Godfrey fires 67 at Worthington Invitational

By Ben Stroup

August 13, 2014

Hayes’ Grant Godfrey carded his lowest round of the season Wednesday, securing medalist honors with a 67 during the Worthington Invitational at Glenross.

The first-place showing, his third of the year, helped Delaware’s boys golf team to a combined 337 — a mark good enough for eighth overall.

Mount Vernon won the team title with a 307 while Hilliard Davidson and Thomas Worthington smoothed out the top three with respective scores of 316 and 323. Big Walnut, which closed seventh with a 335, was also a part of the 12-team field.

Cole Haferman (88), Dan Van Brimmer (89) and David Kelly (93) joined Godfrey on the list of Pacer contributors while Kyle Gose (80), Ryan Cunningham (83), Nick Dimitroff (86) and J. Wilson (86) chipped in for the Golden Eagles.

From Tuesday

•Orange and Olentangy took part in the second OCC-Capital Division match of the season Tuesday at Darby Creek, finishing second and third with respective scores of 318 and 323.

Big Walnut and Hayes also participated in the event, finishing fourth and seventh overall with respective totals of 327 and 368.

Ric Reynolds led the Pioneers with a 77, the best mark among Delaware County contenders, while Ben Kunz and Hunter Baxter carded rounds of 78 and 80 to help their team’s cause. Jeff Darfus and Jake Gerard shot 80s to boost the Braves while Matthew Homza finished with an 81 to complement Olentangy’s cumulative scorecard.

Godfrey led the Pacers with an 80 while Chad Little highlighted the Golden Eagles’ effort with a team-best 79.