Maryville's boys golf team won its first matches of the year over Smithville and Benton on a chilly Monday afternoon at Mozingo Lake Golf Course.
The Hounds (2-0) shot 172 as a team, with all five golfers scoring in the 40's over nine holes. Smithville (1-1) was second with a 198 followed by Benton (0-2) with a 266.
Maryville freshman Hunter Hayes claimed medalist honors with a 41. Senior Kyle Leslie and junior Dustin Wolters tied for second in the field with a 43.
Senior Trey Maughan fired a 44 to finish fourth among all golfers. Wade Tobin rounded out the scoring for the Hound varsity with a 49.
Smithville's top golfer was Jonathon Coleman with a 46. Two others shot 48. Benton was led by Dylan McDowell with a 58 and everyone else shot 66 or below.
On the Hound JV, Dakota Luke had the low round of 51. He was followed by Kyle Scott (53), Derek Luke (55) and Ryan Collier (66).
The Hounds will be back at Mozingo Wednesday to host Benton, Savannah and Lafayette. Savannah is the defending MEC champion.