GRUNDY CENTER - The Grundy Center boys' golf team opened the 2013 spring by defeating the reigning NICL West Division champions from Gladbrook-Reinbeck, 180-189, in Monday's dual meet at Town & Country Golf Club.
The Spartans collected all the hardware with the top two overall scores. Junior Lane Bangasser, the team's only returning district qualifier, shot 40 for medalist honors, while Elliott Eggleston was runner-up with a 42.
Nathan Graham's 47 and 51s from Tanner Pelzer and Sam Thompson rounded out the team score.
Gladbrook-Reinbeck, last year's NICL West tournament champion and team district qualifier, was led by Jacob Smoldt with a 43. Bradon Trepp shot 47, Logan Koester had a 48 and Bryce Ehlers' 51 finished off the Rebels' scoring rounds.