Boys Golf Places Fourth in WPIAL Team Championship

The Shady Side Academy boys golf team earned a fourth-place finish at the 2020 WPIAL Class AAA Team Championship, held Thursday, Oct. 15, at Cedarbrook Golf Course. SSA finished with a team score of 417. Out of six teams competing, only the first-place finisher, Franklin Regional (409) advanced to the PIAA Team Championship. This is the fourth consecutive year that SSA competed in the WPIAL team finals.

Photo of SSA junior Wes Warden

SSA was led by junior Wes Warden, who shot an 80. Senior Adam Lauer shot 82, senior Charles Troutman shot 83, senior Garrett Fuhrer shot 84, junior Will Badeer shot 88 and junior Charles Karet shot 100.

This concludes the team element of the season for SSA. Lauer will compete at the PIAA Class AAA Boys Golf Individual Championship on Tuesday, Oct. 20, at Heritage Hills Golf Course in York, Pa.

Congratulations to Head Coach Mark Hessler and the team on a great season!

Good luck to Adam in the PIAA Championship!

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