Sandy Valley’s Ritter in 1st, Carrollton golf team tied for 3rd after Day 1 of the state tournament


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The course is full of many local student-athletes at the state tournament this weekend.

Sandy Valley’s Connor Ritter is holding first place in the state after round 1 of the tournament.

Ritter, the Cardinals lone state qualifier, is sitting with a score of 69 (-3) on the day – holding first place in the DII tournament.

The Carrollton boys golf team is sitting in a three-team tie for third place after the first day of the Division II boys golf state tournament.

As a team, Carrollton is sitting with a total score of 334 (+46).

John Birong is the leading golfer for Carrollton at the moment, shooting 78 (+6) after the first 18 holes of the tournament. He shot one under on the 11th hole.

Jaxon Rinkes is the second golfer for the Warriors, sitting with a score of 82 (+10). He shot one under on the fifth hole of the day.

Colton Moore is Carrollton’s third golfer with a score of 85 (+13) followed by Cayden Rininger (+17).

The top four scores for each teach are counted in the scoring.

Micah Barkan is Carrollton’s No. 5 golfer with a score of 90 (+18).

The first place team is Kettering Archbishop Alter with a first round score of 294 (+6).

The golfers will resume the tournament tomorrow morning at NorthStar Golf Club.