WILLIAMSTOWN -- Consistency was the theme of the day for Mount Greylock's Matt Wiseman and Kyle Alvarez.
The Mounties' Nos. 1 and 2 golfers, respectively, carded 6-over-par 42s to lead the Greylock golf team past Lenox, 177-192 on the front nine at Waubeeka Golf Links on Monday afternoon.
Lenox's Kris Vahle earned medalist honors with a 40.
"We'll take that any day," Wiseman said before all the scores were in.
Wiseman, a sophomore, and Alvarez, a freshman, won't out-hit too many other 1s and 2s, but they will likely play cleaner. They did just that Monday.
The duo routinely found the fairway off the tee, placing themselves in good position for their approach shots, which were just as clean for the most part.
When they did find themselves in trouble off the tee -- like Wiseman did on the par-5 fourth hole and Alvarez did on the par-4 ninth -- they recovered quickly and put themselves in position to salvage par or bogey.
"It's very important, and I always play better when I hit fairways," Wiseman said. "I hit a fair number of fairways today, and the ones I didn't hit, I got out of trouble well."
The duo's short game -- chipping and putting -- carried them most of the day.
Wiseman wasn't happy with his putting on the first two holes, which he bogeyed, but he made a nice par putt on the par-3 seventh from about seven feet. As for his chipping, he rolled the ball just by the hole on a couple of occasions.
"They're putting and chipping and that's what golf is -- putting and chipping," Greylock coach Luke Polidoro said. "They're not making any bad mistakes. We've been working on golf course management all year, and for young golfers, that's the most important thing. They have the short game. They play a lot, so when they're on, they can chip and putt."
Alvarez rolled in the day's lone birdie. Ironic that it came on the front nine's longest hole, the 480-yard, par-5 fourth. It was his approach shot that did the heavy lifting for him. He stuck it about 1 foot from the flag.
"I hit a nice 7-iron. I didn't see it, and when I saw it, it landed a foot away from the pin," he said. "So I made that putt, and I felt great."
Senior Nick Dastoli turned in a 45 out of the No. 6 spot for Greylock, while Aaron St. Martin's 48 rounded out the Mounties' scoring. For Lenox, Kevin Coakley had the team's second-lowest score with a 49 out of the No. 6 spot. No. 3 Ben Epstein shot a 51, and both Cam Sibley (No. 2) and Lucy Schwartz (No. 5) shot 52s.
"Chris is by far our only real golfer. All the other kids are young and inexperienced," Lenox coach Dick Salinetti said. "This was our first away match and they just didn't well enough on an unfamiliar course."
The Mounties' win makes them winners in three of their last four matches and improves their overall record to 3-5.
Mount Greylock 177, Lenox 192
LENOX (192) -- Kris Vahle 40, Cam Sibley 52, Ben Epstein 51, Zach Levesque 57, Lucy Schwartz 52, Kevin Coakley 49.
GREYLOCK (177) -- Matt Wiseman 42, Kyle Alvarez 42, Aaron St. Martin 48, Lilly Crolius, Steven Jayko 55, Nick Dastoli 45.
Birdies -- Alvarez (No. 4)
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