The Tallmadge boys golf team suffered a crucial conference defeat Thursday.

Host Barberton earned a 180-182 victory over the Blue Devils at Barberton Brookside Country Club in Norton.

With the loss, Tallmadge dropped to 4-2 overall and 1-2 in the Suburban League American Conference.

Jack Morgan led the Magics (5-3, 2-2) with a 35 to earn medalist honors. Darin Hudak led the Blue Devils with a score of 40.

Rounding out the team scoring for Tallmadge were Liam Tokash (47), Jake Reifsnyder (47), Noah Bowser (48) and Brandon Gray (48).