Blue Devils Win 2nd Consecutive OVC Golf Title – The Tribune

Blue Devils Win 2nd Consecutive OVC Golf Title

Posted at 00:14 on Wednesday, September 21, 2022

By Jim Walker

FRIENDSHIP – The Gallipolis Blue Devils followed one another.

Led by medalist Laith Hamid, the Gallipolis Blue Devils took a 10-stroke victory to take the Ohio Valley Conference Golf Championship for the second straight season.

Gallipolis had a team score of 323 and the Fairland Dragons were next with 333. The Coal Grove Hornets were third with 344 and the Ironton Fighting Tigers had a total of 359 for fifth.

Portsmouth, Rock Hill and South Point finished the team standings respectively.

Hamid hit 72 for Medal of Honor, 4 strokes ahead of Fairland’s Jeremiah Fizer, who had 76. Coal Grove’s Joel Beals and Fairland’s Landon Roberts tied for third, each with 77.

Beau Johnson of Gallipolis had a 78, Hunter Freeman of Ironton had an 80, Jacob Skeens of Chesapeake and Luke Jenkins of Coal Grove had an 83 each, Braeden Cardwell of Gallipolis had an 86 and Gavin Long an 87 while Carson Blankenship of Ironton completed the top 10 with 88.

Fairland’s Jake Seagraves and Ben Southard fired 90 each, while Gallipolis’ Aiden Tyler was one shot behind them.

Ohio Valley Conference

2022 Golf Tournament

team scores

  1. Gallipolis 323
  2. Fairland 333
  3. Coal Grove 344
  4. Ironton 359
  5. Portsmouth +121
  6. Rock Hill +145
  7. South Point +244

Individual Leaders

Laith Hamid, Gallipolis 72

Jeremiah Fizer, Fairland 76

Joel Beals, Coal Grove 77

Landon Roberts, Fairland 77

Beau Johnson, Gallipolis 78

Hunter Freeman, Ironton 80

Jacob Skeens, Chesapeake 83

Luke Jenkins, Coal Grove 83

Braeden Cardwell, Gallipolis 86

Gavin Long, Gallipolis 87

Carson Blankenship, Ironton 88

Jake Seagraves, Fairland 90

Ben Southard, Fairland 90

Aiden Toler, Gallipolis 91

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