Bishop Guertin of Nashua captured the NHIAA Division I Golf Championship by two strokes over Bedford Thursday at the Canterbury Woods Country Club in Canterbury.
Bishop Guertin, led by Andrew Mierzwa (tied for sixth, five-over 77), Ryan Montbleau (tied for ninth, six-over 78) and Tom Ethier (tied for 19th, nine-over 81), managed to topple the runner-up Bulldogs, 403 to 405.
Justin Clutter led Bedford with a four-over 76, good for fourth place overall.
The low 24 individuals will play an additional 18 holes Saturday at Canterbury Woods to determine the Division I NHIAA Individual Champion. The co-leaders are Matt Paradis of Manchester Central and Brandon Gillis of Nashua North, who both shot 74.
It was a different story at Beaver Meadow in Concord where Windham captured the Division II title by a comfortable 12-stroke margin. The Jaguars, behind medalist Connor Greenleaf (one-under 73) and sixth place finisher James McKee (78), toppled runner-up St. Thomas Aquinas of Dover, 395 to 407.
In the Division III tournament at Ridgewood CC in Moultonborough, Bow won easily with a 301 score. Pelham was second at 337.
Josh Lacasse of Bow is the medalist at 70, one stroke ahead of Jake Vaiknoras.
Derryfield won the Division IV title by a comfortable margin, 320 to 342 over runner-up Newport at the Ridgewood CC.
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Division I Results
Canterbury Woods CC of Canterbury (Par 72)
NHIAA Team Golf Championships
Team results: Bisop Guertin 403, Bedford 405, Pinkerton 413, Keene 415, Concord 416, Central 417, Nashua North 421, Winnacunnet 422, Merrimack 426, Londonderry 431.
Matt Paradis, Central, 74; Brandon Gillis, Nashua North, 74; Adam Godbout, Concord, 75; Justin Clutter, Bedford, 76; Sam Nielsen, Nashua South, 76; Andrew Mierzwa, Bishop Guertin, 77; Dylan Lortie, Alvirne, 77; Sam Shafer, Dover, 77; Ryan Montbleau, BG, 78; Mike Soucy, Bedford, 78; Keeton Foster, Keene, 78; Curtis Harper, Londonderry, 78; Matt Paulson, Merrimack, 78; Michael Jensen, Nashua North, 78; Eric Evans, Dover, 78; Collin Stroshine, Keene, 79; Garrett Sinotte, Central, 80; Garret Olivar, Memorial, 80; Tom Ethier, BG, 81; Griffin Gagne, Bedford, 81; Charlie Hesser, Winnacunnet, 81; Matt Galvin, Pinkerton, 81; Jordan Oelkers, Merrimack, 81; Jon Cook, Memorial, 81