New day, same result: Polk golfers top Landrum by six shots

Landrum's Stu Rothell and Polk County's Dillon Overholt and Josh Chupp, from left, each shot a score of 44 in Thursday's match at Tryon Country Club (photo courtesy Pat McCool),

For the second straight day, Polk County’s boys golf team posted a six-shot win over Landrum, Thursday’s victory coming at Tryon Country Club in a home match for the Wolverines.

Polk County posted a team score of 187, besting Landrum’s 193. The Wolverines also edged the Cardinals by six strokes on Wednesday at Links of Tryon.

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Dillon Overholt and Josh Chupp led Polk County, each firing a 44, with Gabe O’Brien shooting a 49 and Hunter Lynch, Jaylon Bontrager and Nick Wilson each shooting 50s.

Also competing for the Wolverines were Trey Thompson and Tyrese Miller, each with 57s, and Troy Lieberman with a 58.

Stu Rothell carded a 44 to lead Landrum.

The Wolverines step into Western Highlands Conference play for the first time on Tuesday, hosting WHC squads at Tryon Country Club in a match slated to begin at 1 p.m.