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East Juniata tops field

Sentinel photo by MIKE GOSS
Midd-West’s Conner Steffan watches a putt during the Mustangsá nonleague match against East Juniata Thursday at Shade Mountain.

From staff reports

MIDDLEBURG – In a non-league match at Shade Mountain Golf Course, East Juniata took the win over Millersburg, Newport and Midd-West. With a team score of 171, East Juniata was led by Will Orwig who posted a match-best 37. Orwig was the only player to score in the 30s. However, the rest of the East Juniata team played well too as Tanner Barth, Mitchell Watts and Max Lauver shot 41, 46 and 47, respectively.

Midd-West finished with a team score of 185 and took third, beating Newport. Midd-West was the only team to have all six golfers shoot in the 40s, but with Connor Steffen struggling in the number one position, Midd-West finished 14 strokes behind East Juniata and five behind Millersburg. Steffen finished with a 49, Hunter Beward finished with a 46, with Julian Kranick scoring 43 and Brady Wenrick scoring a 47.

East Juniata will return to action on August 27 at Newport. Midd-West will next play against Milton on August 28.

East Juniata 171, Millersburg 180, Midd-West 185, Newport 194

East Juniata

Will Orwig 37, Tanner Barth 41, Mitchell Watts 46, Max Lauver 47

Millersburg

Garrett Graeff 42, Tate Etzweiler 44, Luke Etzweiler 47, Brant Bingamen 47

Midd-West

Connor Steffen 49, Hunter Beward 46, Jullian Kranick 43, Brady Wenrick 47

Newport

Kolby Seibert 45, Grant Fultz 51, Gavin Fegley 40, Brayden Miller 58

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