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May 17, 2014

Sullivan repeats as WIC champions

Pirtle shoots 72 for medalist honors

TERRE HAUTE — Sullivan scored a repeat in Western Indiana Conference boys high school golf competition on Saturday at Idle Creek.

The 19th-ranked Arrows shot 319 to win the golf title for the second year in a row while Northview took second with 334 and Edgewood carded 370 to take third.

Sullivan junior Nathan Pirtle was medalist with 1-over-par 72 and Sullivan sophomore Colton Kuppler was second low with 75.

Pirtle repeated as medalist and had three birdies in his round. “I started on No. 10 and had the birdies in my first nine holes,” said Pirtle.

He has shot 32 four times this season in nine-hole matches to tie the school record.

Kuppler had one birdie in his round, improving on his score from last year by two shots.

Northview players Blake Bennett and Keegan Roembke shot 80 and 83, respectively, and Jonas Carmichael of Edgewood and Alex Johnson of Owen Valley each had 84 to round out the top six.

Sullivan coach Doug Boyd was pleased with the team championship but not with the score. “We hope to contend for regional honors and 319 will not do it,” he said.

The Arrows are unbeaten in nine-hole matches and  shot a season-best 146 this week. They have  had  148 three times. “We have five more matches,” said Boyd.

WIC championships

Team scores — Sullivan 319, Northview 334, Edgewood 370, Owen Valley 375, Brown County 394, West Vigo 394, South Vermillion 399.

Sullivan (319) — Nathan Pirtle 72, Colton Kuppler 75, Luke Willis 88, Riley Pirtle 87, Jace Moody 85.

Northview (334) — Keegan Roembke 83, Blake Bennett 80, Sam Grimes 86, Shane Lunsford 85, Austin Bowen 93.

Edgewood (370) — Jonas Carmichael 84, Drew Duncan 94, Zane Davis 94, Chris Hamric 102, Alan Thrasher 98.

Owen Valley (375) — Matt Patterson 85, Alex Johnson 84, Dakota Grier 91, Evan Brinson 115, Simon Bault 119.

West Vigo (394) — Nick Leek 92, Nate Keith 108, Kyle Marshall 108, David McClain 102, Tyler Wilson 92.

Brown County (394) — Aubrey Seaman 95, Jake Dixon 106, Matt Wright 97, Brad Ogburn 103, Brady Rose 99.

South Vermillion (399) — Logan Waldrop 86, Ben Cvengros 96, Adam Clarkson 106, Aaron Shepard 117, Coleton Rosnett 111.

All-WIC

72 — Nathan Pirtle (Su) 38-34

75 — Colton Kuppler (Su) 38-37

80 — Blake Bennett (Nv) 42-38

83 — Keegan Roembke (Nv) 43-40

84 — Jonas Carmichael (Ed) 42-42, Alex Johnson (OV) 44-40

85 — Jace Moody (Su) 40-45, Shane Lunsford (Nv) 44-41, Matt Patterson (OV) 42-43

86 — Sam Grimes (Nv) 42-44,  Logan Waldrop (SV) 43-43

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