Cyclone boys, girls golf finishes second at Tri-Cities CC
BY IVAN SANDERS
STAR SPORTS EDITOR
The Elizabethton golf team traveled to Blountville to participate in a three-way match with Dobyns-Bennett and Sullivan East as both the boy’s and girls’ teams came away with a second-place finish.
In boy’s action, the Cyclones came up four strokes out of first place as the Indians from Dobyns-Bennett captured the day with a nine-hole team total of 155.
Ethan Lawson took medalist honors as the D-B player carded a low-round of 37 to lead his team to the first place platform. Also figuring into the Indian total was Sam Barbour’s 38 while John Helpinstine and Eli Murdock both played rounds of 40 to make up D-B’s 155 total.
The Cyclones were led on the afternoon by Carson Peters who came in with a round of 38. Caleb Tipton and Chase Buck fired identical round scores of 39 with Luke Campbell finishing his day with a 43.
Other Cyclone golfers who participated were Alex Gouge (44), and Jacob Williams (44).
Sullivan East finished third as the Patriots were paced by Matt Durham who checked into the clubhouse with a solid round of 38 followed by Justice Dillard’s 39.
Shea Sherfey (41) and Tyson Mitchell (44) helped to close out the Patriots team score of 162
The Lady Indians of D-B also took the team title in girls’ action firing a two-person team round of 86. The Lady Cyclones and Lady Patriots couldn’t gain any separation as the two teams had to settle for a tie carding rounds of 95 each.
D-B’s McKenzie Hauk was the medalist in the match as she finished the day with a 41, five strokes over par. Teammate Alyssa Colhoun’s score of 45 was good enough to help the duo pick up the team victory.
Elizabethton’s Hannah McDonnell led Coach Ken Hardin’s team on the afternoon as she finished with a 46 for the day. Gabby Miller was three strokes off McDonnell’s pace as she finished with a 49 to make up the team total of 95.
Two other Lady Cyclones took to the links as Maylie Stout finished her round with a 51 followed by Ashlynn Guy’s 59.
Sullivan East took advantage of Evie Leonard’s 47 and Tori Leonard’s 48 to pull even with the Lady Cyclones at 95. Lady Patriot Addison Holly carded a 57.