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Needham’s Jake Shuman wins individual honors

Team title goes to St. John’s (S)

NORTON — With graying mustaches and baggy windbreakers, befuddled golf coaches huddled upstairs in the warmth of Norton Country Club, shaking their heads at some of the unusually poor scores at Monday’s Division 1 state final.

Faces still flush from the cold, with leaves and branches clinging to some of their shoes, the players joined them, waiting for an old projector to display a score that might finally impress. Suddenly, a voice shouted from within the group: “Oh, wow. We have a 72.”

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