Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

May 13, 2013

Chargers take EIAC golf meet

Nick Gonnella
Greensburg Daily News

Greensburg — The North Decatur boys golf team captured the Mid-Hoosier Conference championship Saturday for a second straight season.

The Chargers tallied a 329 on the Meadow-Bridge 18 Par 71 at North Branch Golf Course. Four North golfers earned All-MHC honors.

“This was not a great day for golf with the cold and wet conditions, but it turned out pretty well in the end for North Decatur,” said North head coach Dan Borns.

South Decatur took third place with a 346. Indian Creek was second with a 341.

North senior Charles Murray came away with meet medalist honors with a 78 (40 on Meadow; 38 on Bridge). South senior Dustin Huff was one stroke from meet co-medalist, shooting a 79 (42-37) for second overall.

Senior Thomas Shobe followed with an 81 (41-40) for North. Freshman Dayne Lecher shot an 84 (41-43). Senior Nick Stewart carded an 86 (45-41) and junior David Bokelman shot a 97 (46-51).

“I am very proud of how our team played,” said Borns. “Way to go, Chargers!”

Following Huff’s team-best 79, junior Adam Fry carded an 87 (45-42). Sophomore Nick Schwering shot an 88 (42-46), while junior Andrew Wullenweber (45-47) and sophomore Brayden Helms (52-40) each carded a 92.

Complete All-MHC Team:  T1. Charles Murray (ND) 78; T1. Paul Woodworth (IC) 78; 3. Dustin Huff (SD) 79; T4. Thomas Shobe (ND) 81; T4. Blake Andrews (IC) 81; 6. Max Escamilla (M) 82; T7. Dayne Lecher (ND) 84; T7. Josh Elliott (H) 84; T9. Nick Stewart (ND) 86; T9. Jared Prange (M) 86.

MHC Team Standings:  1. North Decatur 329; 2. Indian Creek 341; 3. South Decatur 346; 4. Morristown 366; 5. Hauser 380; 6. Southwestern 393; 7. Edinburgh 395; 8. Eastern Hancock 401; 9. Waldron 415.

North next travels to Morristown Monday, May 20 at 4:30, while South next hosts Hauser Thursday at 4:30.

Contact Nick Gonnella at (812) 663-3111, x7003.