State College’s Matt Robert and Ty Gates placed first and second to lead the Little Lion boys’ golf team to a season-opening Mid Penn Conference victory against four other teams at Mountain View Country Club on Tuesday.
Teams played six players in the event with the top five scores counting. State College was the lone team to break 400, finishing with a 399 total. Central Dauphin was second at 413, while Lower Dauphin (420), Hershey (465) and Palmyra (481) followed.
Robert earned medalist honors by firing a 2-over par 73. Gates was just two strokes back after a 75. Ben Gelenberg (81), Erik Isola (84) and Kevin Zuercher (84) rounded out the State College scoring.
“I was very excited to win a Mid Penn match,” Little Lion coach Keith Bless said. “It’s only the second one that we’ve won. I was also very excited to see Matt and Ty finish 1-2.”
State College next hosts Central Mountain on Friday.