ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – The Elmira boy’s golf team has cemented their names into their school’s record books.
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The Elmira boy’s golf team won their first STAC Championship in school history, on Tuesday. The Express turned in a total team score of 408 to win by 9 strokes over defending champion Union-Endicott. Sixty-eight of the areas best descended upon the Mark Twain Golf Course in Elmira for a chance at a team and individual STAC title. For the Express, their 1st ever overall STAC title came due to a great combined effort. On the par 72 course, Express senior Brady Magliocca and sophomore Jackson Cavalier led their team, each posting a 79 (+7). On top of the great performance from Magliocca and Cavalier, seniors Cooper Taft and Bobby Cavalier solidified the team’s performance, each recording scores of 82 (+10). Fellow senior Benjamin Rhode capped off the scoring with an 86 (+14), while Bryce Mashanic’s score was not needed to clinch the team title.
In addition to the title, Elmira’s Magliocca and Jackson Cavalier finished tied for 4th in the individual championship. Cooper Taft and Bobby Cavalier finished 12th. Maine-Endwell’s Blaise Brixner claimed the individual STAC Championship with a round of 71 (-1).
Prior to the STAC Championship, the Express went 8-3 in the regular season and won the STAC West Division.