Noblesville and Westfield moved their battle for state golf supremacy to Randolph County the morning of Saturday, April 29, joining the field at the Winchester Golf Invitational. Area teams from Richmond, Hagerstown, Northeastern and Lincoln posted respectable scores, but Noblesville blistered the course with a score of 296—three strokes better than Westfield, and 24 strokes better than third-place Richmond.

Ryder Cate from Richmond and Hayden Chalfant from Northeastern both posted scores of 73 to lead area golfers.

Final team standing: Noblesville 296, Westfield 299, Richmond 320* (Ryder Cate 73, Sam Reising 78, Jackson Cornett 79, Rylen Johnson 90, Tyler Hahn 93), Eastbrook 320, Jay County 334, Hagerstown 344 (Ethan Werking 76, Jake Lieberman 88, Elijah Debruler 94, Drew Williamson 89, Grant Shaffer 91), Northeastern 352 (Hayden Chalfant 73, Jon Michaels 91, Brady Geis 97, Grant Luebbe 91, Brandt Benjamin 98), Winchester 354, Union County 359, Monroe Central 363, Muncie Central 366, Lincoln 394 (Will Cameron 94, Christian Davis 96, Greyson Davis 98, Wyatt Patterson 106, Gunnar Newton 108), Blackford 411, Union City 438, Marion 468

*Won third place with tiebreaker.  

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A version of this article appeared in the May 3 2023 print edition of the Western Wayne News.

Dan Harney is a sports reporter at the Western Wayne News.