Worthington News

Boys Golf

Cardinals end year at district

The Thomas Worthington High School boys golf team ended its season in the Division I district tournament Oct. 8 at Apple Valley.

The Cardinals shot a 338 to finish 10th of 12 teams. Dublin Jerome (299) won the district title, with Pickerington North (305) and New Albany (308) also qualifying for state Friday, Oct. 18, and Saturday, Oct. 19, at Ohio State's Scarlet Course.

Senior Jack Uhlman carded an 82 to lead the Cardinals. Also competing were sophomore Curtis Salmans (83), seniors Sam Ankrom (85) and Joshua Zeledon (88) and junior Dominic Caminiti (96).

Dublin Coffman's Nick Sparling shot a 74 and beat Granville's Nick Contini in a two-hole playoff to secure the third and final individual state-qualifying berth.

Thomas advanced to district by shooting a 311 in the 12-team sectional Oct. 1 at Turnberry to edge Westerville Central (314) for the third and final qualifying spot, behind Pickerington North (299) and Hilliard Davidson (309).

Caminiti led the Cardinals with a 75, followed by Salmans (77), Uhlman (79), Zeledon (80) and Ankrom (90).

Thomas finished sixth (10-18) in the four-round OCC-Central Division tournament, behind Coffman (28-0), Upper Arlington (23-5), Olentangy Liberty (19-9), Marysville (15-13) and Davidson (13-15) and ahead of Central Crossing (4-24) and Westland (0-28).

Salmans made first-team all-league and Caminiti was third team.

Gorman, VanArsdale led way for Wolves

Kilbourne ended its season in the 13-team Division I sectional Oct. 1 at Darby Creek, as it finished 10th (336) behind district-qualifiers New Albany (299), Coffman (304) and Liberty (307).

Junior David Gorman led the Wolves at sectional with an 81, followed by junior Tate VanArsdale (83), sophomore Jack Maloney (85), senior Riley Hull (87) and sophomore Jacob Streets (87).

Marysville's Morgan Tarrant (76) secured the final individual district-qualifying spot by beating Grove City's Gavin Gensler and Hilliard Bradley's Cody Storch in a playoff.

Kilbourne finished sixth (8-20) in the OCC-Capital, behind New Albany (27-1), Olentangy (24-4), Mount Vernon (19-9), Big Walnut (14-14) and Olentangy Orange (13-15) and ahead of Delaware (7-21) and Franklin Heights (0-28).

Gorman and VanArsdale both were honorable mention all-league.

--Scott Hennen