Boys Varsity Golf · Panther Boys Golf Wins Season Opener


The South Medford boys golf team won their season opener on Monday at Rogue Valley Country Club.  In this tournament each school was split into three 2-person teams.  Each team played a two-man best ball on the front nine and a 2-man scramble on the back 9.  The top two scores per team were used to decide the winner.

Led by the two man team of Riggs Loftin and Matt Stranahan, who shot a score of 68, the Panthers shot 143 outpacing second place finisher Grants Pass, who posted a score of 156.  Loftin and Stranahan’s score was good enough for the individual team title as well, beating the second place team from Roseburg by 3 shots.  Here are the scores for South Medford as well as the team results:

Riggs Loftin and Matt Stranahan       68

Gabe Provencio and Kyle Hutto         75

Connor Couch and Haden Ausland   113

Team Results

South Medford   143

Grants Pass         156

Roseburg             166

North Medford   173

St. Mary’s            189

Crater                   196