf team got its season off to a good start on Tuesday, defeating Beaver Local and Wellsville at Beaver Meadows Golf Course.
The Potters shot a team score of 139 and were paced by Blake Prince who fired a five-under-par 30.
Prince was followed by Isaac Davidson and Joey Cilone who each shot 35, while Ryian Burson and Matt Hilditch turned in a pair of 39s.
Beaver Local was led by a 34 from Hayden Moore.
Duncan Hildebrand shot 37 for the Beavers while Landon Palmer recorded a 40 and Jeremy Morgan chipped in a 42.
The low man for Wellsville was Nick Bayer with a 43. The Tigers also got a 54 from Jake Green, a 57 from Noah Palmer and a 60 from Jace Cartwright.
The Potters will be in action on Thursday at Tusky Valley.
HARTVILLEThe Columbiana golf team open their season Tuesday with a 3rd place finish out of 19 teams at the Lake Center Christian Invitational held at Sable Creek Golf Course.
The Clippers recorded a cumuliative score of 322, finishing behind Berlin Hiland (319) and Louisville St. Thomas Aquinas (314).
Columbiana was led by Joe Lucci with a 77. Nathan Garafalo was next in line with a 78, while Bruce Wiggins shot an 82 and Griffin Williams came in with an 85.
Columbiana will play their first home match of the season next Monday when they host East Palestine at Valley Golf Club.
CANFIELDA handful of area golf teams got their seasons underway Tuesday at the Diamond Back Invitational held at Diamond Back Golf Course.
Western Reserve finished sixth out of 15 teams with a score of 364. Salem finished eighth with a 370, South Range placed 11th at 395, while Springfield came in 13th with a 471. Canfields black team took first with a score of 331.
For Western Reserve, Nolan Snyder led the way with a 77. He was followed by Ethan Grim with an 87 while Alexis Cadle shot a 94 and Sage Edwards shot a 106.
Jordan McGuire led Salem with a 91. Lined up behind him were Seth Brine at 92, Zach Morris at 93, and Andrew Robbins at 94.
South Range got a 98 from Logan Zarnick, while Brooks Thomas and Robbie Matos each shot 97 and Nick Wiery turned in a 103.
For Springfield, Dustin Delsignore finished with a 97 followed by Cory Karabin at 116, John Danks at 128, and Isaac Crowe with a 130.
Diamond Back Invitational
1. Canfield (Black) 331, 2. Poland (Blue) 343, 3. Lowellville 358, 4. Ursuline (Green) 360, 5. Poland (White) 363, 6. Western Reserve 364, 7. Warren JFK 367, 8. Salem 370, 9. Canfield (Red) 372, 10. Champion 372, 11. South Range 395, 12. Ursuline (White) 420, 13. Springfield 471, 14. Mineral Ridge 473.