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The week for Greendale in boys golf included a 13-shot victory in the first Woodland Conference meet of the season and a triumph in the Franklin Invitational.

The Panthers posted a team total of 150 shots to easily win a Woodland West Division mini-meet on April 21 at New Berlin Hills. Pewaukee was a distant second with 163 strokes and New Berlin Eisenhower third at 167.

Nate Thomson took medalist honors with a 2-under-par 34, and Josh Warner fired a 37, Aaron Pawlinski 39, James Johnson 40 and James Kuhman 41.

'This is the lowest Panther team score I've seen in my tenure as coach,' coach Chris Muench said. 'Taking the first conference mini is always a great way to start the year. Doing it with all your guys going low is sensational. I was very pleased for Josh and James Kuhman, carding personal bests in their first varsity matches.'

Greendale then carded a team total of 336 to prevail in the Franklin Invitational on April 22 at Oakwood Golf Course. The Panthers beat Franklin's 338, Wauwatosa's 344, Greenfield's 347 and Racine Horlick's 348.

Thomson fired a 5-over-par 77 to finish second individually behind Greenfield's Tyler Whitt, who shot 75. Pawlinski took seventh with an 83, followed by Johnson at 87, Warner 89 and Kuhman 96.

'We battled the wind and cold,' Muench said. 'The course played four to six strokes higher.'

Greendale also placed third with 107 shots in a scramble event on April 19 at Naga-Waukee Park.

Overall, Muench likes where his team is heading.

'It was a fantastic start to the season and sets us up well heading to the Ironwood (April 26) and Whitnall (Thursday, April 28) mini-meets, as well as the Morningstar (Friday, April 29) and Merrill (Monday, May 2) Invites,' he said.