Tro­jan golfers fin­ish fourth in Cal­houn

The Catoosa County News - - WORSHIP DIRECTORY - By Scott Herpst

The Gor­don Lee boys’ golf team fin­ished with a score of 325 and earned fourth place at the 2018 Cal­houn Jacket In­vi­ta­tional last Mon­day at Field’s Ferry Golf Club.

Gray Wel­don con­tin­ued his stel­lar sea­son with a 77, fol­lowed by a 79 from Tucker Wind­ham and an 81 from Ja­cob Car­lock. Chris­tian Boyd had an 88 to round out the team score, while Cole Walker teed it up for the Tro­jans and carded a 93.

Her­itage was one spot be­hind with a 332. Robert Allen Lyle had a nice 76 for the Gen­er­als, while a pair of 83’s from Cain Stover and Matthew Red­man, along with a 90 from De­clan Ryan, filled out the team to­tal. Lo­gan Self fin­ished with a 100.

LaFayette sent its ju­nior var­sity squad and posted a 371 to place 10th over­all. Scott Smith had an 85 and Jon Durham shot an 86. Kyle Moore, Josh Bet­tis and Ri­ley Mitchell all turned in a score of 100.

Chris­tian Her­itage won the tour­na­ment with a 315, fol­lowed by Sono­rav­ille and Cal­houn’s ‘A’ team, who tied at 322. Sono­rav­ille was awarded sec­ond on a score­card play­off. Bre­men High School ju­nior Tyler Lip­scomb, who has com­mit­ted to play at Alabama, was the day’s low medal­ist with a 67.

The LaFayette Lady Ram­blers also played in the Jacket In­vi­ta­tional on Mon­day and placed sixth over­all. Maci John­son led the way with a 98, good enough for 16th in­di­vid­u­ally. Shelby Whit­tle (104) was 18th, while Han­nah Bow­man and Emma Moore both carded a 110.

Gor­don Lee got a solid 81 from Ma­call Miller, an 87 from Jes­sica Hick­man and a 106 from Emma Cate Dendy.

The Lady Tro­jans’ place in the team stand­ings had not been pro­vided as of press time.

Lady Gen­er­als score big win

The Her­itage girls took on both North­west Whit­field and Coahulla Creek in a nine-hole match at Wind­stone Golf Club last Mon­day and dom­i­nated with a score of 126 to beat the Lady Bru­ins by 24 shots and de­feat the Lady Colts by 34.

Fresh­man Lau­ren Self was the day’s low medal­ist. Self made two birdies on the af­ter­noon and fin­ished with a sparkling 1-over par 37. Ju­nior Caro­line Bent­ley carded a 44, while an­other fresh­man, Ken­dall Har­rell, shot a 45.

Also play­ing for the Lady Gen­er­als was Car­son Nixon (50), Katie Proctor (52) and Traevin Pen­land (53).

Lady Tro­jans fourth, Lady Gen­er­als fifth at Nob North

Savannah Sat­ter­field shot a daz­zling 75 to lead the North Mur­ray Lady Moun­taineers to a five-stroke vic­tory at the Her­itage Lady Gen­eral In­vi­ta­tional at Nob North Golf Club on Thurs­day.

De­spite tricky pin place­ments and very stiff winds, Sat­ter­field nav­i­gated to the course at 3-over par to earn low medal­ist hon­ors, while her team fin­ished with a 265.

Her three play­ing part­ners on the day all earned All-Tour­na­ment sta­tus. Dal­ton’s Kate­lyn Sk­if­fen was sec­ond with an 85, fol­lowed by Ring­gold’s Mi­randa Rich at 87 and Miller with an 89 for Gor­don Lee.

Dal­ton shot a 270 as a team to fin­ish as run­ner-up. Al­la­toona (286) was third, fol­lowed by Gor­don Lee (295), Her­itage (300), Har­ri­son (311) and Coahulla

Creek (339).

Hick­man shot a 99 for the Lady Tro­jans and Dendy fin­ished at 107.

