Worcester Golfers Strong In ESIAC

BERLIN- Worcester Prep’s varsity golf team wrapped up a highly successful 2019 season this week with a solid second-place finish in the Eastern Shore Independent Athletic Conference (ESIAC) championship tournament.

All season long, the Mallards battled ESIAC rivals and won more than their fair share of tournaments, finishing with an 18-5 record. The ESIAC tournament championship was held at Glen Riddle on Tuesday is drizzly, damp conditions, but the Mallards put together solid rounds and finished second overall among the conference teams competing.

Salisbury Christian finished first with a tournament-low team score of 182. Worcester finished a close second, just seven strokes behind with a team score of 189. Gunston finished third with a team score of 209, while Salisbury School finished fourth with a team score of 233.

Following the conference championship match on Tuesday, the ESIAC post-season awards were doled out and Worcester was well represented. Senior Devin Wallace and junior T.J. Bescak were each named First Team-All Conference, while Kaden Mault received an All-Conference honorable mention.

About The Author: Shawn Soper

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Shawn Soper has been with The Dispatch since 2000. He began as a staff writer covering various local government beats and general stories. His current positions include managing editor and sports editor. Growing up in Baltimore before moving to Ocean City full time three decades ago, Soper graduated from Loch Raven High School in 1981 and from Towson University in 1985 with degrees in mass communications with a journalism concentration and history.