Warriorettes finish second

By | September 22, 2013 12:00 am

District runner-up. The Warriorette golf team finished runner-up in the 6AAA tournament Thursday at Riverwatch. Shelby Johnson (right) finished third overall with an 80. Pictured with her is teammate, Melaney Payne. Not pictured is Kate Ferguson. They will be back in action at Riverwatch again on Thursday for the Region 3AAA tournament.

Region qualifiers. These four Warrior golfers qualified for the region tournament as individuals. There were five individual spots and WCHS earned four of them. Qualifying were (l to r): Zack Payne, Cameron Bruce, Tommy Sparkman and Haden Welch.

White County High School will have seven players competing in the Region 3AAA golf tournament next week.
The Warriorettes finished second in the District 6AAA Thursday at Riverwatch meaning all three WCHS players advance on to the region. The top three teams and the top five individuals not on those three teams earned the right to play in the region. The Warriors came in fourth, but WCHS players earned four of the five individual spots.
The WCHS girls shot a 175 for the event led by Shelby Johnson’s 80. Johnson had the third lowest score of the day. The low two scores were carded by the Lady Pioneers, which gave them the district title. Hannah Powell was the low medalist finishing with a 73. Her teammate, Brittany Myers, was two strokes back at 75 and had the number two score. The Lady Pioneers finished with a 148.
In addition to Johnson’s 80, Melaney Payne shot a 95 and Kate Ferguson finished with a 116.
The Warriorettes finished seven strokes ahead of third place finisher, Cookeville. Anna Cunningham shot an 86 and Siera Ramsey added a 96. Cunningham was the fourth medalist and Warren County’s Saylem Powell was fifth.
On the boys’ side of things, Cookeville boys captured the championship shooting a 301. The Cavaliers had four players shoot in the 70’s to take the title.
Warren County finished 10 strokes back of the Cavaliers with a 311 and took second place. They were paced by low medalist, Clayton Myers, with a 72.
Cumberland County took third and the final team spot in the region finishing with a 323. They had two players finish in the 70’s led by fourth medalist, Logan Stewart, with a 75.
The Warriors missed third place by seven strokes. They came in with a team total of 330 paced by Cameron Bruce with a 78. The rest of the scores were Haden Welch (82), Zack Payne (84) and Tommy Sparkman (86). All four of those finished among the top five individual scores. K.J. Enlow also played and shot a 97.
The other individual qualifier was Stone Memorial’s Dustin Lee with an 89.

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