Jahr wins individual title, New Hanover claims MEC Boys Golf Championship

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LELAND, NC (WWAY)–Forty high school golfers from across the Cape Fear took to the course on Monday afternoon in Leland trying to bring home a Mideastern Conference boys golf championship.

It was a big day for West Brunswick junior Ryan Jahr. He finished the tournament with an even par (72) for the Trojans, taking home the individual title.

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“I struggled hitting irons on the front nine, didn’t hit many greens in reg,” says Jahr. “So, I just kind of went to my go to shot a little punch and kind of figured it out on the back nine. I made some putts too that always helps.”

New Hanover won the team championship finishing the day with a score of 322, five strokes better than second place South Brunswick.

TEAM SCORES:
1. New Hanover – 322
2. South Brunswick – 327
3. West Brunswick – 333

INDIVIDUAL SCORES:
1. Ryan Jahr (West Brunswick) – 72
2. Dylan Workman (Laney) – 76
3. GW Roehner (North Brunswick) – 77
T4. Tate Bowyer (Hoggard) – 78
T4. Ralph Stephenson (South Brunswick) – 78