Varsity The first week of golf started with some disappointment, as the Hornets match on 8/16 with DGN was canceled at the last minute. It will be made up at Carriage Greens on 9/8. The boys are all working hard and getting better everyday.
The Hornets had two very difficult matches on Wednesday and Thursday against Hinsdale Central and Lyons Township. On Wednesday vs. HC at Ruth Lake, the Hornets were led by Billy Gneiser with a very good 9 hole score of 33. His brother Tommy also played well with a 42. Other scores that counted were turned in by Alex Marth 49 and promising transfer, junior Ryan Flynders 49.
On Thursday, the Hornets fell to the LT lions at Carriage Greens. Medalist was Tommy Gneiser with a 39. Billy Gneiser had an off day and came in with a 40. Other scores that counted were Ryan Flynders 47 and Alex Marth 47.
On Saturday, the Hornets took on Oswego East in an 18 hole match and were led by Billy Gneiser with a 73. Other scores that counted, Tommy Gneiser 84, Ryan Flynders 92 and Zach Bellettini 102.
Player of the week, Tommy Gneiser for his 39 vs. Lyons Township
JV The Hornets opened up their season against perennial state power Hinsdale Central on Wednesday 8/18 at Ruth Lake Country Club in Hinsdale. The Hornets were defeated by a score of 154-210. The Hornets scoring was as follows: Nathan Ockrim 47, Sam Johnson 51, Dominick Rallo 56, Tom Remi 56, Ryan Salverredy 68, and Matt Cappetta 78.
On Thursday the Hornets had their first duo home match against a tough Lyons Township team. They were defeated by a score of 171-203. The young hornets were led by Brendan Savage 49, Nathan Ockrim 50, Ryan Salverredy 50, Sam Johnson 54, and Dominick Rallo 54. Salverredy made a 18 shot improvement from the previous day! Many hornets participated in their first competitive golf matches including Rohan Bansal, Owen Cranley, Matt Grace, and Oliver Lay.
On Saturday the Hornets traveled to Countryside to play in a triangular meet vs York and Lyons Township at Flagg Creek Golf Course. The team scores were the following: York 151, Lyons Township 162, and Hinsdale South 203. The Hornets scoring was as follows: Sam Johnson 46, Tom Remi, 52, Matt Cappetta 52, Nathan Ockrim 53, Matt Grace 58, Rohan Bansal 61, Owen Cranley 62, and Oliver Lay 75.
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