Pacer golfers wrap up stellar season


The Switzerland County Pacer boys varsity golf team wrapped up its season with two meets before participating in the Sectional on Monday.

– Last Tuesday, the Pacers played at Sunrise Golf Course against Southwestern, South Ripley, and Shawe. The Pacers took second place with a 192 behind Southwestern. Switzerland County individual scores included: Eli Bowling, 45; Hunter Hayes, 47; Nick Braun, 49; Kyle Whitham, 51; Josh Tice, 53; and Nate Braun, 55.

– On Thursday Switzerland County traveled to North Branch Golf Course in Greensburg, finishing in third place on a nasty, rainy day.

Southwestern won the event with a 176; followed by Jac-Cen-Del with a 191 and the Pacers right behind with a 192.

Individual scores included: Nick Braun, 44; Hunter Hayes, 44; Kyle Whitham, 48; Nate Braun, 56; and Josh Tice, 58.

– At the Sectional tournament played on Monday, Switzerland County placed sixth out of 13 teams with a team score was 365.

Individual scores were: Hunter Hayes, 87; Kyle Whitham, 90; Nate Braun, 92; Nick Braun, 96; and Josh Tice, 105.

Natalie Wheeler is the team’s coach.