Self led Her­itage with a 94, fol­lowed by Nixon and Har­rell at 103. Proctor shot a 104, Bent­ley had a 105 and Pen­land carded a 110.

Rich was the only Ring­gold girl to com­pete in the tour­na­ment.

LaFayette, Ridge­land girls tune up for sec­tion­als

John­son and Whit­tle both shot a 52 for the LaFayette Lady Ram­blers dur­ing a round at the LaFayette Golf Course on Thurs­day, while Moore fin­ished with a 62.

Coahulla Creek had been sched­uled to face the Lady Ram­blers in a nine-hole match, but ended up not com­ing to LaFayette as they had been dou­ble-booked on the day. Ridge­land’s Christa Par­rish played a solo and had the day’s low round with a 47.

LaFayette downs Trion

The Ram­blers saw all six of its var­sity golfers break 40 last Tues­day as they claimed a 38-stroke vic­tory over Trion in a nine-hole match at the LaFayette Golf Course.

LaFayette (146) got a pair of even-par 36’s from Gage Smith and Carter Grant, while Tyler Jack­son and Ma­son Cain both shot 1-over par 37 to round out the team score. Ri­ley Grant had a 38 and Scott Smith shot a 39.

Noah Hank­ins carded a 42 to lead the Bull­dogs (184), fol­lowed by Walker Weaver (46), Gabe Cooper (47) and Cooper Malone (49).

LaFayette’s ju­nior var­sity team also played on Tues­day. Durham shot a 41, fol­lowed by Moore (44), Bet­tis (49) and Mitchell (52) to com­plete the 186 to­tal.

The Lady Ram­blers also beat Trion on Tues­day. Team scores were not avail­able as of press time. John­son was low medal­ist with a 47. Whit­tle shot a 54, fol­lowed by Bow­man with a 55 and Moore with a 60.

Ridge­land, LFO split matches

Ridge­land and LFO con­verged at Brown Acres Golf Course in Chat­tanooga last Tues­day af­ter­noon for a nine-hole match and ended the day with a split.

The War­riors scored the vic­tory, 200-237, while the Lady Pan­thers picked up a 118-121 win.

LFO’s Gar­ri­son Gen­try was the day’s low medal­ist with a 42. John Reed carded a 47, fol­lowed by Alec Gen­try (52) and Brandon McBr­yar (59).

Tristin Burks paced Ridge­land with a 56, while Justin Carver (59), Ryan Grasham (61) and Eli Gil­reath (61) rounded out the team to­tal.

In the girls’ match, Par­rish had the low­est score of the day with a 56 for the Lady Pan­thers. Her team­mate, Lau­ren Cain, fin­ished with a 62.

Tea Wil­son shot a 59 for the Lady War­riors and Angie Lee, fresh off ten­nis sea­son, shot a 62 in her first round of the sea­son.

Ram­blers place third in Car­roll­ton

The Ram­blers had three of their six golfers fin­ish in the top 30 and saw all six fin­ish in the top 50 as they placed sixth over­all in the team stand­ings at the Car­roll­ton Tro­jan In­vi­ta­tional at Sun­set Hills Coun­try Club over the week­end.

Gage Smith carded rounds of 79 and 74 to fin­ish with a two­day to­tal of 153, which earned him a tie for 10th place. Ri­ley Grant (76-79) fin­ished in a tie for 15th. Carter Grant (84-78) ended his tour­na­ment in a tie for 28th place.

Jack­son (87-77) fin­ished 36th. Cain (8978) fin­ished in a tie for 38th place, while Scott Smith (95-94) was 50th.

LaFayette stum­bled to a 326 on Fri­day, but bounced back with a 307 in Satur­day’s round to fin­ish at 633. They were 10 shots be­hind Dar­ling­ton (623) and 20 shots be­hind fourth­place Starr’s Mill (613).

Auburn (Ala.) won the tour­na­ment with rounds of 300 and 293 for a to­tal of 593. Colum­bus (307-292) was six shots be­hind, while St. Pius X (303-302) was third.

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