Despite the first day of classes more than two weeks away for most area high schools, the 2017-18 Wasaren fall season is underway with golf taking center stage. A full slate of matches were played on Thursday, with two more on Friday as the league’s golf teams begin their quest for a Wasaren title.
Greenwich 5 Hoosic Valley 0: In a match played at the Battenkill Country Club Mason Williamson fired a 37 to take medalist honors and lead the Witches to the sweep over the Valley.
Reed Boduch, Jake Owens, Tyler Ziehm, and Patrick McFee all posted wins as well for Greenwich in the season opener for both clubs.
Hoosick Falls 4 Mechanicville 1: Ryan Bloomer, Connor Smith and Matthew Smith notched wins in flights 1-3 for the Panthers in their victory over the Red Raiders at Mechanicville Golf Club on Thursday.
In flights 4 and 5 the Panthers Miles Smith and Brady Hathaway tied with Raiders Zack Hartz and Jack Nimons to split the points.
Waterford 3 Tamarac 2: In a close match at Fairways of Halfmoon, Waterford’s Connor Houle, Connor Lyons, and Kyle VanSyckle won individual matches to lead the Fordians to the win.
Will Ashley and Jacob Swanson posted “W’s” for the Bengals, Ashley taking medalist honors with a score of 45.
Spa Catholic 5 Stillwater 0: Ben Scammell carded a 39 in leading the Saints to the shutout victory over the Warriors.
Joining Scammell in the winners circle at Saratoga Lake Golf Club were teammates Jay Flynn and Jake Welcome in flights 3 and 4 with no individual results available for flights 4 and 5.
Greenwich 4 1/2 Hoosic Valley 1/2: The Witches claimed their second victory over the Indians in as many days at the Battenkill Country Club on Friday.
Reed Boduch with a 39 led the way for Greenwich with Mason Williamson, Jake Owens and Patrick McFee all recording individual wins as well.
In flight 5 Greenwich’s Grant Peck tied with Hoosic Valley’s Justin Beaudoin splitting the point.
Tamarac 3 Cambridge 2: In a Friday match played at Frear Park in Troy, the Bengals used victories by Zack Krill, Jacob Swanson and Nate Krill to post the narrow win over the Indians from Cambridge.
Ben Epler and Ethan Jeskie claimed “W’s” in flights 1 and 2 for the Indians.