Vandalia put four scoring rounds in the 30s on Monday, Sept. 20, to win the triangular meet at the Hillsboro Country Club over the Toppers and PORTA.
Led by Dylan Halford’s 2-under 34, the Vandals shot a 146 as a team, just two strokes over par as a team. Conner McCall (36), Chase Laack (37) and Jacob Schaal (39) rounded out the scoring for Vandalia.
The race for second would be a close one as the Bluejays shot a 170 to the Toppers’ 175.
Both Drake Vogel and Preston Lyerla shot 42s for the day, while Dillon Smail added a 45. Austin Loskot turned in his best round of the season with a personal-best 46. Tycen Thacker also played for the Toppers, shooting a 49.
PORTA was led by Trace Donnan, Bryant Crosnoe and Gavin Artholony, all of whom shot 42s.
Hillsboro will see Vandalia again on Monday, Sept. 27, at the South Central Conference Tournament at Indian Springs Golf Course in Fillmore.
Sept. 20 at Hillsboro
Hillsboro Country Club - Par 36
Boys Team Results: 1. Vandalia 146; 2. PORTA 170; 3. Hillsboro 175.
Medalist: Dylan Halford (Vandalia) 34.
Vandalia (146) - Dylan Halford 34, Conner McCall 36, Chase Laack 37, Jacob Shaal 39, Jonah Beesley 44.
PORTA (170) - Trace Donnan 42, Bryant Crosnoe 42, Gavin Artholony 42; Brady Kinney 44, Skyler Musgrove 47, Ryan Bettis 48.
Hillsboro (175) - Drake Vogel 42, Preston Lyerla 42, Dillon Smail 45, Austin Loskot 46, Tycen Thacker 49.