(Sept. 27, 2019) The Stephen Decatur golf team earned two more victories to increase its record to 9-0.

Last Thursday, Decatur came in first place in the eight-school match at GlenRiddle Golf Club in Berlin.

The Seahawks scored a 169. They were led by medalist, senior captain Brady Leonard, who shot a 37.

Also contributing to the victory was sophomore Abby Wesche (42), senior captain Blake Marshall (42) and senior Matt Brown (48).

“The team played really well and this gives us eight wins on the season with three to play,” said Decatur Coach Dan Stearman. “I think this is what we are working toward, districts.”

Parkside finished in second place with a 183. James M. Bennett followed in third with a 184.

On Tuesday, Decatur took top honors in the nine-school match at the Elks Golf Club in Salisbury.

“At the most difficult course we have played all year we won with a score of 181,” Stearman said.

Bennett was runner-up with a 197 and Parkside came in third with a 210.

Marshall shot a 43 to lead the team and earn medalist honors. Wesche carded a 44, sophomore Jacob Bauer scored a 45 and Leonard tallied a 49.

“We played really well on a really tough course,” Stearman said. “I can’t say enough about how proud I am of the entire team.”

Decatur’s final match of the regular season is Wednesday at 3:30 p.m. at the Green Hill Country Club in Quantico, Maryland.

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