The Blackbirds went down swinging, but were unable to defend their home course against Hilltop at their August 21 match. The Cadets took the win with a score of 179, while Pettisville fell behind with a 232.
Isaac VanArsdalen earned medalist honors for Hilltop with a score of 43. Erik Stripe followed his teammate closely, firing a 44. Colin Sabins and Zach Roehrs both contributed a 46 to the Cadet victory.
For Pettisville, Evan King impressively shot a 44. Matt Krill kept pace with a 47. Hannah Meller scored a 61, and Andrew Canada rounded out the Blackbird effort with an 80.