Indians place second in AVL
Due in part to an 88 from Ryan Redick, Berkeley Springs shot a four-man, 18-hole total of 364 to finish second in the Apple Valley League Tournament, held on Thursday, September 20 at Locust Hills Golf Course in Charles Town.
Jefferson County shot a total of 329 to easily win the event, followed by Berkeley Springs, Martinsburg (370) and Musselman (390).
Andrew Rickli fired a 90, Zach Solomon a 92 and Nathan Bowers a 94 to round out the Indian scoring. Both Geoff Blankenship and Zach Apple competed for Berkeley Springs, but their scores did not count in the team total.
The following day Berkeley Springs traveled to Moorefield for the Potomac Valley Conference Championships. The Indians finished last in the Class AA four-team field, with Redick once more leading the way with an 18-hole total of 84.
Frankfort edged Petersburg 361 to 363 for the team title. Keyser finished third with 369 and Berkeley Springs fourth with 370.
Rickli shot 91, Solomon 93 and Bowers 102 to round out the scoring for the Tribe.
Jefferson County won the Class AAA division and Pendleton County captured the Class A crown.
Redick earned all league in both the PVC and AVL meets for his fine play.
"We will have to play our best to make it back to the state tournament as a team," said Indian coach Dale McCumbee. "It will be tough, but you never know in this sport. A good day by the team and it is possible."
Berkeley Springs will play in the Region II, Class AA tournament today, September 26 at Tygart Lake Golf Course in Grafton.