The following is a synopsis of the 2011 Belfast Area High School golf squad:

Team: Belfast golf.

Coach/years coached current team: Chip Lagerbom, 17th year.

Last year’s record/playoff information: 8-2, second in KVAC Class B championships, sixth in state Class B championships.

Roster: Seniors Jamie Jackson and Tyler McDevitt; juniors Jordan Luther, Tim Sticht, Allie Njaa and Jack Smith; sophomore Grant Starrett; and freshmen Ethan Campbell and Tanner Jordan.

Graduation losses: Steven Simmons, Clint Fraser and Dustin Howes.

Significant impact golfers: Jackson, first-team all-conference selection and second medalist at last year’s KVAC Class B shootout.

Team strengths: Several returning to the varsity team and Jackson is a strong team leader.

Team goals: Qualify for the four-team shootout at the KVACs, qualify as a team and individuals for the state Class B championships.

Top league opponents: Lincoln Academy of Newcastle and Camden Hills.

Outlook: The Lions return one of the top golfers in the KVAC in Jackson, who has qualified for the state individual championships two straight seasons. Coach Lagerbom hopes “to win the ones we should and sneak a few victories in against some others.”

Schedule:

8/30/11 – Belfast 8, Waterville 1.

9/1/11 – Winslow 6.5, Belfast 2.5.

9/6/11 – Belfast at Maine Central Institute.

9/8/11 – Leavitt at Belfast – 3:30 p.m.

9/13/11 – Belfast at Oak Hill – 3:30 p.m.

9/14/11 – Maranacook at Belfast – 3:30 p.m.

9/15/11 – Mount View at Belfast – 3:30 p.m.

9/20/11 – Belfast at Lincoln Academy – 3:30 p.m.

9/22/11 – Medomak Valley at Belfast – 3:30 p.m.

9/26/11 – Belfast at Camden Hills – 3:30 p.m.

9/29/11 – KVAC championships – 2 p.m.

10/4/11 – State qualifier – 10 a.m.

10/8/11 – State team championships – 10 a.m.

10/15/11 – State individual championships – 10 a.m.

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