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BL boys win CBC Mad River title

Benjamin Logan’s boys golf team won the Central Buckeye Conference Mad River division regular-season title and added the tournament championship Thursday at Reid Park in Springfield.

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From the left, Benjamin Logan’s Blaine Ricketts, Bellefontaine’s Landyn Butler and Indian Lake’s Quenten Staley compete in the Central Buckeye Conference golf tournament Thursday at Reid Park in Springfield. (EXAMINER PHOTO | AARON LABATT)

The Raiders fired a 326 to beat second-place Northwestern by 21 strokes. Greenon was third with a 371, Graham was fourth with a 375, Urbana took fifth with a 383 and Indian Lake was sixth with a 389.

Ben Logan senior standout Blaine Ricketts fired a 78 and picked up Mad River division player of the year honors in the process.

Bellefontaine finished fifth in the Kenton Trail division with a 358. Tippecanoe won the Kenton Trail title with a 323, while Tecumseh was one stroke back with a 324. Kenton Ridge and Springfield Shawnee both shot 333 to share third place and Stebbins was sixth with a 363.

Shawnee’s Clark Engel was the overall medalist for the tournament with a 73. Greenon’s Brandon Mamer had the best score in the Mad River division with a 77.

Aiding the winning effort for the Raiders were Jordan Sosby and Grant Ricketts with 82s and Ed Kenoyer with an 84.

Also for Ben Logan, Mason Cline and Cole Saylor shot 94s.

Blaine and Grant Ricketts, Sosby and Kenoyer earned first-team all-league selections, while Saylor was an honorable mention pick.

For Indian Lake, Caleb Meadows had the low round with a 93. Randall Henson followed with a 95, Quenten Staley had a 99 and Jake Frost finished with a 102.

Travis Fowler led Bellefontaine with an 84 and Cody Lyons had an 88. Both golfers earned first-team all-conference honors.

Also for BHS, Cody Hullinger carded a 92, Devin Fowler had a 94, Landyn Butler shot a 97 and Jarrett Beck had a 99.

More on the all-league teams will be included in the Examiner at a later date.

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