ITHACA-Plattsburgh High golfer Ethan Votraw was the only member of the Section VII golf team to fire a sub-80 round during the two-day NYSPHSAA championship meet at Cornell University June 5-6, shooting a second round 76 to go with a first round 80.
The 156 scored was good enough for 17th place at the state event, the highest finish for a Section VII golfer at the match.
PHS teammate Gus Reitsema shot an 80-85-165 two-day total, placing 49th. fellow Hornet Connor Benoit scored rounds of 86 and 89 for a two-day 175 (82nd).
Saranac Lake teammates Pat McHugh (82-89-171) and Michael Phelan (89-87-176) finished in 73rd and 85th place, while Section VII champion John Hickey of AVCS scored a 76th place finish with matching rounds of 86 (172), Northeastern Clinton's Nolan Reid finished in 82st with matching 87's (174), Beekmantown's MacCullen Cope shot rounds of 94 and 90 for a 184 total in 92nd place, and Elizabethtown-Lewis golfer Tyler White finished in 94th place, with rounds of 93 and 95 (188).