While beating Lafayette and Benton, the Hound boys golf team lost on a scorecard tiebreaker to Savannah at Wednesday's home quad at Mozingo Lake Golf Course, ending their undefeated start to the season.
The Hounds (5-1) and Savages (3-0) both shot 183, but the win was awarded to Savannah because its fifth golfer, Luke Hummer, shot eight strokes better than Maryville's No. 5 golfer, Wade Tobin.
Lafayette (1-2) shot 199 as a team and Benton (0-5) totaled a 242.
Maryville's No. 2 Kyle Leslie and Savannah's No. 1 Trent Young shared medalist honors with nine-hole rounds of 40.
The Hounds second-best scorer was freshman Hunter Hayes with a 44. Junior Dustin Wolters shot 46 to finish third on the team. Senior Trey Maughan endured a tough round and shot 53. Tobin followed up with a 62.
All of Savannah's top four golfers shot in the 40's. Following Young was Jack McKay (45), Aaron Baker (49) and Colton Saunders (49).
Lafayette's No. 1 Kyle Vest shot a 44 and No. 2 Cody Massey was one stroke behind with a 45. The remaining three Irish golfers shot 50, 60 and 68.
Benton was led by Mitch Byrd with a 57.
The Hounds head to St. Joseph today for a match with Lafayette.