Batavia wins SBC-National golf tourney crown; Bethel-Tate and Milford runners-up in leagues


Buckeye Conference

National Division

Batavia successfully defended its Southern Buckeye Conference National (SBC-N) Division golf crown after four nine-hole rounds and one 18-hole round were completed to determine the 2007 team and individual champions.

Eric Brown, a Batavia ninth grader, earned the medalist title.

The final team totals were Batavia’s Bulldogs 976 strokes, Georgetown’s G-Men 1002, Blanchester’s Wildcats 1051, Felicity’s Cardinals 1144, and East Clinton’s Astros 1250.

The best individual 54-hole total score belonged to Brown who took 228 shots, Jared Wahl of Georgetown 232, Brent Braselton of Batavia 237, Derek Boggs of Batavia (the 2006 medalist) 244, Jordan Jones of Georgetown 250, Collin McElroy of Georgetown 254, Brian Keith of Blanchester 255, Tim Benson of Blanchester 261, Tyler Carter of Felicity 262, Tyler Jackson of Blanchester 263, Devon Royalty of Georgetown 266, Caleb Santel of Batavia 271, Kaitie Long of Blanchester 278, Nathan Moore of Blanchester 282, Eric Simmons of Batavia 283, and Korey Eads of Batavia 286.