Keyser golfers win PVH championship; Blowe named Coach of the Year

Staff Writer
Mineral Daily News-Tribune
The Keyser Golden Tornado golf squad poses with their PVC championship hardwawre.
Tribune photo by Chapin Jewell

By Chapin Jewell

Tribune Correspondent

KEYSER - For the third year running, the Keyser Golden Tornado golfers have claimed the championship of the Potomac Valley Conference.  In addition, Keyser’s first-year golf coach Josh Blowe has been named Potomac Valley Conference Coach of the Year.

Likewise, Keyser golfers Jacob Malcolm, Darrick Broadwater, Drew Matlick and Noah Broadwater earned All-PVC honors alongside fellow Mineral Countian Brady Whitacre of Frankfort.

Keyser finished in first place in the tournament held at Cacapon State Park near Berkeley Springs.  The Golden Tornado finished with a team score of 333 to claim the top prize, a number tallied by the four best-scoring rounds.  Jacob Malcolm finished first for Keyser and was also tournament low medalist with an 18-hole score of 78.  

Darrick Broadwater finished second in the team scoring and second in the tournament overall with a score of 82.  Drew Matlick’s 84 was good enough to be third in the team score and tied for third overall in the tournament.  Noah Broadwater finished fourth in the team scoring and fifth in overall tournament play.  Further, Dylan Wilson tallied a 112 with Logan Jones shooting a 117.

Frankfort’s Brady Whitacre paced the Falcons with a team-best score of 91, good enough for a sixth place tournament finish.  Bryson Lane was second for the Falcons with a 100 while Chase McCoy finished with a 112.  Keegan Bennett rounded out the scoring for a 132 as the Falcons finished with a team score of 435.

Keyser and Frankfort will next play at Polish Pines on Wednesday, Sep. 16 at 4 p.m.