(9-21-17) Wapakoneta after placing 3rd during the WBL regular season had a big day at the Celina Lynx shooting a tournament winning 306, to outdistance Shawnee (321) by 15 strokes. Regular season champions, Bath, the regular season Champions (9-0) had a tough day, shooting a 340 on the day.

For Wapakoneta it gives them back-to-back titles. The Redskins were ‘red‘ hot, Logan Miller led the way with a 72, Tanner Sweede had a 74, Drew Zweibel had a 78 and Dusty Haggard had a 82.

When the last shot fell, Wapakoneta and Shawnee will share the WBL Championship based on the WBL point system (based on regular season finish and tournament finish) , both finished with 18 points. Bath, ends up with a third place finish one point back at 17.

Shawnee’s Keaton McKinley and Wapakoneta’s Logan Miller each shot a 72 on the day, McKinley would win the first playoff hole to be named the WBL Match Medalist.

Tournament
Wapakoneta 	306
Shawnee		321
Defiance 	328
Bath		340
St. Marys 	344
O-G		354
Van Wert 	358
Elida 		363
Kenton 		371
Celina		465
2017 WBL Boys Golf Standings
Teams		WBL Record	WBL Tourney	WBL Pts
 1.  Shawnee	8-1	-	2nd		18*
 1.  Wapakoneta	7-2	-	1st		18*
 3.  Bath	9-0^^	-	4th		17
 4.  Defiance	6-3	-	3rd		14
 5.  St. Marys	4-5	-	5th		12
 6.  O-G	3-6	-	6th		 9
 7.  Kenton	3-5	-	9th		 7
 8.  Elida	2-6	-	8th		 6
 8.  Van Wert	1-7	-	7th		 6
10.  Celina	0-5	-	10th		 2
Jared Hernandez
Jared Hernandez and Jill Schmitmeyer

Season honors went to Van Wert’s Jared Hernandez who was named the WBL Golfer of the Year for the second year in a row and St. Marys’ Jill Schmitmeyer was named the runner-up. Hernandez and Schmitmeyer both shot a 77 for the tournament, 5 strokes behind the leaders.

Schmitmeyer, plays on the Roughriders’ boys team because St. Marys does not field a girls team.

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