St. C. golfers sitting in seventh in Division II

COLUMBUS – St. Clairsville is sitting in seventh place after the opening round of the Division II State Golf Championship held at Ohio State University’s Scarlet Course Friday.

The Red Devils posted a team score of 352, which is 32 shots back of opening-day leader Dayton Oakwood. Oakwood owns a 17-shot lead over Kettering Alter, which is currently in second place.

The Devils will begin their final round this morning at 10 a.m., which is a change from the earlier release. The OHSAA adjusted the tee times. St. C. will tee off No. 1 tee.

The Devils didn’t have a player break 80 on the challenging par 71 layout. Senior lefty Adam Jeffries fired an 82, which led the way. His 82 is good for a six-way tie for eighth place overall. Only six players broke 80 the entire day.

Classmate Zach Keylor was next in line with an 85. Senior Caden Myers posted a 91 and junior Seth Vannoy was the fourth scorer with a round of 94. Jared Burghy finished with a 96.

East Liverpool is currently third and three shots back of Alter with a 340. Potters’ Blake Prince is sitting in fourth place with a round of 78.