Brighton has best state boys golf finish since 2009 -

Brighton has best state boys golf finish since 2009

Editor’s note:A previous version of this article said this was Brighton’s best state finish since 1996. The Bulldogs were also third in 2009.

Brighton had its best finish in a state boys golf tournament since 2009, placing third in the Division 1 finals Saturday at Ferris State University’s Katke Golf Course.

Brighton's Andrew Daily tied for second in the state Division 1 golf tournament.

The Bulldogs shot rounds of 310 and 319, finishing one shot ahead of Grand Rapids Forest Hills Northern for third.

Brighton’s only other top-three finishes in a state tournament were a second in Class B in 1967, a third in Class B in 1970, a third in Class A in 1996 and a third in Division 1 in 2009.

“Young team, no seniors in our starting five,” Brighton coach James Dewling said. “I thought they handled it really well. Our first round, boy, were they tough. Just handled things well and managed their golf games well.

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