Mike Lessl knew he was good enough to qualify for districts. But his confidence level stopped about right there.
Heading into Monday's District 11 Golf Championship Qualifier at Woodstone Golf Club in Danielsville, Lessl didn't think he could finish among the top players at the event. Not until he posted the second-lowest score in Class AAA and third-lowest overall in the event.
The old golf adage rings true. Drive for show. Putt for dough.
Grant Schumaker might not win many long drive contests. And he certainly won't receive any dough for Monday's win. But it was solid putting that led the Emmaus junior to this year's Lehigh Valley Conference golf title.
Shumaker shot an even par 72 at Allentown Municipal to win the tournament by four strokes over a quartet of players that tied for second place.
"There are so many good players in this tournament," Schumaker said. "It feels really good to be on top.