Sterling, VA (October 5, 2016) – In a case of Conference 21B Championship déjà-vu, the Heritage Pride golf team, and Loudoun Valley’s Ryan Hammer claimed first place team and individual low-medalist honors at the 2016 Region 4A Golf Championship hosted by Algonkian Golf Club on Tuesday, October 4th.
The tournament featured the following teams: Conference 21A Champion – Sherando, and Runner-up – Woodgrove; Conference 21B Champion – Heritage, and Runner-up – Loudoun Valley; Conference 22 Champion – Fauquier, and Runner-up – Freedom; Conference 21 Champion – E.C. Glass, and Runner-up – Jefferson Forest; and Conference 24 Champion – William Byrd, and Runner-up – Basset.
Heritage, the 2016 Conference 21B regular season and tournament champions outclassed the field with a combined team score of 298. Scoring for the Pride were Eli Newman (72), Hayden Miller (74), Garrett Ganley (76), and Josh Petrillo (76). Nick Rentsch shot a 78, and Aidan Baron an 81. Newman’s 74 claimed 4th place low medalist honors in the championship.
The Pride edged out second place finisher, the E.C. Glass Hilltoppers by 1-stroke. Scoring for the Hilltoppers were Jimmie Massie (71), Conner Burgess (74), Alec Terrell (76), and Ben Ailsworth (78). Massie’s 71 claimed 2nd place low medalist honors in the championship.
The Woodgrove Wolverines, tied for 7th. Scoring for the Wolverines were Kyle Potter (78), Alex Price (79), Alex Wilson (79), and Joey Eastman (79). Kelly Klimek scored an 81, Bobby Stribling an 83. The Freedom Eagles, placed 10th. Scoring for the Eagles were George Clark (79), Mehir Vashitha (83), Joe Skinner (84), and Hunter Capestany (87). Jack Krouse scored an 88, Ashley Nguyen an 89.