Golf Edged by VES

Friday, May 7, 2021
Kenneth Yonke ’22

Mercersburg’s golf team faced Virginia Episcopal School May 8 in a neutral-site, 18-hole match at Shenandoah Valley Golf Club in Front Royal, VA. The Blue Storm held a two-shot lead at the turn, but VES rallied to edge Mercersburg by three strokes, 351–354.

Kenneth Yonke ’22 carded the low score of the day with an 80 to earn medalist honors. VES’ Alex Kagan shot 81 and Cannon Langley finished with an 83. Mercersburg’s Andrew Forrester ’21 shot 88 (including 41 on the front nine). Other scorers for Mercersburg were Ethan Xin ’23 and Daniel Zhong ’23, who turned in identical 93s.

Mercersburg returns home to Chambersburg Country Club Saturday, May 15, for a match against another Virginia-based school, Blue Ridge School of St. George, VA. The teams will tee off at 2 p.m.