WV High School Golf Championship

Some area golfers are off to a great start after day 1 of the West Virginia High School State Golf Championship in Wheeling

We start in the Class A ranks.

The Williamstown Yellowjackets are the frontrunners in the team competition.

The Yellowjackets top 3 scores of the day totaled 255. That's good for a 2 shot lead over Huntington St. Joe's and Weirton Madonna, Charleston Catholic and Trinity round out the top 5.

On the individual leaderboard in Class A Parkersburg Catholic's Jacob hensler fired a 3 over par round of 74. Thats good for a 5 shot lead over Williamstown's Jordan Pomrenke. Another Williamstown golfer Robbie Fenton is in 4th place

Adam Straight of St. Marys cards an 85, and Amanda Marchetti and and Logan Flanagan carded rounds in the mid 90's.

In Class AA, Grafton has opened up a 3 shot edge over defending state champion Ritchie County. Grafton's best 3 scores add up to 256 wich is 43 over par. And Wyoming East, PoInt Pleasant, and Scott round out the top 5.

Checking out the Class Double A individudal scores. Evan Muscari's round of 73 has opened up a six shot lead over Chris Johns of Grafton

Ravenswood's Torey Wolf is tied for fifth place. And Ritchie county's Mathew Metz is another couple of shots back.

In Class AAA, Hurricane has opened up a sizeable 11 shot lead over the field.

The Redskins total of 227 gives them a 14 over par team total.

Wheeling Park is a distant second
and Cabell Midland, George Washington. and Bridgeport round out the top 5.

Hurricane's Brian Anania tops the individual leader board in class AAA with a 1 over par 72.

That's good for a 4 shot lead over Mark Pinti of Bridgeport.

Parkersburg high's Ollie Fankhauser carded a round of 80. And Parkersburg South's Austin Root shot an 82.

The tournament wraps up on Wednesday at the Speidel course in Wheeling.

Class AAA Team Scores

1. Hurricane 227
2. Wheeling Park 238
3. Cabell Midland 240
4. George Washington 245
5. Bridgeport 252
6. Fairmont Senior 260
7. Princeton 267
8. Jefferson 278

Class AAA Individual Scores

Brian Anania, Hurricane 72
Mark Pinti, Bridgeport 76
Marshall Hone, Wheeling Park 77
Jess Ferrell, East Fairmont 77
Aaron Barna, Hurricane 77
Sam Booth, Hurricane 78
Tyler Clay, Cabell Midland 78
Carl Roncaglione, G.Washington 78
Jeremy Rogers, Buck.-Upshur 79
Shane Wilson, Wheeling Park 79
Ryan Moore, North Marion 79
Brian Corder, Cabell Midland 80
Ollie Fankhauser, Parkersburg 80
Austin Root, Parkersburg South 82

Class AA Team Scores

1. Grafton 256
2. Ritchie 259
3. Wyoming East 260
4. Point Pleasant 261
5. Scott 264
6. Shady Spring 272
7. Chapmanville 276
8. Phillip Barbour 277

Class AA Individual Scores

Evan Muscari, Wyoming East 73
Chris Johns, Grafton 79
Zach Benson, Lincoln 80
Zac Gresham, Chapmanville 80
Adam Ware, Grafton 82
Torey Wolf, Ravenswood 82
Drew Riley, Wayne 84
Mathew Metz, Ritchie County 84
Harry Howell, Scott 85
Opie Lucas, Point Pleasant 85
Erik Allbright, Point Pleasant 85
Nathaniel Begley, Oak Hill 86
George Hammrick, Poca 87
Jordan Shaffer, Ritchie County 87

Class A Team Scores

1. Williamstown 255
2. St. Joseph 257
3. Madonna 261
4. Charleston Catholic 264
5. Trinity 269
6. Moorefield 281
7. Pocahontas County 319
8. Midland Trail 327

Class AA Individual Scores

Jacob Hensler, Park. Catholic 74
Jordan Pomrenke, Williamstown 79
Lance West, St. Joseph 80
Robby Fenton, Williamstown 81
Andrew Gobleck, Madonna 83
Ryan Hough, Gilmer County 83
Thomas Dransfield, St. Joseph 83
Nick Carte, Fayetteville 84
Tyler Browning, Man 84
Patrick Thomas, Trinity 84
Adam Straight, St Marys 85
Cody James, Gilmer County 86

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