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Boys Golf Facing Week Of Two Duals, Tournament

Posted on: September 11, 2017

SETTING THE SCENE: With the regular season beginning to wind down, the Milford High School boys golf team has a busy week ahead as they face a pair of league rivals in head-to-head action, before traveling north to compete in Saturday’s Springboro Invitational. The Eagles have been playing some of their best golf of the season as of late, having won two of their last three duals, with the only blemish a narrow defeat to Mason. In addition to Saturday’s invitational, the Eagles will also square off against Loveland and Kings in the coming days.

 

THE UPCOMING DOCKET: A look at Milford’s schedule for the upcoming week:

  • Tuesday, Sept. 12 at Loveland, Hickory Woods GC, 3:20 p.m.
    • 2017 Dual Record: 5-1, 3-1 ECC
    • Top Player: Brandon Bishop (40.3 average)
  • Thursday, Sept. 14 at Kings, TPC River’s Bend, 3:15 p.m.
    • 2017 Dual Record: 6-4, 2-2 ECC
    • Top Player: Matthew Hock (42.1 average)
  • Saturday, Sept. 16 at Springboro Invitational, Heatherwoode GC, 8:00 a.m.

 

A LOOK BACK: Sept. 6 at Mason: Facing the No. 4 team in the Cincinnati Enquirer area coaches’ poll, the Eagles came up just short to Mason at Shaker Run, falling 162-164. Justin Horn was outstanding for the Eagles, shooting a team-best round of 38 for the day.

 

Sept. 7 vs. West Clermont: In it’s first-ever match-up with new Eastern Cincinnati Conference member West Clermont, Milford came away with a deceive 152-173 victory over the Wolves. Junior Justin Horn bettered his round from earlier in the week, leading all players with a 36. The day also served as Senior Day for Eagles’ Cameron Loux and Trey Robinson.

 

INSIDE THE NUMBERS: A look at Milford’s individual averages for the 2017 season:

  • Justin Horn (39.4--ranked 3rd in ECC)
  • Cameron Loux (42.5)
  • Max Steinmetz (45.4)
  • Cole Watson (45.6)
  • Taylor Rehmer (46.0)
  • Trey Robinson (47.0)
  • Tristin Messerschmidt (49.1)

 

POLL WATCH: After a week one absence from the top-10, the Eagles are back among the top-ranked squads in the area in the Sept. 11 edition of the Cincinnati Enquirer coaches’ poll, residing in ninth. St. Xavier is the heavy favorite with nine of the 11 No. 1 votes to outdistance second-place Lakota East (one first place vote), Mason, Elder (one first place vote) and Moeller completing the top-five. The back-half of the top-10 is almost solely Eastern Cincinnati Conference with Loveland in sixth, Turpin in seventh and Anderson in 10th along with the Eagles. Kings is also among squads receiving votes. The coaches’ poll is released every Monday at Noon at preps.cincinnati.com/coachespolls.