Prep roundup: Gaylord golf wins third straight BNC title

GAYLORD — The Gaylord Blue Devils continued their dominance of the Big North Conference on Tuesday, winning their third straight conference title at Gaylord Golf Club.

Gaylord won six of the seven conference events on the year, including Tuesday's conference championship meet where all points are doubled.

The Blue Devils earned the top spot after shooting a total of 336 — only one stroke better than second place Traverse City West.

In the conference championships Cadillac took third (343), TC Central fourth (351), Petoskey fifth (353) and Alpena sixth (375).

Alpena's Jack Schmanski and TC West's Tyler Frechette tied with a 78 to earn co-medalist honors.

Gaylord locked up the BNC title with the win and totaled 47 conference points on the season — followed by Cadillac (36), TC West (36), TC Central (22), Petoskey (18) and Alpena (8).

Also announced on Tuesday were the All-Conference first team members.

Brendon Gouin averaged the lowest score over the season in the BNC for the third year in a row, averaging 74.3 strokes.

All-Conference First Team


Brendon Gouin, Gaylord, 74.3

Justin LaMonde, Cadillac, 78.3

Joe Kowatch, Gaylord, 78.8

Kyle Putnam, Gaylord, 79.0

Nick Bostwick, TC West, 79.7

Murphy Kehoe, TC West, 80.7

Tyler Frechette, TC West, 81.0

Tyler Campbell, Cadillac, 81.2

Harry Chipman, Cadillac, 82.2

Kyler McKenzie, Gaylord, 82.5

Aiden Raffaele, Cadillac, 82.7

Zach Galan, TC Central, 82.7

Tuesday's scores

Gaylord: Brendon Gouin 80, Kyle Putnam 81, Joe Kowatch 88, Sean Jardine 88.

TC West: Murphy Kehoe 86, Nick Bostwick 87, Tyler Gillings 86, Tyler Frechette 78 (co-medalist).

TC Central: Zach Galan 83, Carson Peters 85, Jack Bostwick 89, Austin Schultz 94.


Boyne City     6

Tawas     0

Boyne City wins regional semifinal 

Boyne City: Taylor Noble 3 G; Kari Day G, A; Ariel Himmelspach 2 A; Inanna Hauger A; Jordan Noble 2 G; Katie Burley A.