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FAGA golf: Griffith wins title, POY award

Sam Griffith earned his third tournament title of the season and wrapped up Male Player of the Year honors as well in winning the boys 16-18 age division of the 2014 Findlay Area Golf Association Championship at the Findlay Country Club on Wednesday.

Griffith carded a 4-over 76 in the final event of the season, winning his division by a 4-stroke margin over Adam August (80). Britton Jackson was third (86) in the boys 16-18 competition.

Nick Streacker, who had three wins, two seconds and a third-place finish during the season, was voted the boys 16-18 outstanding player.

Hunter Foltz won his fourth tournament title of the season and was voted the outstanding golfer in the boys 14-15 division after a down-to-the-wire finish on Monday. Foltz won Monday’s championship in a one-hole playoff with Matt Munoz after both carded 81s. Brandon Wehrle was a close third with an 82.

Jordan Whitman won the girls 14-18 tournament and Outstanding Player of the Year honors in her division as well after posting a 93 on Monday. Kiera Robinson was second with a 98, and Ashley Franklin (114) won a playoff with Jackie Fontana for third.

Suzanne Short, a three-time winner during the season but unable to compete in Monday’s championships, was FAGA’s Female Player of the Year.

Noah Frederick (boys 12-13), Andrew Kuenzli (boys 10-11) and Chloe Holliday (girls 10-13) won age group titles on Monday and were their division’s outstanding golfers as well.

Frederick finished first in eight tournaments during the season, including the FAGA match play competiton. He fired an 82 Monday to come away with a 5-stroke victyory over Quentin Weddell (87). Michael Kotey was third (94).

Kuenzli won the boys 10-11 division with a 49 over nine holes. Owen Coffey (57) edged Mason Rinehart (59) for second.

Holliday finished first in the girls 10-13 division with a 57. Kiana Robinson was second (66) and Aby Kettels third (78).

Sportsman of the Year honors went to August and Kiera Robinson.

FAGA CHAMPIONSHIPS
AT FINDLAY COUNTRY CLUB

BOYS 16-18 — 1, Sam Griffith 76. 2, Adam August 80. 3, Britton Jackson 86.
GIRLS 14-18 — 1, Jordan Whitman 93. 2, Kiera Robinson 98. x-3, Ashley Franklin 114.
BOYS 14-15 — x-1, Hunter Foltz 81. 2, Matt Munoz 81. 3, Brandon Wehrle 82.
BOYS 12-13 — 1, Noah Frederick 82. 2, Quentin Weddell 87. 3, Michael Kotey 94.
BOYS 10-11 (9 holes) — 1, Andrew Kuenzli 49. 2, Owen Coffey 57. 3, Mason Rinehart 59.
GIRLS 10-13 (9 holes) — 1, Chloe Holliday 57. 2, Kiana Robinson 66. 3, Aby Kettels 78.
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MALE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Sam Griffith.
FEMALE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Suzanne Short.
MALE SPORTSMAN OF THE YEAR: Adam August.
FEMALE PLAYER OF THE YEAR: Kiera Robinson.

OUTSTANDING PLAYERS OF THE YEAR
BOYS 16-18 — Nick Streacker.
GIRLS 14-18 — Jordan Whitman.
BOYS 14-15 — Hunter Foltz.
BOYS 12-13 — Noah Frederick.
BOYS 10-11 — Andrew Kuenzli.
GIRLS 10-13 — Chloe Holliday.

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