Boys golf: Delphos Jefferson wins NWC tournament, Allen East claims overall title

DELPHOS — Delphos Jefferson claimed the team title at Thursday’s Northwest Conference boy golf tournament with a 348 total at par 71 Delphos Country Club.

Allen East won a fifth-score tiebreaker against Leipsic to finish second and claim the overall conference title, after each finished with a 353 total. Crestview, led by medalist Mathew Dealey’s 74, finished fourth at 356 followed by Spencerville (361), Columbus Grove (365), Lincolnview (357), Bluffton (388) and Ada (418).

Leipsic’s Brevin Brandt finished second individually with a 76 and Jefferson’s Isaac Gallmeier and Allen East’s Levi Clum tied for third with 77s.

Spencerville’s Michael Woods (81), Columbus Grove’s Gage Sautter (85), Lincolnview’s Luke Bollenbacher (86), Ada’s Jack Baumgartner (90) and Bluffton’s Evan Speicher and Preston Laytart (92 each) had the scores for their respective schools.

Jefferson and Leipsic tied for second in the overall standings followed by Crestview, Lincolnview, Columbus Grove, Spencerville, Bluffton and Ada.

Dealey earned player of the year honors and was joined on the first team Brandt, Gallmeier, Clum, Woods, Sautter and Leipsic’s Nick Schroeder.

Second team recognition went to Donovan Kennedy (Allen East), Speicher, Bollenbacher, Dalton Hyman (Columbus Grove), Aiden Hardesty (Lincolnview) and Baumgartner.

Honorable mention recipients were Troy Pseekos (Delphos Jefferson), Logan Schlemmer (Crestview), Brady DuVall (Delphos Jefferson), Owen Sensabaugh, (Spencerville), Brady Brooks (Allen East), Evan Sautter (Columbus Grove), Cooper Chapman (Spencerville), Jared Jessee (Lincolnview), Nick Evans (Lincolnview), Ryan Hardeman (Columbus Grove), Mason Wiltsie (Delphos Jefferson) and Trey Skelton (Crestview).

Coach of the year honors went to Jefferson’s Shane Gallmeier.


at Delphos Country Club (par 71)

Medalist: Mathew Dealey (Cr) 74

Team Scores: 1. Delphos Jefferson 348, 2. Allen East (won fifth score tiebreaker) 353, 3. Leipsic 353, 4. Crestview 356, 5. Spencerville 361, 6. Columbus Grove 365, 7. Lincolnview 367, 8. Bluffton 388, 9. Ada 418

Scores used for team totals

Ada: Jack Baumgartner 90, Ethan Lawrence 98, Brody Rister 108. Lawson Klingler 122

Allen East: Levi Clum 77, Donovan Kennedy 84, Brady Brooks 95, Braden Clum 97, Jalen Johnson 97

Bluffton: Preston Laytart 92, Evan Speicher 92, Nick Lovett 101, Nate Rayle 103

Columbus Grove: Gage Sautter 85, Brody Roof 90, Dalton Hyman 92, Evan Sautter 98

Crestview: Mathew Dealey 74, Logan Schlemmer 91, Trey Skelton 95, Ayden Hyitt 96

Delphos Jefferson: Isaac Gallmeier 77, Troy Pseekos 88, Mason Wiltsie 91, Brady DuVall 92

Leipsic: Brevin Brandt 76, Nick Schroeder 91, Andrew Hittle 91, Diego Lomeli 95, Zac Lammers 103

Lincolnview: Luke Bollenbacher 86, Aiden Hardesty 92, Jared Jessee 94, Chayse Overholt 95

Spencerville: Michael Woods 81, Cooper Chapman 84, Owen Sensabaugh 93, Hunter McPheron 103

Final overall standings: 1. Allen East, 2. (tie) Delphos Jefferson and Leipsic, 4. Crestview, 5. Lincolnview, 6. Columbus Grove, 7. Spencerville, 8. Bluffton, 9. Ada

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