Home-course advantage key for Eagles’ golf team

Dryden Eagle Tianna Markowski plays a short shot to get herself on the green during NorWOSSA golf action, Sept. 5 at Eagles’ Landing.

By Dryden Observer Staff

Josh Kitt plans his putt.

Dryden High School golfers dominated the leaderboard as they hosted the first interschool tournament of the NorWOSSA season, Sept. 5 at Eagles’ Landing.

DHS captured first place in both the boys’ and girls’ team divisions in a competition featuring 50 boys and eight girls from seven schools around the northwest.

In the boy’s individual division Kirk Markowski of Dryden fired a one-under-par 71 to place first overall, Cam Zapitelli (Dryden) was second with a 77 followed by Jed Rattai (Beaver Brae) with a 78.

In the girl’s individual division Christina Romyn of Sioux Lookout’s Queen Elizabeth District High School (QEDHS) placed first overall followed by Jenna Poirier from QEDHS in second with Haylee Whitney of DHS placing third.

The season schedule continues in Atikokan (Sept. 11), Sioux Lookout (Sept. 17) and the NWOSSA final at Beauty Bay in Kenora (Sept. 27).

 NorWOSSA Golf, Sept. 5 Eagles’ Landing

Team Competition

1st Dryden 314

2nd Beaver Brae 340

3rd Queen Elizabeth 341

4th St. Thomas Aquinas 357

5th Red Lake 381

6th Atikokan 402

7th Fort Frances DNQ


Dryden Individual Placing

Kirk Markowski 1st

Cam Zapitelli 2nd

Tyler Boon 5th

Josh Kitt T6

Trey Palermo T6

Adam Getson T14

Joel Zieroth T24

Adam Langlais T28

Wade Penner T40

Noah Brunton T44


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