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A little local knowledge paid off for a pair of Medford boys golfers on Monday, with North Medford's Daniel Schuler and South Medford's Reese Fisher finishing in the top two spots for individuals, respectively, during a Southwest Conference match at Rogue Valley Country Club.
Schuler stormed out to an impressive 32 on the front nine and carded a 2-under-par 70 to earn medalist honors and lead North Medford to a third-place team finish.
Reese finished three strokes back in second place to help his South Medford team take second, six strokes behind Sheldon.
The Panthers had three players finish among the top eight scorers, with Alex Brown and Logan Artner each posting an 81.
Mike Piazzini led the way for Crater by posting an 87.
INDIVIDUAL SCORES (Top 5) — 1, Daniel Schuler, North Medford, 70; 2, Reese Fisher, South Medford, 73; 3, Ben Wanichek, Sheldon, 74; 4, Jarred Misfeldt, Roseburg, 75; 5, Cooper Burk, Sheldon, 77.
SHELDON (312) — Ben Wanichek 37-37—74, Cooper Burk 39-38—77, Ty Boespflug 41-39—80, Joseph Kuehn 42-39—81, Charlie Lee 41-40—81.
SOUTH MEDFORD (318) — Reese Fisher 36-37—73, Alex Brown 40-41—81, Logan Artner 42-39—81, Blake Bartlett 38-45—83.
NORTH MEDFORD (329) — Daniel Schuler 32-38—70, Bobby Rosas 41-41—82, David Parson 45-41—86, Jack Singleton 44-47—91.
GRANTS PASS (333) — Jackson Bartow 39-40—79, Brian Luther 45-38—83, Kevin Luther 44-40—84, Tannon Rounsaville 43-44—87.
ROSEBURG (355) — Jarred Misfeldt 37-38—75, Cole Dittemore 40-42—82, Corey Groshong 46-47—93, Hayden Luttrell 50-55—105.
CRATER (370) — Mike Piazzini 42-45—87, Race Reiter 42-48—90, Jorge Iserte 48-47—95, Jake Gustafson 44-54—98, John Keyser 55-43—98.
SOUTH EUGENE (Inc) — Jake Malone 41-46—87, Dekon Coe 43-45—88