Butler golf team wins sectional, freshman Greaser overall winner


By Darrell Wacker - dwacker@civitasmedia.com



Butler’s A. J. Lawrence lines up a putt.


Photo by Darrell Wacker

Gannon Godsey takes a shot out of the fairway.


Photo by Darrell Wacker

Jack Herbst takes a putt.


Photo by Darrell Wacker

Zach Crawford hits an approach shot on hole 12 at Beavercreek Golf Club.


Photo by Darrell Wacker

Butler freshman Austin Greaser was the overall winner at the sectional tournament with a 70.


Photo by Darrell Wacker

BEAVERCREEK — The Butler Aviators golf team began what they hope to be a march to Columbus by winning the Dayton sectional tournament at Beavercreek Golf Club on Wednesday.

The Aviators team score was 299, one shot better than Springboro’s 300 and Centerville at 307.

The victory means the entire Aviator team advances to next week’s District tournament at Weatherwax.

Freshman Austin Greaser was the overall winner of the event with a 70, two strokes better than a trio of golfers who shot 72.

Next lowest was A.J. Lawrence with a 75, Zach Crawford witha 76, Gannon Godsey with a 78, and Jack Herbst with 89.

The District Tournament will be held Thursday, Oct. 15 at Weatherwax Golf Course in Middletown. Play begins at 9 a.m. Pairings and tee times will be announced by the end of the week.

Butler’s A. J. Lawrence lines up a putt.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/19/2015/10/web1_AJ-Lawrence.jpgButler’s A. J. Lawrence lines up a putt. Photo by Darrell Wacker

Gannon Godsey takes a shot out of the fairway.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/19/2015/10/web1_Gannon-Godsey.jpgGannon Godsey takes a shot out of the fairway. Photo by Darrell Wacker

Jack Herbst takes a putt.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/19/2015/10/web1_Jack-Herbst.jpgJack Herbst takes a putt. Photo by Darrell Wacker

Zach Crawford hits an approach shot on hole 12 at Beavercreek Golf Club.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/19/2015/10/web1_Zach-Crawford.jpgZach Crawford hits an approach shot on hole 12 at Beavercreek Golf Club. Photo by Darrell Wacker

Butler freshman Austin Greaser was the overall winner at the sectional tournament with a 70.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/19/2015/10/web1_Austin-Greaser.jpgButler freshman Austin Greaser was the overall winner at the sectional tournament with a 70. Photo by Darrell Wacker

By Darrell Wacker

dwacker@civitasmedia.com

Reach Darrell Wacker at 937-684-8983 or on Twitter @VandaliaDrummer.

Reach Darrell Wacker at 937-684-8983 or on Twitter @VandaliaDrummer.