By Wade Linville –
The 2016 regular season has reached an end for Southern Buckeye Athletic/Academic Conference high school golf teams.
After five rounds of league play and the end-season 18-hole SBAAC Tourney, it was the team from Clermont Northeastern High School finishing as the SBAAC National Division champions and Batavia ending their regular season as the SBAAC American Division champions.
To cap off an impressive season of golf, Georgetown sophomore Lance Sininger has received honors as the SBAAC National Division Golfer of the Year.
In the SBAAC American Division it was senior from Goshen senior Garrett Gray being named the “Golfer of the Year”.
Sininger led the SBAAC National Division after five rounds of league play with a combined individual score of 229, followed by Georgetown’s Alex Zurbuch who finished league play with a score of 262.
In team competition, the Georgetown G-Men finished runner-up in league standings, just one stroke behind the league champion Clermont Northeastern Rockets by a score of 1135-1136.
After leading the SBAAC American Division in early rounds of league play, the Western Brown Broncos ended up finishing fifth in league standings with a team score of 1193.
Batavia compiled a team score of 1161 to claim the SBAAC American Division title.
Leading the Western Brown team was sophomore Ty Large, who shot for a combined score of 283 in five rounds of play, earning a spot on the SBAAC American Division Second Team.
Western Brown sophomore Jordan Lind also earned a spot on the list of SBAAC American Division Second Team of all-stars, finishing with an individual score of 286.