8/21 BGLF: NCC, Holy Cross, Grant, Dixie win

Thoroughbreds' McDonald equals season best with 33

Senior Drew McDonald tied a season low by shooting a 33 as Newport Central Catholic beat Cooper, 155-190 on Thursday.

It was the second consecutive time firing 2-under for McDonald, who has medaled four times in five Thoroughbreds matches this season.

MEDALIST: McDonald (NCC), 2-under 33 on the front nine at Lassing Pointe. OTHER GOOD SCORES: Halderman (NCC) 38; Striegel (NCC) 39. RECORDS: NewCath 4-1, Cooper 0-2.

HOLY CROSS 173, SCOTT 209 – Senior Dalton Burger medaled for the first time in his career, shooting a 39 to pace the Indians.

Burger, who recorded his lone birdie at hole 13, topped the field by four strokes.

MEDALIST: Burger (HC), 4-over 39 on the back nine at Twin Oaks. RECORDS: Holy Cross 1-2, Scott 1-3.

GRANT COUNTY 155, PENDLETON COUNTY 180 – Senior Cody Kellam led all golfers by four strokes to earn medalist in the Braves’ first dual match of the season.

Kellam, who has also won two 18-hole tournaments, made birdie on holes 3 and 6 and recorded just one bogey.

MEDALIST: Kellam (GC), 1-under 34 on the front nine at Eagle Creek. OTHER GOOD SCORES: Vrolijk (GC) 38; Roseberry (PC) 40. RECORDS: Grant County 1-0, Pendleton County 1-3.

DIXIE HEIGHTS 178, CONNER 216 – Sophomore Zach Anderson earn his first medal of the season in the Colonels’ win.

Anderson was two strokes better than the field.

MEDALIST: Anderson (DH), 5-over 41 on the front nine at Boone Links. RECORDS: Dixie Heights 2-0, Conner 0-2.

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