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St. Mary’s junior Aidan Emmerich had 34 points in a loss to Arlington Catholic at Winchester Country Club on Wednesday afternoon. (Item Photo: Olivia Falcigno)

St. Mary’s golf comes up just short to Arlington Catholic to start season

WINCHESTER -- The St. Mary's golf team took to the course Wednesday for the first Spartans athletic contest in 203 days, and the drama started right away. 

In a back-and-forth matchup that came down to the eighth player on the roster, St. Mary's came up just short in a 173-167 loss to Catholic Central League foe Arlington Catholic at Winchester Country Club. Normally, the top seven scores from each team are counted towards the team's total. But since there was a tie after adding up all seven scores on each side, the match came down to the eighth player on each roster.

"It was great to get back out there and compete, and what a competitive match it was," said St. Mary's coach Jay Fiste. "It was great for the younger guys on the team to go out and get their feet wet and learn about …

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