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St. Helens golfers take third twice

St. Helens scores their lowest away score in many years


The St. Helens Lions golf team turned in their best score off their home course in several years to take a solid third at the Resort at the Mountain on Monday.

The team shot a collective (top four) 325 to beat Parkrose by 21 strokes, but were still behind Wilsonville and Sherwood.

“We capped the match with a stupendous back nine, which broke us away from the four teams behind,” coach Dave Lawrence said. “The third-place finish puts us solidly in third (overall) in the standings going into district Monday and Tuesday at The Reserve.”

The Lions had two players under 80—Nathan Hunter with a 78 and Eric Aldridge with a 79.

The St. Helens Jayvees also had a good day, finishing second in the jayvee district with a 376.

St. Helens came from behind, passing Milwaukie, Parkrose and Liberty in the last seven holes to take third at a NWOC match at Langdon Farms on April 23.

“Nathan Hunter’s strong first nine earned a tie for sixth overall. Cody Teyema’s steady 82 carried us to a third place finish as a team,” Lawrence said. “Jacob Roxey also found the mental toughness to battle through some rough spells and make some key pars.”

District looms this coming Monday and Tuesday at The Reserve.

St. Helens scoring:

Resort at the Mountain

Team scores: Sherwood 302, Wilsonville 307, St. Helens 325, Parkrose 346, Milwaukie 347, Sandy 351, Liberty 352.

St. Helens individuals: Nathan Hunter (41-37); Eric Aldridge (40-39) 79; Cody Teyema (41-41) 82; Michael Hewlett (48-38) 86; Jacob Roxey (45-44) 89.

Langdon Farms

Jayvee individuals: Charlie Pease (45-42) 87; Wyatt Keller (44-49) 93; Jordan Roark (50-46) 96; Chase Riesterer (50-50) 100.

Team scores: Sherwood 319, Wilsonville 329, St. Helens 351, Liberty 355, Parkrose 359, Milwaukie 363, Sandy 393.

St. Helens individuals: Nathan Hunter (37-44) 81; Cody Teyema (40-42) 82; Michael Hewlett (50-43) 93; Jacob Roxey (46-49) 95; Eric Aldridge (54-45) 99.

Jayvee individuals: Jordan Roark 39, Charlie Pense 40, Wyatt Keller 41, Matt Timmons 43, Toby Carlson 44.

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