Carmel – The Carmel boy’s golf team is officially back-to-back state champions. The Greyhounds won in dominating fashion Wednesday at Prairie View Golf Club in Carmel. The team shot a two day total of 588 as second place Center Grove, and Noblesville finished 17 strokes back. Carmel positioned themselves to run away with the championship as they stayed consistent throughout the day, shooting just one over par as a team.

Senior Nick Dentino finished four the meet at four under par and tied Noblesville’s Clay Merchant for the individual medal. Junior Luke Prall finished tied for sixth place at two over par.

The Millers finished the meet with a team score of 605. Merchant coming into the day sat at even par, but had a strong showing shooting a 68 and was able to move up the leaderboards. Senior Jacob Deakyne finished tied for 19th while fellow senior Joe Whallon finished tied for 21st.

Guerin Catholic finished right behind the Millers in fourth place as the Golden Eagls shot a two day total of 617. The team improved their score by nine strokes from day one going from shooting a 313 on day one to a 304 on day two. Ty Gingerich led the Golden Eagles at six over par.

Hamilton Southeastern earned a tenth place finish, shooting a 644 between the two days.

For the Greyhounds this marks their seventh championship in school history. The team has been a force the past three seasons as before they were back-to back champions, they finished as the runner-up in the 2016-17 state meet.