DAVENPORT — The Clinton boys golf team tied for third place in Monday's quad meet with Davenport Central, Pleasant Valley and North Scott at Duck Creek Golf Course.

Clinton, ranked No. 23 in the Iowa High School Golf Coaches Association state poll, shot a 153 to tie North Scott.

Pleasant Valley won the event with a 140. Four PV golfers shot an even-par 35, and all eight in the lineup shot 40 or under. Davenport Central shot a 152 to edge Clinton and North Scott by a stroke for second place.

Clinton's Christian Rowan shot a 35, his best score this season, to share medalist honors with five other golfers.

Tony Balk shot a 38, while Jeremy Miller and Logan Hood each shot a 40 for the River Kings (11-24-3). Balk and Hood both shot season lows.

“It was certainly positive to shoot some lower scores,” Clinton coach Paul Niedermeyer explained. “We just need to keep trying to improve on the little things to lower our scores, so we can be more competitve in the end of the season tournaments.”



Team scores — 1. Pleasant Valley 140, 2. Davenport Central 152, T-3. Clinton 153, T-3. North Scott 153.

Clinton — Christian Rowan 35, Tony Balk 38, Jeremy Miller 40, Logan Hood 40, Matt Gray 44, Connor Hood 44, Steve Davis 45, Alex Baker 48.

Davenport Central — Mike Maller 35, Taylor Bley 38, Peter Kaufman 39, Alex Paulsen 40, Sean Carter 40, Nick Schaefer 41, Matt Schlueter 42, Dan McPherson 46.

Pleasant Valley — Spencer Payne 35, Ian Freemire 35, Tyler Hoelting 35, James Hurning 35, Evan Vandemore 37, Jacob Ward 38, Evan Fronlund 38, Keegan Bohn 40.

North Scott — Jack Wolfe 37, Eric Larssen 38, Bobby Wolfe 39, Austin Miller 39, Brett Theiring 40, James Burton 41, Tyler Cahill 44, Joe Polinchock 50.

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