Harris goes low at Bel Meadow, North Marion wins Big 10 golf title

MOUNT CLARE, W.Va. — The North Marion Huskies held off stern challenges from Robert C. Byrd and Buckhannon-Upshur to win the Big 10 Golf Championship at Bel Meadow Golf Club.

The Huskies posted a team score of 265, two strokes ahead of RCB (267) and four strokes ahead of BU (269). Bridgeport and Grafton finished tied for fourth with team scores of 288.

North Marion’s Michael Harris won low medalist honors with a 2-over-par round of 74, earning the title of Big 10 Player of the Year. RCB’s Basil Lucas was named the Big 10 Coach of the Year.

All 13 teams will compete in regional tournaments next week, hoping to qualify for the state tournament at Oglebay Resort in  Wheeling in October.

Team scores:

  1. North Marion – 265
  2. Robert C. Byrd – 267
  3. Buck.-Upshur – 269
  4. Bridgeport – 288
  5. Grafton – 288
  6. Fairmont Sr. – 293
  7. Preston – 303
  8. Liberty – 319
  9. P. Barbour – 323
  10. Lincoln – 330
  11. E. Fairmont – 337
  12. Lewis Co. – 353
  13. Elkins – 359

Top individuals (all earning 1st team All-Big 10):

  1. Michael Harris (NM) – 74
  2. Chris Miller (GHS) – 79
  3. Andrew Bowie (RCB) – 80
  4. Isaac Lane (BU) – 83
  5. Evan Coffman (BU) – 91
  6. Dylan Runner (NM) – 92
  7. Drew Hogue (BHS) – 92
  8. Alex Hawkins (RCB) – 93
  9. Tyler Stemple (RCB) – 94
  10. Zach Morgan (FSHS) – 94




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