Friday, September 16, 2011
Hillers earn third win of season with 10-stroke victory over Lancers on Thursday.
Senior captain Jace McCarron tied for medalist honors with a 1-under par round of 35 as the Hopkinton High golf team defeated Norton, 240-250, in a weather-delayed Tri-Valley League match on Thursday afternoon at TPC Boston in Norton. Lancer senior captain Zach Schuster tied McCarron for medalist honors with a 1-under par 35 on the front nine at TPC Boston. Both players were All-Tri-Valley League selections a year ago. The victory improved the Hillers to 3-2 overall and in the TVL, while Norton suffered its first loss of the season, dropping to 1-1 overall and in the league. Following an extended delay due to heavy rain and thunderstorms, the teams headed to the first tee at TPC Boston to get the match underway. The eight players for …
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
D-S loses to Norton 256-249.
Dover-Sherborn High School boys golf lost to Norton yesterday by 7 strokes in metal play 256-249. “We struggled with our first match yesterday, but did pull out the victory,” said Norton Head Coach Ryan Riley. “We struggled with mental mistakes, but did finish strong.” Norton had low scores from junior Evan Ryan (38), senior Zach Schuster (40) and senior Joe Dilorenzo (41). Jack Condon had the low round for the day for D-S with a 4 over 40 “We struggled a bit yesterday with consistency,” said D-S coach Elliott Lucil. D-S currently stands 3-2 for the season. Their next match is Monday at home against Holliston. Norton, 1-1, will face Hopkinton at home Thursday.
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
Lancers hope to complete 2011 season with league and state championships.
After not graduating one senior off a team that enjoyed a very successful 2010, not only is the Norton High golf team striving for the first Tri-Valley League championship in the program’s history this fall, but the Lancers are also looking to capture a state title. “Our number one goal is to win the state tournament and we really feel we have a chance to do that,” said Norton head coach Ryan Riley, whose team will move back down to Division 3 this fall after competing in Division 2 a year ago. Riley, a local amateur standout and the reigning Mass. Amateur champion, has resurrected the program over the past four years. Prior to his hiring in 2008, Norton had just seven wins in 2007. That total improved to 10 during Riley’s first year. The …