Gull Lake's Bryce Wheeler started fast and never looked back.
Wheeler led both days and ended his weekend as state champ in the Michigan High School Athletic Association Division 2 boys golf state final, helping the Blue Devils to a runner-up finish as a team.
Wheeler, a senior, shot a 67 on Friday and followed up with a 71 in the final round for a six-stroke win, earning match medalist for Gull Lake at the finals, played at The Meadows in Allendale.
The standout round by Wheeler anchored Gull Lake's performance as the Blue Devils finished with a team score of 628 to tie for second in the state as a team with Flint Powers Catholic, as both schools trailed champion Bloomfield Hills Brother Rice's 609.
Following Wheeler's two-day score of 138, Gull Lake freshman Hank Livingston had a 157, sophomore Ben Szabo carded a 165, freshman Chase Kosin had a 167 and junior Will Beardsley was at 181.
Marshall had two golfers competing as individuals with senior Harrison Chapman earning All-State status, finishing ninth overall with a 151. The Redhawks' Collin McLane had a 158.
This article originally appeared on Battle Creek Enquirer: Gull Lake's Bryce Wheeler runs away with state title in golf