The team high school golf season came to a conclusion on Saturday with state championship matches at Natanis Golf Course in Vassalboro.
The Class A competition came right down to the wire, with Gorham edging Mt. Ararat of Topsham on a tiebreaker, while Erskine Academy of South China was the Class B champ and Mattanawcook Academy of Lincoln was the Class C winner.
Gorham and Mt. Ararat both wound up with 317 points in Class A, but the Rams’ No. 5 golfer, Cam Stevens, who shot an 82, was 14 strokes better than the Eagles’ No. 5, Steve Schuman (96).
Rounding out the top five in Class A were Falmouth (322), Scarborough (323) and Greely of Cumberland Center (327).
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Ryan Kaczmarek with a 77 and Lucas Roop with a 79 powered Gorham’s winning effort.
Caleb Manuel of Mt. Ararat posted the lowest round in Class A with a 73 over the par-72 course.
In Class B, Erskine had three players card an 80 while Aaron Pion shot a 77 as the Eagles accumulated 317 points.
Cape Elizabeth wound up second with 325 points, and Old Town was Northern Maine’s top team in third place with 331.
Rounding out the top five were Yarmouth (333) and MCI of Pittsfield (347).
Justin Browne, Connor Paine and Robert Harmon all wound up carding 80s for the Eagles.
Cape Elizabeth’s Austin Legge posted the low round amongst Class B players with a 76.
Leading the way for Old Town were Wes Kauppila and Alex Blackie, both of whom shot an 82, and Cole Daniel fired an 83 and Chris Kauppila an 84.
In Class C, Logan Thompson fired the lowest round of the day with a 68 in powering Mattanawcook to the team championship.
The Lynx carded a 311, 18 shots ahead of St. Dominic of Auburn.
Rounding out the top five were Winthrop (347), Dirigo of Dixfield (350) and Houlton (358).
In addition to Thompson’s effort, Max woodman shot a 74, and Conor McLaughlin fired an 83 and Jeff Garfield an 86 for Mattanawcook.
Markella Gammaitoni and Antonio Parisi each shot an 81 to lead St. Dom’s. Drew Marino was Houlton’s top player with an 87.