Masuk golfers off to a hot start, win 5 of first 6 matches

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The Masuk Boys Golf team captains are, from left, Alex Giugno, Colin Abbott, and John McIntyre.

MONROE, CT — Masuk High’s boys’ golf team has had a nice start to the season, posting five wins against six opponents thus far. 

The Panthers defeated New Fairfield/Abbott Tech 165-217 at Whitney Farms Golf Course on Sept. 8.

There was a three-team match, including a makeup with Pomperaug, along with Stratford, also at Whitney Farms, on Sept. 10. Masuk defeated Stratford 166-267 and fell 175-166 to Pomperaug on the back 9.

Masuk had its first road match, at Brookfield/Sunset Hill Golf Course, on Sept. 14 and defeated the Bobcats 164-175.

In their best performance of the fall, the Panthers defeated visiting Bunnell 158-290 on Sept. 15.

In the New Fairfield match, Masuk’s John McIntyre earned medalist honors with a score of 35. Justin Carriero shot a 42, and Colin Abbott and Alex Guigno each had a 44.

In the Pomperaug/Stratford match, Giugno led Masuk with a 42 and Carriero had a 43. McIntyre, Abbott and Brien Trimbach each had a 45.

Guigno and Brookfield’s Tim Whitlock were co-medalists, each scoring a 39. Abbott was Masuk’s next best scorer with a 40.

Against Bunnell, McIntyre was the medalist with a 38. Trimbach had a 39, Guigno 40, and Abbott and Carriero each had a 41.

The Panthers are 5-1, including a 167-204 season-starting win over Joel Barlow on Sep. 2.

Next up, Masuk will visit Notre Dame – Fairfield on Sept. 22.

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