Athletes of The Week: Swinging for the top

The Clarkston Boys Varsity Golf team finished the season in the top of the state as they took fourth place at the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 1 Golf Finals at Forest Akers West, June 9-10.
The Wolves finished the first day with a 307 and the next day with a 312 for a 619 total.
Brady Dice finished his high school career in seventh place for top individuals with a 75 on Friday and 74 on Saturday for a 149 total.

The Clarkston Boys Varsity Golf team finish a stellar season. File photo
The Clarkston Boys Varsity Golf team finish a stellar season. File photo

Patrick Deardorff finished the state meet with a 78 and a 74 for a two day 152 total. Noah Sampson finished 75 and 80 for 155; Noah Bridgeman, 79 and 85 for 164; and Harry Bowman, 83 and 84 for 167.
The Wolves qualified for the state finals by finishing their regional tournament at Dunham Hills Golf Course in second place, June 1.Dice tied for third place top individual with a 72 par.
Bowman finished with a 79; Bridgeman, 81; Deardorff, 82; and Sampson, 89. Gallagher received 2017 Regional Coach of the Year.
Detroit Catholic Central finished the tournament with the regional crown with a 285 and Hartland finished in third place, 315.
The Wolves finished the regular season with their final OAA Red match at Pine Knob Golf Course, May 24.
Clarkston was tied with Birmingham Seaholm going into the match. Seaholm finished the first league tournaments in first place and Clarkston was close behind by one or two shots.
The Wolves defended Pine Knob winning the tournament and the league championship with 302, by two strokes to edge out Seaholm.
Dice and Sampson finished with a par of 73. Bowman and Bridgeman both finished with a 78 par. Deardorff shot a 79 and Terry Fortuna had a 85.