By John Lachmann
Junior Logan Gamm recorded three birdies en route to a match-low 35 as Ryle edged Covington Catholic, 149-152 on Thursday.
Gamm, who birdied the first, seventh and ninth holes, led six golfers under 40 as he medaled for the third time this season.
MEDALIST: Gamm (R), 1-under 35 on the front nine at Triple Crown. OTHER GOOD SCORES: Bauerice (CC) 36; Adams (R) 36; Squires (R) 38; Berling (CC) 38; Fritz (CC) 38. RECORD: Ryle 7-1.
NEWPORT CENTRAL CATHOLIC 168, HIGHLANDS 171 – Bluebirds junior Parker Harris earned medalist honors, but the Thoroughbreds still won by three strokes.
NewCath was led by senior Luke Holtz’s 40.
MEDALIST: Harris (H), even-par 36 on the back nine at A.J. Jolly. OTHER GOOD SCORES: Holtz (NCC) 40; Buten (H) 40. RECORDS: NewCath 8-4, Highlands 10-2.
SCOTT 182, HOLY CROSS 189 – The Indians’ Leighton Schrand medaled for the fifth time, but it was the Eagles who pulled their second straight win.
Schrand led all golfers by one stroke.
MEDALIST: L. Schrand (HC), 5-over 41 on the back nine at Kenton County Pioneer. RECORDS: Scott 2-13, Holy Cross 7-5-1.
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Freshman right-hander T.C. Eads threw his first career no-hitter as Ludlow blanked Calvary Christian.
Junior first baseman Rachel Hall singled home two to key a four-run fourth inning as Scott beat Grant County.
Sophomore Nathan Eberhard won in three sets, improving to 7-4 at first singles as Conner beat Boone County.
Junior right-hander Hayden Molitor went the distance to earn his second win of the season as Lloyd edged Ludlow.
Senior right-hander Rachel Carroll tossed a one-hitter as Campbell County blanked Lloyd.
Sophomore Nathan Eberhard battled to a first-singles win as Conner shut out Campbell County, in an NKAC semifinal.
Junior center fielder Blaise Ostertag doubled in two in the bottom of the fourth to lift Conner to a win over Scott.
Freshman center fielder Hailey Nicholas singled up the middle with no outs in the bottom of the eighth to lift Cooper to a win over Campbell County.
Sophomore Sheldon Preisler won his eighth straight match to open the season as Boone County edged Lloyd, 3-2 on Wednesday.
Sophomore Erin Mogus remained perfect through five matches with her win at third singles as Cooper shut out Covington Latin.