5A – Region 5 Championship, Ponderosa CC, Leesville, SC (5/1)
by Coach Brandon Smith
The Lexington Wildcat Boys Golf Team teed it up in the 36-hole Region V-5A Championship on Monday at Ponderosa Golf Club. After 18 holes the Wildcats carded an impressive score of 295 with all 5 players shooting scores in the 70s.
At the end of the 2nd 18 holes the Wildcats scores increased slightly and they carded a 307 cumulative score playing in gusting winds with storms close by. The Wildcats won the Region by a whopping 74 strokes (295/307=602) over River Bluff who scored a total of 676 with White Knoll placing 3rd with a score of 678. Spring Valley came in 4th with a score of 683 and Blythewood took the 5th place spot with a score of 703.
Connor Patterson was the low medalist and Region Champion and Alec Vardas had the low round of the tournament with a 72. All 5 players made the All-Region Team! Scores are below:
Connor Patterson 73/75=148 1st place
Gracyn Burgess 74/77=151 2nd place
Alec Vardas 72/80=152 tied 3rd place
Dillon Hite 77/75=152 tied 3rd place
Mavrick Mullinax 76/82=158 8th place
The Wildcats compete in the Lower State Tournament next Monday at Coosaw Creek in Summerville.
Final Order of Finish
1 Lexington 602
2 River Bluff 676
3 White Knoll 678
4 Spring Valley 683
5 Blythewood 703
6 Dutch Fork 712
7 Irmo 855